The Federal Reserve Bank says that one in three students go into debt to achieve a college education and that the average student loan was $38,792, which was a record high, in 2020. In November 2021, the group owed $1.58 trillion in loans. A recent study shows that black students continue to incur more debt […]
Johnson C Smith University joins many other universities in requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus. In a press release from May 12, the University announced as they prepare to welcome students back to the campus fall semester, students are required to return fully vaccinated. Under the policy, students must complete […]
Michael Jordan Has Sent Hundreds Of Kids To College On Full Ride Scholarships Although Michael Jordan has been accused of not being invested and giving back to the community, no one can deny the efforts and work of his “Jordan Brand Wings Scholars Program”, a scholarship initiative that has sent over 200 kids to school with […]
A personal tweet that Charles Brockman III, an incoming freshman at Mississippi State University, dedicated to his father went viral.
Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make New York’s public colleges totally free. Under Cuomo’s plan, students or students from families that make $125,000 or less a year would pay nothing to attend any two or four-year public college in NY state. The proposal has support from Sen. Bernie Sanders and believe this is an important […]
For this Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell and GRIFF ask listeners this important question: when is the right time to send your kids out of the house and into the world? In a time when even the vast majority of recent college graduates move back home, the answer to such a question is certainly not […]
In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF thanks God for week one of college football. He talks about Houston’s surprising win over Oklahoma, LSU “taking that L in Wisconsin,” and much more. He says God was out in full force on the football fields of colleges across the country “opening up the red sea” as […]
Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.
Michelle Obama delivered the final commencement speech of her tenure as First Lady Friday at City College of New York in Harlem, addressing more than 3,000 members of the class of 2016 at the 169-year-old public college. During the speech, which included a dig at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and a brief talk about the significance […]
What may not have been a traditional graduation speech has now captured the heart and souls of many.