Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD The harsh effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education have reached another level of concern. Recent numbers have shown that the decline in U.S. college enrollment doubled in fall 2020 compared to fall 2019. Enrollment was 3.6% lower than in 2019. That’s more than 560,000 students. As soon as schools started closing […]
Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Plan A and B for some high school seniors who intended to take the SAT or ACT for the first time this semester, or to improve upon their scores. Those options are now off the table. The College Board has canceled all tests through the […]
Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD Many students dream of going to college far away, but the reality is that most seek higher education close to home. As referenced in the article “The Education Deserts of Rural America”, nearly 40 percent of college freshmen attend a school less than 50 miles from home. Though the […]
Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD It appears that minority students are less likely to enroll in college, remain in college, and are more likely to go directly to work post high school. Factors impacting their choices to attend college are finances, access to opportunities, awareness, proper preparation, supportive networks, and exposure. And for many minorities […]
The Brookings STEM Report offers an analysis of the occupational requirements for STEM knowledge. How does “The Hidden STEM Economy” impact you?
Thursday, 11:00 AM, March 7th at the John B. Coleman Library at Prairie View A & M University of Texas celebrates Women’s History Month: “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in (STEM).” Women’s History Month Flyer 2013 Dr.pdf FINAL COPYkmg 3-4-13
With an increasing number of top ranking universities not requiring incoming students to submit SAT scores, is it plausible that we will see an increase in minority students applying to higher education institutions. I was a student who worked hard and performed well in class but not on standardized tests. Applying to an undergraduate university with […]