higher education

  • Sather Tower can be seen at the University of California, Berkeley campus. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    UC Student-Workers Rally Against GOP Tax Plan Attacks on Higher Education


    Union Members Call on UC Administration to Confront GOP Plan by Reversing Tuition Hikes and Expanding Financial Support for Graduate Students On Wednesday, November 29th, students and workers at all nine teaching campuses of the University of California (UC) participated in a nationally-coordinated day of action opposing the GOP...
  • A majority of the people incarcerated in Utah have less than a high school education. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    University of Utah Brings Higher Ed to Prisons

    Eric Galatas Public News Service SALT LAKE CITY — A new program spearheaded by the University of Utah is reviving higher education classes for incarcerated people at the Utah State Correctional Facility in Draper, after a ten-year hiatus. Erin Castro, an assistant professor at the University, is the driving...
  • College Student Alma Perez and her daughters at Sunday Friends: (l-r) Emely, Naomi, Alma and Stephanie. Photo Credit: Sunday Friends

    Nonprofit’s “Path-to-College” Leads the Way to Higher Education

    Low-Income Students Enrolled at Community Colleges, State Universities, Harvard, Cal Poly, UCLA San Jose, Calif. – Sunday Friends, “The Working Alternative to Charity” (www.sundayfriends.org), is seeing increasing numbers of the very low income students it serves off to college. Thanks to its programming for families and, specifically, its three-year-old...
  • Elmwood Correctional

    Higher Education at Elmwood Correctional

    Partnership with San Jose State University Research Foundation offers credit-bearing general education courses to incarcerated men and women, beginning in September  SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— The County of Santa Clara is paving the way to higher education for men and women at Elmwood Correctional Facility and Main Jail in...