Next week, SummerTIME—our annual four-week intensive writing and college knowledge summer program for 90 transitioning college freshmen—starts. Besides helping out with the writing curriculum and the program logistics, I’ll be reviewing financial aid offers with students and troubleshooting any issues. As in previous years, I anticipate the usual breakdown … 75% of students will have [...]
This week’s 21st Century Scholar blog posts focus on the postsecondary tenure process. Five higher education scholars—both faculty and students—debunk the often clandestine proceedings and give some personal advice. Enjoy!
We here at 21stcenturyscholar.org are taking a break for the winter holidays. Blogging will commence on January 7, 2013. We want to thank all of our bloggers and readers who supported the blog this year. You’re the best! See you in 2013!
21st Century Scholar is off for the rest of the summer. We’ll be back blogging on Monday, August 20. In the meantime, enjoy the summer. Ciao!
Today is the last day of SummerTIME, the Pullias Center’s annual intensive four-week writing and college knowledge program for first-generation, low-income Los Angeles-area students starting college in the fall. The entire SummerTIME crew—Pullias staff members, grad and undergrad students, college writing instructors, and lots of volunteers—works diligently to prepare these students for the academic, social, [...]
Clayton M. Christensen is the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth. Professor Christensen holds a B.A. with highest honors in economics from Brigham Young University (1975) and an M.Phil. in applied econometrics from Oxford University [...]
The blog is dark this week as we will be observing the university’s spring break vacation. Check back with us next week!
This week’s 21st Century Scholar blog posts focus on non-tenure-track and contingent faculty. The posts are written by Adrianna Kezar, Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis (CHEPA) at the USC Rossier School of Education. Adrianna explains the major challenges facing this growing group of faculty and outlines some [...]
We here at 21stcenturyscholar.org are taking a break for the winter holidays. Blogging will commence on January 9, 2012. We want to thank all of our bloggers and readers who supported the blog this year. You’re the best! See you in 2012!
We here at 21st Century Scholar are delighted to bring you a special week focusing on undocumented immigrant students. Each day, a guest blogger—Uriel Rivera, Ryan Evely Gildersleeve, Crissel Rodriguez, Susana Muñoz, and a brother and sister from a mixed-status family—will talk about their experiences as, interactions with, and hopes for undocumented immigrants and students. We hope that you [...]