The Benefits of Studying Abroad

Each year, the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship awards 10 students from the nation’s 600-plus Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) full scholarships to a summer study abroad program designed to enhance their leadership and intercultural communication skills....

5 Tips for Setting Successful Goals

Setting successful goals is not as easy as it looks and can easily be demotivating if not done properly. Many students give up on their university goals all together after failing to achieve unrealistic, even physically impossible learning-targets. Unfortunately, no...

Exploring Rockets and Poetry at Summer School

An enjoyable time of exploring rockets and poetry at summer school is a very different approach from previous years. The D.C. Everest summer program in Wisconsin goes beyond math and literacy with activities that include designing and engineering structures, cooking...

Engaging Parents in Student Success

A gifted teacher has discovered that the secret to engaging parents in student success is to make interaction with parents accessible and inviting. Fifth grade math teacher Brandon Eiland at Jenks East Intermediate School starts every period welcoming students to his...