North Carolina launches digital equity and literacy office
The new office will be led by Jeremy Collins, the state’s director of innovative connectivity.
Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog
Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Google invests $1M in digital-skills training at Black universities
A $1 million program co-led by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund is designed to reach 20,000 students attending historically Black colleges and universities.
New Ellucian scholarships encourage university enrollment during the pandemic
As interest in higher education wanes, the software company Ellucian says it plans to offer students $10 million in scholarships by April 2021.
Howard U. receives $10M donation to fund STEM scholarships
The donation from Karsh Family Foundation will fund full scholarships and educational opportunities for students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM.