CNN Legal Analyst Laura Coates speaks at 51st MLK Celebration
Urging listeners to pay attention to their own moral conscience, CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates said Americans must continue to advance the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. even when it seems in vain.Read More
ACCESS/MSP Alumna Monica R. Liggins-Abrams
In 2002, as a first-generation college student from a low-income family in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Monica R. Liggins-Abrams applied to The Ohio State University. While in high school, she had spent time in Columbus and attended a summer enrichment program through the African-American and African Studies Extension Center. It was a one week residential program that introduced her to Ohio State.
ACCESS Collaborative student testifies in Washington DC
In March of 2019, ACCESS Collaborative student Jenae Parker testified before the US House Education & Labor Committee about college affordability. She spoke about her journey to receiving her Associate of Applied Science in Human Resources Management from Columbus State Community College in 2018, the challenges she overcame, the roadblocks she encountered, in particular how she would afford her college education.
Scholar Spotlight: Evelin Nunez-Rodriguez
Evelin Nunez-Rodriguez is a Young Scholar from Cleveland, Ohio who is also involved with the Latinx Student Success (LSS). YSP provides opportunities for academically talented, first-generation students with high financial need to advance their goal of pursuing higher education while LSS works to cultivate Latinx communities for academic, social, and professional support.
BNRC News-A passion for the game: evoking change and paying it forward
Unbelievable... Shocking... Cinderella... These were some of the words floated around after University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) beat Virginia 74-54 in the First Round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament and the words people will continue to use for years to come, as we became the first #16 seed to defeat a #1 seed. Though our run did not last long, UMBC has its named etched in stone forever and will always be referred to as the first team to accomplish this improbable feat. Just getting to the tournament alone was an honor.