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.
BNRC News-Bell National Centers Executive Director Awarded for Educational Research
Founded in 1916, the American Educational Research Association (AERA) - the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning - has announced the winners of its 2019 awards for excellence in education research. Among those honored is Dr. James L. Moore III, Executive Director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male and Education and Human Ecology Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at The Ohio State University.
MSP Scholar leads social justice movements
Few teenagers can say they have spoken in front of the United Nations, or that they have contacts like Democratic House Rep. Nancy Pelosi, but Kaleab Jegol is no average teenager. Through his work in Women’s March Youth and starting his own nonprofit, Education for Ethiopia, Jegol has had notable success at an early age. From meeting activists like Linda Sarsour and Yara Shahidi, he has helped create a national movement.
MSP Scholar Laila Ujayli receives Rhodes Scholarship
When it comes to finding educational opportunities, Laila Ujaylis philosophy is quite simple: apply for everything period. Laila first applied that philosophy when she applied and was offered a Morrill Scholarship at The Ohio State University. The Morrill Scholarship Program (MSP), housed in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, offers scholarships and educational enrichment opportunities to academically talented students who are actively engaged in diversity-based leadership, service, and social justice. Ohio States commitment to bringing diverse voices into the Buckeye community is a great testament to the schools priorities, and those are priorities that I also share, which helped make the decision to attend Ohio State very easy.