Tag: Students

Students Who Share a Race with Teachers Get Better Grades

College students who are of the same race or ethnicity as their teaching assistants earn higher grades at statistically significant levels, and the findings are consistent across racial and ethnic groups, according to a study released this week. The study, “TAs Like Me: Racial Interactions Between Graduate Teaching Assistants and…

HACU Helps You Develop Latino Talent Pipeline

Is your leadership pipeline missing out on Latino recruits The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities program identifies and trains Latino students who become corporate interns and valued employees. Read this storyin the DiversityInc magazine digital issue, andsign up to receive DiversityInc magazine. When senior tax consultant Juan Betancourt first…

Where's the Pipeline of LGBT Talent Why We Need to Support Gay Youth

The series of events that contributed to the global economic downturn served as a critical lesson for many in corporate America. A smart and talented workforce has become a critical tool for corporations to weather difficult economic times and build for the future by cultivating new leadership. My colleagues and…

Talent Development: Identify & Develop Your Future Pipeline

Talent development starts in the trenches, saysRutgers University’s Courtney McAnuff, who grew up in a low-income neighborhood.He has dedicated his career to preparing a more diverse future workforce through higher education and has expanded those goals to reach students at the high-school level. The heart of what he does is…

Talent Development: From Migrant Workers' Son to CEO

Talent developmentand early identification of future potential hold the key for INROADS’ aspiring low-income students. And if anyone understands what it takes to pull yourself up from poverty and reach the highest levels of corporate America, it’sForest T. Harper. Read personal stories fromtwo INROADS interns:Talent Development Creates Ability for INROADS…

How to Get 150 Top-Performing Black and Latino Candidates Now

Ernst & Young takes its talent seriously. That’s why the professional-services firm isn’t leaving the quality of its future workforce to chance. Its leaders are taking the initiative by engaging traditionally underrepresented students before they graduate from college as well as helping administrators and faculty members address existing diversity gaps…

American Universities Hinder Diversity Among STEM Students

Are traditional academic approaches hindering organizations from bolstering diversity According to new research, universities aren’t doing enough to diversify the next generation of talent from STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) departments. In fact, 37 percent of STEM department chairs gave their institution a grade of “C” or below when…