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Mentoring underrepresented minority students

By Amanda Cornwall, Inside Higher Ed So … I’m white, writes Amanda Cornwall. Can I be effective as a mentor to students from underrepresented groups? Very shortly after beginning a new administrative role in which my main job is to create programming to support Ph.D. students, I was given an exciting new task. The university […]

Camp staff can call national hotline when emergencies strike

By Laurie Browne, Camps and other youth programs are fun, dynamic and fast-paced places, which is part of the reason youth thrive in these settings. But these and other features of typical camps can also be a recipe for disaster, despite our best risk management efforts. The American Camp Association’s Camp Crisis Hotline is a free, confidential, year-round […]