Graduate School of Education

Black Colleges Look to Increase Online Ed Presence

November 14, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education suggests that the lack of financial support is part of the problem for historically black colleges and universities that want to increase their online presence.

Article Source: Associated Press

Bolstering African-American Success in the STEM Fields

November 9, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses African-Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Data Say Retention Is Better Answer to ‘Shortage’ Than Recruitment

October 29, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education comments on his analysis of education-policy research.

Article Source: Science Magazine

What Can HBCUs Teach All Colleges and Universities?

November 4, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on what historically black colleges and universities can contribute to the higher-education system as a whole.

Article Source: Diverse

Conveying the Black College Experience Into Distance Learning

November 4, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education suggests that traditional higher -education institutions could learn advertising tactics from for-profit institutions in order to appeal to more students.

Article Source: Diverse

High Pressure Fundraising = Big Turn Off

October 30, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education contributes her opinion on overbearing tactics used for fundraising at higher education institutions.

An Open Letter to HBCU Students and Alumni

October 28, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her perspective on issues of access and retention for students of color.

Article Source: Diverse

Monica Yant Kinney: Give Teachers Dollars to Go With Ideals

October 31, 2010

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education comments on the disparity between teachers’ salaries and the value of their work.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 29, 2010

Penn Graduate School of Education Opens Business Plan Competition Submissions; Top Prize $25,000

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and the Milken Family Foundation have announced that the 2011 Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition is open for submissions.

            Entering its second year, this global competition is the first contest specifically aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship and addressing challenges in education.  It is designed to connect social entrepreneurs to venture capitalists and other funders interested in improving education.

What Is A College Degree Really Worth?

October 26, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education co-authors an op-ed focusing on the value of higher education.

Article Source: theloop21.com