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Widener's Dr. Julie E. Wollman visited AL DÍA on July 3, 2019. Photo: Jensen Toussaint/AL DÍA News.

On July 3, Widener’s 10th president visited AL DÍA to discuss her experiences as the university’s first female president, and her efforts of inclusion on campus.

¿Qué está haciendo la educación superior para cerrar la brecha de la diversidad en los campus?

 05/01/2019 - 13:55
Colegio Comunitario de Filadelfia / Fotografía: AL DÍA

La Universidad de Temple se está quedando atrás en el reclutamiento de estudiantes latinos, con solo el 6.9% de su población estudiantil, mientras que el Colegio Comunitario de Filadelfia está atascado en el 14.8%. La población latina de Filadelfia se acerca rápidamente al 20%.

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Treasurer Joe Torsella: Education propels the American dream

 07/30/2018 - 15:36
Treasurer Joe Torsella visited the AL DÍA Newsroom in July. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

In addition to educational initiatives such as the PA 529 Program, AL DÍA News caught up with Treasurer Torsella on his concerns about the state of retirement savings in Pennsylvania, as well as his office’s role in supporting Pennsylvanians with disabilities and reuniting unclaimed property with owners.

Michelle Obama celebrates college-bound students in Philadelphia — and gives advice for the next step

 05/04/2018 - 19:18
Michelle Obama led a star-studded cast on Wednesday, May 2, celebrating college-bound students in Philadelphia as part of the national College Signing Day event. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

At the largest ever College Signing Day celebration, Michelle Obama and a star-studded cast cheered on Philadelphia students who are committed to attending degree programs following their high school graduation — and talked about how to navigate college once there. 

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Higher education associations condemn “xenophobic and sometimes racist mentality” exposed in DACA discussions

 01/25/2018 - 10:46
DACA Rally in Philadelphia, PA on September 5th 2017 by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News 

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, other organizations urge congressional action on DACA, call out language used against immigrants in discussions

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