Ivanna Colon, assistant director, TRiO Upward Bound presented Unapologetically Me: Confronting Racial and Gender Bias as Women of Color at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference in Boston, MA on March 5th, 2019.
I’m not talking about things like spiders or snakes, a fear of heights, even squirrels (I know someone who is and who shall remain nameless).
No, I’m talking about those situations or opportunities that pop up in our lives that require us to make decisions that are out of our comfort zone.
I remember the fear I felt on my first job as a news reporter. I was 21 years old, fresh out of college, working at a TV station in Louisville, Kentucky. Most of my colleagues were “seasoned” journalists with years of experience.
The MCAS Pipeline to the Honors Late Entry Program has once again yielded a stellar class of students! Of the 9 students who accepted the invitation to apply to be a part of this year’s Late Entry cohort, we had a remarkable 6 students accepted! Our 66% acceptance rate far exceeded the 29% acceptance rate for all RIT students, and our students are representative of our division’s commitment to student success. This year’s cohort is: