1. HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY -- Low-Income Students, Trinity Washington University


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    HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY -- Low-Income Students, Trinity Washington University -- Guest: Patricia McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University. Your connection to contemporary issues, people, and institutions involved in the world of higher education. HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY is produced by the University of the District of Columbia; host is educational consultant and author Steven Roy Goodman.

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    • Minds Matter of Los Angeles


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      Minds Matter is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success. Low-income students face many challenges when applying for university. Minds Matter provides a rigorous program of tutoring and mentoring, preparing our students with the skills they need to succeed in today's competitive college and university system. We guide our students every step of the way through the admissions process, and help their families navigate the complicated process of applying for scholarships and financial aid. Please consider becoming a volunteer or a financial supporter. Your donations help fund our program, providing valuable resources such as one-on-one tutoring and SAT test preparation. You will also help our students experience the enriching opportunity of attending academic summer school programs at leading colleges and universities. More information at: http://www.mindsmatterla.org

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      • The De La Salle North Difference


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        Julius Jones, Alumnus of De La Salle North Catholic High School Class of 2008 and senior at Duke University, gives a keynote address at the 7th Annual Changing Destinies Lunch about the "De La Salle Difference": characteristics that make our school unique and its students successful. He talks about faith; the development of critical thinking and analysis as a key feature in the school's educational program; the importance of belief and commitment to learning, hope and lifelong success; and service to others, highlighting benefits to the one who serves others.

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        • What Does It Take? COMMITMENT


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          What does it take to attend, operate, sponsor, support or teach at a faith-based college preparatory Catholic high school in north Portland, Oregon that welcomes racially-, culturally- and spiritually-diverse and economically-challenged students, providing work experience through a Corporate Internship Program as well as a high-quality college preparatory education? What does it take? It takes commitment! Watch and see!

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