We are thrilled to announce that MTE Publishing has partnered as the official public speaking and literary agent for the One Nation One Project End Gun Violence Oratorical Competition, an event that is sponsored by The City of Gainesville and funded by One Nation One Project. This collaboration represents a significant step forward in supporting the next generation of orators and writers, and we are excited to announce that this is just the beginning for our scholars.
Access to a obtaining and affording a college education remains uneven. Florida is ranked 48 out of 50 for students completing the (FAFSA) Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The American School Counselor Association recommends a student to guidance counselor ratio of 250:1. In Florida, the ratio is 431:1. The Education Equalizer Foundation (EEF) has taken a remarkable step towards bridging these gaps. By providing comprehensive educational resources, mentorship, and exposure to various career opportunities, EEF’s College PASS program is the gateway program to become an Education Equalizer Scholar. Continue reading to learn more about the achievements and impact of the College PASS program and explore how you can join hands in supporting the program.
We are not surprised by the Supreme Court’s decision to block President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. However, it is unfortunate because not only would this relief have helped to reduce student loan balances, but it would also have improved our economy, resulting in increased consumer spending, and financial stability. Individuals who owe tend to prioritize paying their loans back instead of saving and investing, starting businesses, and buying homes; this terrible ripple effect hurts all of us, not just the borrowers. We have to reflect on the students who had to borrow money to attend college in the first place. They likely attended because they wanted the training to get a job to better themselves, their families and give back to their communities.
As the founder of the Education Equalizer Foundation, I am writing to express my profound concerns about the recent dismantling of affirmative action in higher education. The decision to end these crucial policies has significant ramifications, undoubtedly impacting the opportunity for students to experience new cultures from students representing all backgrounds.
Are you passionate about education and dedicated to helping students achieve their academic goals? If so, the Education Equalizer Foundation (EEF) has an exciting opportunity for you. We are thrilled to announce our internship program as an ACT/SAT Test Prep Intern. This blog article will provide you with all the details about this valuable experience that combines education, test preparation, and making a difference in students’ lives.
We are thrilled to extend our deepest gratitude to our sponsors for their unwavering support of The Education Equalizer Foundation’s College PASS program! Thanks to your generosity and commitment, we have successfully enrolled 30 talented students into this transformative, multi-year college preparedness program. These scholars, along with their families, will now have the resources and guidance they need to access numerous colleges and secure scholarships for their higher education journey.
As we celebrate Juneteenth, I write to address two critical issues impacting higher education: the potential overturn of affirmative action and the preservation of academic freedom.
We are thrilled to extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Kerwin Scott, the Founder and Board Vice Chairman of The Education Equalizer Foundation (EEF), for earning a graduate certificate in Periodontics from the prestigious University of Florida School of Dentistry. This accomplishment reflects his dedication and hard work and positions him as a trailblazer since he is the first Black male to graduate from the program. We humbly acknowledge that the first black person to graduate from this program was Dr. Bianca Newman, a Black woman. Newman and Scott attended Meharry Medical College and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree before attending the University of Florida for residency.
Summer is the perfect time for high school seniors to prepare for their future endeavors, whether exploring career options, considering a gap year, or planning for college. In this career and preparedness series, Dani Tan will guide you through the essential steps to unlock your potential and set yourself up for success. From social media branding and networking to resume building, interview preparation, and professional etiquette, these insights will empower you to make informed decisions and navigate the exciting journey ahead.
The Education Equalizer Foundation, an organization dedicated to preparing students for college, is proud to announce that Mauriana Garner has joined its Board of Directors. Mauriana, class of 2023, has been accepted into several prestigious universities, including Bethune Cookman University, Edward Waters University, Tennessee State University, Tougaloo College, Florida Memorial University, and Shaw University. However, she has decided to attend Tallahassee Community College on a full-ride Bright Future Scholarship and then transfer to Florida State University, where she plans to become a nurse practitioner.