Higher Education: Why Make it Harder to Get Degrees? Tell Congress — Don’t Double Student Loan Interest Rates

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Higher Education: Why Make it Harder to Get Degrees? Tell Congress — Don’t Double Student Loan Interest Rates

Thursday, June 14, 2012

by Rhonda Bishop YWCA USA I anxiously scanned the packed gymnasium trying to get a glimpse of my mother’s graduation cap.  Beaming like a proud parent, I snapped photos like the paparazzi as she walked across the stage to receive her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Michigan.  As a non-traditional student, my… Continue Reading Higher Education: Why Make it Harder to Get Degrees? Tell Congress — Don’t Double Student Loan Interest Rates

“One” Love: Yeardley Love Murder Sheds Light on Campus Domestic Violence

Monday, May 9, 2011

by Rhonda Bishop YWCA USA Advocacy Associate As 2010 graduates are approaching their first full year out of undergrad, many have settled into post-undergrad careers all over the country—but there is one student whose vibrant potential was silenced last year. This week marks the one-year anniversary of University of Virginia lacrosse athlete Yeardley Love’s murder.… Continue Reading “One” Love: Yeardley Love Murder Sheds Light on Campus Domestic Violence

At the Conference: Mikeya Jackson-Harper, YWCA Washington State University

Friday, April 8, 2011

by Mikeya Jackson-Harper YWCA Washington State University My name is Mikeya Jackson-Harper and I am a Junior at Washington State University who is majoring in Sociology and Digital Technology and Culture. This is my first time attending the YWCA National Conference USA in Washington, D.C. It was an amazing experience. I learned about the political… Continue Reading At the Conference: Mikeya Jackson-Harper, YWCA Washington State University