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Ventura College Foundation Revises Scholarship Application Requirements; Removes Barriers To Applying

Ventura College Foundation Revises Scholarship Application Requirements; Removes Barriers To Applying

Ventura, CA–The Ventura College Foundation has revised its scholarship application requirements. The changes are designed to remove barriers to applying. The revisions were approved by the foundation board and are effective immediately. “We reviewed our scholarship program outcome data, researched best practices for scholarship providers along the lines of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and conducted […]

Ventura County’s Community Colleges Named Among 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

Ventura County’s Community Colleges Named Among 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2023 Aspen Prize

Camarillo, Calif. (November 2, 2021)—Ventura County’s community colleges are among 150 institutions nationwide eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges are now eligible for the 2023 prize, known as the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. It recognizes colleges […]

‘Radical And Partisan’: Republican Concern Is Growing Over Lina Khan’s FTC Overhaul

‘Radical And Partisan’: Republican Concern Is Growing Over Lina Khan’s FTC Overhaul

Ailan Evans After only three months at the helm of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan is disturbing many top Republicans, who say she’s turned the agency into a partisan weapon. “She’s abandoned long-standing bipartisan practices and made it clear she will use the FTC to advance President Biden’s agenda in the name of economic […]

Controller Yee: Time To Shift Culture To Close Diversity Gap At Private Equity Firms

Controller Yee: Time To Shift Culture To Close Diversity Gap At Private Equity Firms

According to long-standing research by McKinsey & Company, public companies in the top quartile for gender diversity were 25 percent more likely to outperform industry-median growth than companies in the bottom quartile. Similarly, executive teams in the top quartile of ethnic diversity were 36 percent more likely to financially outperform the industry median. This is […]

Texas Tech To End Anti-Racism Seminar That Segregated Students By Race

Texas Tech To End Anti-Racism Seminar That Segregated Students By Race

Kendall Tietz Texas Tech University has cancelled an anti-racism seminar where students were segregated by race, the school told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Faculty and students were broken up into two groups within the “Allyship and Co-Conspirator” session of the “Deeply Rooted Conversations” training, Young America’s Foundation (YAF) reported based on documents obtained through […]

Evergrande Suspends Trading In All Bonds

Evergrande Suspends Trading In All Bonds

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge Earlier today we pointed out that in what can (obviously) only be a remarkable coincidence, China’s largest, and most systematically important real estate developer, China Evergrande (and its $300+ billion in debt), collapsed on the 13th anniversary of Lehman’s bankruptcy filing, when Beijing told Evergrande’s creditor banks that the insolvent company, which […]

Higher Inflation Depresses Equity Valuation

Higher Inflation Depresses Equity Valuation

As economists and investors assess the chances that recent, higher U.S. inflation rates will prove transitory or permanent, they should not lose sight of the well-established fact that higher inflation is associated with lower equity valuations (typically measured by the price-earnings or “P/E” multiple). The facts are easy to forget because it is commonly (but […]

Residents Continue to Reject Social Justice Commission – T.O. City Council

Residents Continue to Reject Social Justice Commission – T.O. City Council

By Kevin Harris Thousand Oaks residents once again spoke up in number Tuesday night in opposition to a proposed “Social Justice Commission,” among other topics during the Public Comments period of the city’s latest City Council Meeting.  As expected, there was some variation of topics during the Public Comment period, with one resident, Sue Angelo, […]

Ventura County Office of Education Equity Conference

Ventura County Office of Education Equity Conference

Difficult yet vital issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion in Ventura County public schools are the focus of the first-ever Ventura County Office of Education Equity Conference to be held on May 24, 2021. This three hour virtual event will feature a wide variety of workshops on ways to increase opportunities and break down barriers […]

Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees Endorses DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Resolution

Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees Endorses DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) Resolution

District pledges to address the diverse needs of students, faculty and staff in academia and the workplace Ventura County Community College District board of trustees fully supports and is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for its approximately 31,000 students, nearly 1,900 employees and the community. In support of the diverse population of students at […]

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