May 2 2022
How Affordable is Education for Students of Color?
In this episode, Charles H. Pryor II was interviewed by Bakhtiyor Isoev. Charles H. Pryor II, Vice President for Student Engagement at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY, is a groundbreaking veteran of higher education who has dedicated his career to directly combatting the low college graduation rates of marginalized communities by developing data-based academic programming, diversity and inclusion initiatives, student-centred curricula, and continuous professional development training for faculty and staff members. Charles is a dedicated advocate who mentors students and young adults who are considered overlooked, underserved, and marginalized in order to break the barriers of poverty and bolster a healthy self-image, generational wealth building, and access to the untapped educational opportunities the world has to offer.Currently, as the Vice President of Student Engagement and Success for Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, Charles has worked tirelessly to bridge the gaps in campus culture, community involvement, operations, and annual revenue for the institution. Leveraging his own college experience, he has challenged campus leadership to look beyond the status quo to combat the challenges students face each dayA sought-after speaker, Charles has been called upon by top New York high schools, colleges, and non-profit organizations to give presentations and participate in panel discussions for students wanting a realistic glimpse into the college experience, as well as the topics of race relations in America, the importance of mentorship in underrepresented communities, and the consequences of not practising safe sex.In this episode, Charles H. Pryor II will share his insights about how affordable education is for students of color.Story Notes:Journey to Higher EducationCOVID Experiences in March 2020Advice to Student Affairs ProfessionalsFinancial LiteracyMajor Differences in Educating Students of Different ColorHighlight of Different Cost Student IncurSmall Investment for Parents to Address the Student NeedsThis show is sponsored by http://4stay.com/On a mission to transform on and off-campus housing. Explore our solutions:Off-Campus Housing | Accommodation Platform | Group Housing | Renters |Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or learn more at http://4stay.comMore episodes here at https://podcast.4stay.com/