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Lumina Foundation hosts Demo Day to showcase workforce and education technology entrepreneurs

April 15, 2019

Lumina Foundation is hosting its first Demo Day today, featuring more than a dozen early-stage companies developing solutions to help more people receive education and training after high school.

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In their own words–The SYE Program at Morgan State University

April 11, 2019

In launching a Second-Year Experience program at Morgan State University this year, we ran headlong into a tough obstacle: ‘sophomore slump.’ But with help from the students themselves, we worked through that challenge and many others. Students are participating, exploring new fields, and finding themselves.

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"Road-tripper" says future of work is scary but promising

April 11, 2019

College students and others trying to plan their lives and careers face a range of choices but should be guided by their passion, members of a group pondering the future of work say.

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More colleges need to step up their game amid the rise of Latino students

April 08, 2019

As the number of Latinos in the United States grows — it’s nearly 59 million people, or 18 percent of the population — colleges and universities are seeing increases in both their rates of enrollment and degree completion.

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Stronger Nation data visualization can aid the effort to boost education levels

April 04, 2019

A Stronger Nation, Lumina Foundation’s signature online report tracking the share of adults 25 to 64 with education and training after high school, has added a new goal-exploration tool to its national and state data that can be used by policy officials and journalists.

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Lumina’s ‘Stronger Nation’ data tool unlocks wealth of information

April 03, 2019

The latest edition of A Stronger Nation, Lumina Foundation’s signature report on educational attainment, now offers an interactive tool that states and stakeholders can use to help tailor their efforts to boost education attainment.

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Education entrepreneurs are redrawing the learning curve

April 03, 2019

There are at least two ways to look at everything, including innovation. One way — let’s call it the radical approach — was aptly expressed by Charles F. Kettering who said this: “If you’ve always done it that way, it’s probably wrong.”

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Christine Pambianchi brings national workforce expertise to Lumina board

April 02, 2019

Lumina Foundation today announced the selection of Christine M. Pambianchi, executive vice president, people and digital, at global materials science innovator Corning Inc., to serve on its board of directors.

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Florida aims for ‘top 10 global economy’ through education

April 02, 2019

From slumping poll numbers to a stinging bribery scandal over admissions, higher education has taken a beating recently. But as most of us know — and as states such as Michigan and Florida are affirming — there’s still no better path to a secure future than education and training after high school.

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