HEOP students generally are considered as having been marginally performing students in HS.  What this NY Times article points out is how important it is for students like those in HEOP to get the type of four-year education that an institution such as LIU provides.   A four-year degree pays off! College for the Masses […]

Yesterday at LIU’s HEOP marked the first video diary session for standout HEOP alumni.  Ruth Guillaume (LIU ’08, BS, MS Occupational Therapy) visited and allowed us to record her HEOP story.  It was an emotional time for all as Ruth recounted how HEOP helped her to become the person she is today.  Look for this […]

Monday began with Mike Pride’s announcement at Columbia University of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners.  The Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded now for nearly a century, having begun in 1917.  Prizes are awarded in journalism and the arts, including literature, photography, and music; along with the George Polk Awards, the Pulitzer Prizes are among the […]

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program is a New York State Education Department funded program. Remember to click through or hover over the “Reading, Studying, and Writing Resources” link at the top of the site for access to brief advice, lessons, and practice worksheets created just for you!  Don’t see what you need? […]

Good news from March 31st–the New York State Assembly passed its budget, and included in the bill is additional funding for TAP and Opportunity Programs, including HEOP! The state’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) has received an additional $45 million in funding, while HEOP saw an additional $3.9 million in allocated funds. Feel like writing your […]

You’ve heard it more than once since starting at LIU:  to be a strong writer you need to read.  In today’s edition of WNYC’s New Tech City, the show explores the impact of technology on the blind and visually impaired, asking the question, “Is Braille Obsolete?”  Experts argue that without learning Braille, which is reading by […]

Although NYC’s 2012 ban on super-sized drinks was overturned last year, Los Angeles’s ban on fast food joints in the neighborhood known as South Los Angeles (formerly South Central), while intact, has failed to produce the desired results. This is a good read for those interested in the problem of obesity, especially as it impacts low-income […]

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