Secondary Headline:Elizabeth City State University
Sub Headline: Department of Defense Intern
Excerpt: I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because… I humbly rose above life obstacles and worked my family out of poverty. I used my section 8 surroundings, mothers love, and overall life challenges to fuel my hunger for furthering my education which reversed my life’s outcome.
If it wasn’t for TMCF... I would not have had the opportunity to develop professionally and expand my potential. Through Thurgood Marshall College F Read More >
Primary Headline: Amaya Turner
Secondary Headline:Winston-Salem State University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Alumni
Excerpt: One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student loans, it's important for me to know that I should pay my student loans off on time and make sure that I'm paying as much as I possibly can to ensure that I'm not paying a greater amount for the interest. I personally would prefer to model my career after myself. I think it's important that you embrace your own original journey and that you are authentic and remain who you are.
FAMU Education Students Selected as Thurgood Marshall Fellows
June 18, 2018
FAMU College of Education students Tiyana Herring, De’Keria Hunter, Tanelia Walton and recent graduate Jenay Gurdon have been selected as 2018 Thurgood Marshall College Fund Teacher Quality and Retention Program Fellows. Read More >
Where Grad Students Struggle With Loan Repayments
June 15, 2018
The findings reveal that the type of sector of a higher ed institution -- public, private or for-profit -- doesn’t necessarily determine whether graduates will have success paying down loan debt after leaving. Read More >