DHA introduces six new advisory board leaders for the Opportunity Rising Foundation. The Opportunity Rising Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization founded by DHA in 1997 to provide education-related programs and scholarships for DHA clients and residents.
If you’re interested in what’s happening at the foundation, the most recent stories from our scholars, and insights into education trends and issues – you’re in the right place.
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This is Capital One’s second year of supporting the foundation. “This donation will help fund scholarships for 100 students who are DHA clients this year,” said Troy Broussard, president and CEO of DHA. “Capital One’s contributions are directly impacting the lives of our scholars.” Thank you for helping us Power Success Through Education!
DHA has partnered with the Southwest NAHRO Scholarship Program and the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials (TX NAHRO) to provide additional scholarship opportunities to high school seniors. We encourage our clients who are high school graduating seniors to apply for both scholarships. All applications should be submitted to DHA.
Major shifts in higher education are opening opportunities for new approaches and new actors to help support post-secondary learning and skill development. There are six trends that are particularly notable.
Policymakers have an increasing amount of new data on how higher education institutions are serving their students. In this article, Kristin Blagg and Erica Blom discuss how this vast availability of information causes policymakers to consider the return on investment in higher education for both state-level taxpayers and individuals.