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.

We also provide information about events we’re participating in or hosting, so check back here as often as you’d like.


Recent News

Capital One Makes $10,000 Donation to Opportunity Rising Foundation

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!

Opportunity Rising to Participate in North Texas Giving Day

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the 10th annual North Texas Giving Day will give the North Texas community the opportunity to participate in an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. We welcome you to join the movement of community-wide giving in North Texas by choosing Opportunity Rising Foundation as your donation beneficiary.

LEARN MORE ABOUT GIVING DAY 

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Insights

Top 6 Trends in Higher Education

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.

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Urban Institute: Evaluating the ROI in Higher Education

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.

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Events

Educational Information Meeting Coming March 2019

DHA families will receive a letter in February 2019 with details of the Educational Information Meeting taking place in March 2019. Be sure to check your mailbox and this website for additional details!  You won’t want to miss this meeting where we will review scholarship and internship programs.