News & Events - Ryan Justin Davis

News & Events

  • Book Review in the Journal of Higher Education

    Ryan’s book review on African American men in college edited by Michael J. Cuyjet was published in the 79th volume and 3rd issue of the Journal of Higher Education.

  • Paper at Harvard Graduate School of Education

    Ryan will be presenting a paper titled, The role of college opportunity in increasing U.S. global competitiveness: A policy perspective, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Research Conference on March, 14, 2008. The paper reviews policies that will allow the U.S. to regain […]

  • Invited Guest at a Maryland TRiO Program

    Ryan has been invited be a guest speaker for the 2nd annual career panel for the Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program at the University of Maryland on Saturday, February 23, 2008. ETS is a federally-funded TRiO program designed to assist middle school students, high school students and […]

  • AERA Graduate Student Campus Liaison

    Ryan was appointed AERA Graduate Student Campus Liaison for the University of Maryland, College Park.  In this role, he will disseminate information from America’s largest professional association in education to the members of the College of Education graduate student body at the University of Maryland.

  • AERA Paper on College Access for Black Males

    Ryan will be co-authoring a paper (with Robert T. Palmer & Shederick A. McClendon) on summer bridge programs as a catalyst for remediation among Black male college access and success. The paper, Remediation under siege: Threatening access to higher education for Black male students, will […]

  • AERA Paper on Financial Aid and Foster Youth

    Ryan will be co-authoring a paper (with Zoe B. Corwin) on financial aid and college students from foster care. The paper, Unmet need(s): How the context of financial aid affects students in foster care, will be presented at the 2008 American Educational Research Association annual […]

  • Guest Speaker at Black Alumni Induction

    Ryan was invited to speak at the 2007 Black Alumni Chapter Induction Ceremony at Old Dominion University. This guest lecture will take place in Norfolk, Virginia on December 6, 2007 at 6:30pm.

  • Congressional Briefing on Policy Report

    A congressional briefing will be held on Capital Hill about the report Ryan co-authored (with Courtney McSwain), College access for the working poor: Overcoming barriers to succeed in higher education. The briefing will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in […]

News & Events

Friday, December 10

RJ Davis named TRIO Achiever

Ryan was selected as one of three 2010 TRIO Achievers by the Connecticut Association for Educational Opportunity Programs. TRIO Achievers are alumni of one or more Federal TRIO Programs that (1) hold “high stature” within his/her profession or has received recognition for outstanding academic achievement, […]

Monday, November 15

Appointed Manager of GMSP

Ryan was appointed "Manager for Outreach" for the Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMSP). GMSP, a national scholarship program funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, awards 1,000 scholarships each year to high achieving, low-income students of color. In his new role, Ryan will manage […]

Monday, February 22

Top 30 Under 30 in the DMV

Ryan was recognized as one of 93.9 WKYS’ “Top 30 Under 30″ leaders in the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia). The Top 30 Under 30 Club represents a collection of the best and brightest young African Americans leaders in the area. To read more about […]