College Student Access and Choice - Ryan Justin Davis

College Student Access and Choice

Davis, R.J., Nagle, B., Richards, D., & Awokoya, J.T. (2013). The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program on college choice for high-achieving, low-income African American students. Journal of Negro Education, 82(3), 226-242.

Palmer, R.T., & Davis, R.J. (2012). “Diamonds in a rough:” The impact of a remedial program on college access and opportunity for Black male at an historically Black institution. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory, & Practice, 13(4), 407-430.

Palmer, R.T., Davis, R.J., Moore, J.L., & Hilton, A.A. (2010). A nation at risk: Increasing college preparation and persistence among African American males to stimulate U.S. global competitiveness. Journal of African American Males in Education, 1(2), 105-124.

McSwain, C., & Davis, R.J. (2007). College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy. [Media coverage: Inside Higher Ed]

Davis, R.J. (2006). College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care. Washington, DC: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. [Media coverage: Inside Higher Ed, The Chronicle of Higher Education]


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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 […]