Articles of Interest

Envestnet Institute On Campus Recognized by Money Management Institute’s Opening Doors Breaking Barriers Award

Feb. 16, 2022 We are honored to announce that we won the Money Management Institute’s Opening Doors Breaking Barriers Award! This award recognizes the demonstrable progress in diversity, equity, and inclusion through leadership, innovation, and deep, proactive...

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Current Articles of Interest with Jean Heath

Jean Heath is passionate about helping students find careers within the industry. Below are recent articles that may be of interest to you as you begin your career.

March is Women’s History Month

Happy Women’s History Month! Women make history everyday of every month. Declared in March 1987, Women’s History Month has been designated worldwide to highlight those who have broken barriers and changed the course of history. It is also recognized in March to create...

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Trailblazers of Finance – Ronald H. Brown

  Ronald H. Brown was the the first black commerce secretary and chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Brown was born in Washington, D.C., and raised by middle-class parents in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood. His father managed the Theresa Hotel in...

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Trailblazers of Finance – Maggie Lena Walker

  Maggie Lena Walker was the first women and first African American to charter a U.S. bank - St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in 1903.   Maggie was born into poverty on July 15, 1864, in Richmond, Virginia, to parents who worked in the mansion of the abolitionist...

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Trailblazers of Finance – Azie Taylor Morton

  Azie Taylor Morton is distinguished as the  first and only African American ever to hold the post of Treasurer of the United States. She was born in Dale, TX on a small farm. During her youth, she worked in the cotton fields. There was no high school for...

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Companies with higher levels of gender diversity and with HR policies and practices that focus on gender diversity are linked to lower levels of employee turnover. 4

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.

~Barack Obama

 

 

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
~Albert Einstein
 

 

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.
~B.B. King