On Success Panelists

Archive: December 13, 2009 - December 19, 2009

Defining success

In my personal life, as a runner, success for me has changed as I have aged and my body has slowed. ... It has been an important growth experience for me to learn how truly the definition of success changes over time and across situations.

By I. King Jordan | December 18, 2009; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

It's only fair

Just as we've fought hard for many disparate groups, so too should we fight for men.

By Misti Burmeister | December 17, 2009; 11:55 PM ET | Comments (5)

A slippery slope

Artificially adjusting entry criteria for gender, race or any other criteria other than merit is a slippery slope that can never end well.

By Raul J. Fernandez | December 17, 2009; 4:57 PM ET | Comments (0)

How to slice it

Life is like ordering a medium-size pizza for a group of teenagers: There will never be enough to go around -- and you will always be left with a mess!

By Garrison Wynn | December 17, 2009; 4:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

The 'boy problem'

It's no secret that coeducation raised the standards for admission in many formerly male institutions. The men should have taken their studies more seriously.

By Patricia McGuire | December 17, 2009; 4:25 PM ET | Comments (2)

Hope is born

We need more mentors and role models. Fortunately, America is filled with amazing people who can lend a hand.

By Misti Burmeister | December 14, 2009; 5:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Not many slackers

The truth is that you don't see a lot of Hispanic slackers. For these immigrant families, it's almost culturally unacceptable not to work hard.

By Garrison Wynn | December 14, 2009; 4:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

Love of learning

The key for all young people is to ignite early on a love for learning, a sense of fulfillment, a curiosity about and an ability to understand and communicate with a world outside the world they know.

By Michael J. Berland | December 14, 2009; 1:48 PM ET | Comments (0)

Depth and breadth

Any outreach program must be focused over a long period of time and include a dedicated measurement effort to make sure it is done.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | December 14, 2009; 10:09 AM ET | Comments (1)

Opening doors

What we need to do is continue to provide unique learning opportunities such as this (Signature in the Schools program) to students so they can get exposed to different experiences to grow from.

By Eric Schaeffer | December 14, 2009; 9:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

American amnesia

Our "nation of immigrants" has forgotten its immigrant history. This dangerous amnesia will delay the full assimilation of Latinos into American society.

By Patricia McGuire | December 14, 2009; 9:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

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