Friday, December 15, 2017


Job Security 101.

December 12, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Health, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Job security is the holy grail of the modern workplace, but one that is increasingly difficult to find. This is rather troubling, given the difference that firm job security can have on our lives. When we are in a secure job, where we feel valued, we are able to expand our horizons. We can […]

Dr. Harry L. Williams Named President & CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

December 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) If you are like me, watching the Summer Olympics has always been a family affair. One of my favorite competitions to watch was track and field. Seeing legends like Florence Griffith Joyner and Carl Lewis made us so proud as they seemed to effortlessly run around that track, and win the gold medals. The […]

Smart Ways to Make Your Education More Affordable.

December 7, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) College education, as I’m sure you’ll know, doesn’t come cheap. In fact, it could cost as much as $33,480 per year to get yourself educated at one of the best colleges in the country. This makes the prospect of college way too prohibitive for way too many people, and that certainly needs to change. […]

Homework Strategies for the Overwhelmed: The Worksheet.

December 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Some people are naturally good at the self-discipline required to work steadily on boring things such as homework. Other people are not naturally good at this and yet these people (whether kids or adults) can be taught. Here are some ways of getting good at this, from someone who was not born with this […]

STEAM Careers at HBCUs, Ford Motor Company Supports the Cause.

October 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) There is no debate about the continuing historic importance and strategic mission and purpose of the nation’s 120-plus Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). During the 2017 homecoming festivities that are now occurring on HBCU campuses across the nation, I believe it is also important to salute and recognize the companies that financially contribute […]

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