Skip to comments.Michelle Obama Says Colleges Must Serve the Under-Served: “Just Look at Me’
Posted on 01/19/2014 4:26:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
First lady Michelle Obama says in the years ahead, shell spend more and more of her time trying to get underserved young people into college.
Speaking at the White House on Thursday, she told a gathering of college administrators they must do more to encourage poor kids to enroll in their schoolsan effort that will benefit the schools as well:
So believe me, these will be some of the best alumni you could possibly ask for, because after everything these kids will have overcome to get into college and get through college, believe me, they will have all the skills they need to run our businesses and our labs and to teach in our classrooms and to lead our communities.
Just look at me and the countless success stories from the organizations and schools represented here in this room. Thats how we will winthis country. We will win by tapping the full potential of all of our young people, so that we can grow our economy and move this country forward.
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“Just Look at Me
I always do before I flush..
The “under-served” don’t need any programming. Sending them to college is a waste of time and money. It’s cheaper for the communists to hook them with freebies. So far, that’s working out well. Why waste the money giving it to a bunch of Marxist professors?
There are too many undeserving kids in college already.
You’re a lot of things lady but under-served isn’t one of them.
“When I first arrived at school as a first-generation college student, I didn’t know anyone on campus except my brother. I didn’t know how to pick the right classes or find the right buildings. I didn’t even bring the right size sheets for my dorm room bed. I didn’t realize those beds were so long. So I was a little overwhelmed and a little isolated” Michelle Robinson-Obama
Just what we need more and more unprepared and unmotivated students attending colleges.
How about a different proposal: students who want to attend colleges first attend high schools that encourage learning and self discipline. Also, encourage students who are not ready for a four year college to attend a community college for two or three years. The service academies have some type of prep schools for student who have graduated from high school but are not ready for the academic and physical training demands at the academies. There is no b.s. at these prep schools and no one is harassed “for acting white.”
Sasquatch is on the war path
MO was NOT a poor, underprivileged girl. Her father had a great job with the City of Chicago. She was from a well-to-do family. Neither she, nor her consort, ever had life as difficult as do many African-Americans today.
What a crock she is trying to dump on people.
Is that Un-DESERVED or underserved????? More like the former.
Just look at me, or read my senior essay. Even with college I couldn’t write.
* Going to College and get a non STEM degree and hang out with Marxist leaning organizations and fellow Marxist travelers and produce a crappy thesis paper.
* Get a rain maker job @ a Hospital for unkuboko bucks while your hubby is climbing the political ladder.
* Surrender you law license because? Because we don't know why, the books are sealed and the whole thing smells like rotten fish.
Yes we need hundreds of thousands to follow in her footsteps rather than get jobs in the new oil revolution with a technical degree and be earning 70 to 100k in a couple of years out of school....
Na, get on your parents health care till' 26', take out a bazillion in student loans and follow Michelle!
“Must do more”??? We already admit FAR TOO MANY people through racial, poverty, and immigration preferences who are totally unqualified for college, had no serious prep in K-12, and don’t really want to be there. Then colleges let them skate by without any serious scholarship and graduate them with worthless degrees. Just look a Mooch’s senior thesis — it’s a “woe is me” racial grievances stinker.
Wasn't Moochelle's biggest accomplishment large scale patient dumping on taxpayer supported hospitals?
“”Just Look at Me””
Not without a full coverage burka!
She missed the PERFECT opportunity to encourage then to work hard like she did....
“She attended Whitney Young High School, Chicago’s first magnet high school. The round trip commute from the Robinsons’ South Side home to the Near West Side, where the school was located, took three hours. She was on the honor roll for four years, took advanced placement classes, a member of the National Honor Society and served as student council treasurer. Michelle graduated in 1981 as the salutatorian of her class.
the countrys now beome a trophy has it?
neither obama knows how to run anything but their mouthes
The college-for-all model isn’t working
Prof offers class help to STUDENTS OF COLOR ONLY
A Nation of Working-Class Dropouts
Underserved = lazy and looking for someone to do the work for them.
The under served unfortunately, are the unintelligent...
Do we have to?
I see what you did there! :)
Is she already done pimping Husseincare?
Maybe they should build more prison cells and serve them right!
Will the government force businesses to hire these college students or face retaliation by the IRS and SEC? Will businesses be prevented from firing under-performing employees because of their race, regardless of their qualifications for the job?
“”But then I had an opportunity to participate in a three-week on-campus orientation program that helped me get a feel for the rhythm of college life, and once school started, I discovered the campus cultural center, the Third World Center, where I found students and staff who came from families and communities that were similar to my own.””
THIRD WORLD CENTER? And right there she got the idea she would pair up with a like minded person and together they would see to it that the United States became a third world country! Great work, Michelle. We’re so proud of you - BARF!
Her college experience was soooooo much different from every other freshman, don’t you know? Me - Me - Me - Me!!!!
What man would dare to go to sleep at night with that in the same house?
If our high schools did a better job, colleges could be more selective.
MO must be a complete idiot! It took me one day to pick my courses, find my dorm and make some friends. They pass out maps of the campus like confetti on enrollment day and there are dozens of people around to answer questions.
To further compound the stupidity of her comment, her older brother had already been a student there for two years.
Maybe her brother was no help because he avoided her like the plague!?! Frankly I can't think of a place where there is more help available than a college campus. New students, older students, professors, student teachers, admin. staff, dorm staff, and on and on and on... hundreds of people all around nearly 24/7.
Unless of course you've got a humongous stick up your butt and can't stand the idea of asking whitey a question.
Liberals - always demanding someone else clean up their mess. They screw up disadvantaged families, the economy, jobs and impose high taxes on us all. More people would be able to go to college if it were not for liberal policies.
Mooch was in Princeton and wrote a dissertation on how mean and anti black Princeton was, how she hated her classmates.
This is one reason she was never proud of our country, she didn’t consider it her country.
Never mind that she isn’t and never was Princeton material, from what I understand if it wasn’t for affirmative action and tuition assistance a middle class poor student like her who didn’t belong in the Ivy League wouldn’t be going to a school far above not only her parents station, but far above her scholastic record. She was Schtupped by everyone just for quotas and diversity.
I have read excerpts of her writings about her college days and she wasn’t miss congeniality even when she was young.
This is a woman who had a $340,000k per year no show job for a Chicago hospital, still bitter she takes it out on us by taking million dollar vacations several times per year.
She never smiles always wears a sour puss.
Lower the damned requirements!
Fill these institutions with underqualified slackers!
Do it on funds stripped from the productive!
Power to the people!
Sounds like a typical college freshman to me, but most are well informed as to what size sheets to buy. Poor pitiful Mooch. I can’t wait until these 2 have to go back to being peasants like the rest of us.
It must be very much embarrassing for the school and the rest of her class if what she now asks us to believe is true:
"I didnt know how to pick the right classes or find the right buildings. I didnt even bring the right size sheets for my dorm room bed."
Sasha and Malia never smile either. Always a sour puss look on their faces like they can’t stand associating with the peasants.