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At a corporate giant where one-third of employees were first-generation college grads, staff tries to give back

RICHMOND, Va. — When De’Ara Purdie arrived at Longwood University in Virginia for freshman orientation, she was in culture shock, but she wasn’t blindsided. Her mentors had prepared her for the different world she was about to enter. This story also appeared in U.S. News & World Report “I’m from a big city,” says Purdie, […]