College Summit honors former Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. with award acknowledging how college education changed his Life.
Community and education leaders, including past recipient Mayor Michael B. Hancock, salute former Governor Bill Ritter Jr. for his path from poverty to the Governor’s office, as a first generation college graduate.> Read more
Deloitte and College Summit hosted an Education Impact Briefing with business and community leaders. Click here to see photos and videos from the event.> Read more
College Summit honors Mayor Michael Hancock with its “Be the First” Award. College Summit Colorado honored Denver Mayor Michael Hancock with its “Be the First” award. Mayor Hancock grew up as one of ten children, and was the first in his family to earn a college degree, which transformed the course of his life. See photos of the event on College Summit’s Facebook page.
Colorado Gives Day is tomorrow! Through this link you can donate to College Summit on Tuesday, December, 6, 2011 or donate today but remember to select the option “Schedule Donation for Colorado Gives Day (12/6/2011)” so that your donation is eligible for matching funds. Consider making a donation today.
Forbes Names College Summit Founder and CEO Among World’s Leading Social Entrepreneurs. J.B. Schramm, College Summit Founder and CEO, has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 30 leading social entrepreneurs in the world.
Naviance and College Summit Unite to Level the Playing Field for Students in Low-income Communities. ARLINGTON, Va. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/—Naviance is pleased to announce a new partnership with College Summit, a national nonprofit organization that partners with high schools and districts to strengthen college-going culture and increase college enrollment rates.
Ken Weil - new Executive Director of College Summit Colorado. College Summit-Colorado is thrilled to announce that Ken Weil will lead the regional office as our new Executive Director, starting September 1. See Ken’s bio.
Educators successfully trained at Educators Academy. College Summit hosted two of its six Educators Academy’s (EA) on Thursday 8/11 at Manual High School and on Friday 8/12 at Sheridan High School. EA’s help educators learn how to use curriculum, collect data, and support and track each student’s postsecondary path. See photos
Bruce Randolph and Sheridan High Schools: New School Partners in 2011-12. College Summit will be building on Bruce Randolph and Sheridan High School’s academic offerings by helping each school focus on preparation for college and career readiness. College Summit will be serving all seniors at Bruce Randolph High School and juniors and seniors at Sheridan High School in 2011-12.
College Summit Summer Workshop a Success at Regis University! Over 50 students attended our summer workshop at Regis University and were coached through the college application process and trained to be Peer Leaders to drive the college-going culture in their high schools. See photos from the workshop!> Read more
College Summit and Deloitte Op-Ed Featured in Denver Post. Susan Bross, College Summit Executive Director, and Alexie Tune, College Summit board member and Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, wrote an op-ed titled Guest Commentary: Where do they go after high school? Click here to review it.
Five College Summit students receive 2011 Daniels Fund Scholarship. To see the list of 2011 Daniels Fund recipients, go to: http://www.danielsfund.org/
Citi Foundation and Deloitte visited York International (Mapleton Public Schools) to speak with Peer Leaders and staff from the school. See the photos on our Facebook page.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan toured Manual High and helped students fill out financial aid forms so they can get scholarships and loans for college. Read more: Nation’s schools chief promotes college aid prep - The Denver Post
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College Summit Honors Lt. Governor Barbara O’Brien
College Summit was honored to gather education advocates and community leaders to honor outgoing Lt. Governor O’Brien last month for her years of service to Colorado and specifically her commitment to education and to youth.
J.B. Schramm, College Summit Founder and CEO, MC of East High Alumni Heritage Hall.> Read more
Monday 10/11: Eat at Pasquini’s Uptown! 20% of the night’s attributed sales go directly to College Summit Colorado! Pasquini’s Uptown address: 1336 East 17th Avenue, Denver, CO 80218.
Be sure to notify Pasquini’s wait staff that your are affiliated with College Summit Colorado.
Great Mentors Needed at MESA!
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts (MESA), is still looking for 15-20 great mentors this school year. Interested in mentoring? Please contact Monica Breed at email@example.com> Read more
Students from our partner schools are now attending one of two of our signature summer workshops at Regis University. The workshops are being held from July 15 – July 18, 2010 and July 22 – July 25, 2010. Each workshop will feature high impact student leadership activities, intensive sessions with a college coach, and writing coach during which students complete significant components of a college application.> Read more
College Summit Colorado is pleased to announce that we have been selected to receive Impact Investment funding from Mile High United Way. The funding will be used for our work within their Youth Success Initiative. www.unitedwaydenver.org
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