NCR Selected for Economic Club of DC Award
College Summit NCR selected for grant from among 138 area organizations.
NCR Peer Leader Successfully Advocates for College Admission
Largo High School Peer Leader Sydney Hall’s tenacity pays off and results in her admission to Morgan State.
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Veronica Delandro Appointed College Summit Connecticut Executive Director
Community leader and Connecticut Magazine “40 under 40” honoree ascends to leadership of Connecticut branch of national college access nonprofit and New Haven Promise partner.> Read more
NCR Students Honored for Supporting Peers on Path to College
College Summit-NCR honors students, educators and schools during 7th Annual Awards Ceremony.
College Summit West Virginia mentioned in Huffington Post blog submission by Connie Spencer, Yale Alumni Service Corps project coordinator.
We’re excited to announce that this year’s College Summit Darden & Deloitte Awards will be held at the University of Miami Fieldhouse on Thursday, May 16th.> Read more
MD Student Raises Funds for NCR With Her Feet
MD student Marion Muller raises over $3,500 for NCR by running, jogging, and biking.
Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation BBQ
April 21-27 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and to celebrate the combined 400+ hours that YOU’VE given to College Summit this year, we’re throwing a party!> Read more
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
Meet the Board: Bud jacobs
Take a look through the history of the business, academic, and nonprofit sectors in Los Angeles, and J. Lloyd (“Bud”) Jacobs’s name keeps popping up. Having served as a high school teacher, LAUSD chairperson, district instructional specialist, and secondary school administrator with both middle and high school experience for a combined three decades, he knows the education system inside and out. In his most recent post, Bud led Communities in Schools of Los Angeles West as Executive Director.> Read more
Students in Indianapolis Selected as New Faces of College Summit for Second Season
March Marks 4th Annual Peer Leader Recruitment Month> Read more
FAFSA Challenge a Success
We did it! Together, you and more than 40 other volunteers and alumni came out to our partner high schools to help our students complete the last major step in the college-going process before they submit their commitment statement in May. You gave a combined 167 hours at 26 different FAFSA events, providing our students with the reassurance to help them complete this complex form.> Read more
Congratulations Peer Leader of the Month Yuri Vega
College Summit is proud give the March 2013 Peer Leader of the Month Award to Yuri Vega, a senior Peer Leader from Morningside High School.
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March is Career Month
If your high school experience was anything like mine, you probably had little or no clue as a freshman, sophomore, or junior, what you wanted to study in college, let alone do with the rest of your life. The case remains the same in today’s schools, particularly in low-income ones where students get little exposure to the vast array of professions they can explore in college and beyond.> Read more
Barnes & Thornburg Summit
On Saturday, March 2, 2013, College Summit Indiana had the opportunity to host twelve outstanding students at our first Barnes & Thornburg, LLP “Inaugural Legal Diversity Summit”, by Jimmie McMillian and April Underwood. Our partners at the Barnes & Thornburg law firm scheduled an exciting day full of interactive sessions for our students, including “Legal Diversity from a Historical Perspective”, a Judicial luncheon, and a real look at a “day in the life of a law student.”> Read more
Career Week - Volunteers Needed!
CALLING ALL PROFESSIONALS!
From March 18-22 we will be hosting our annual Career Week. Come speak to our freshmen, sophomores, and juniors about your high school-to-career journey and inspire our young students to consider the variety of professions available to them.
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Organization prepares students for next stage
by Bridget May for the Daily Mail
High school students across West Virginia are preparing for college and making an impact in the lives of their fellow students in the process.
Don Cheadle College Summit Founding Spokesman
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