Wednesday, May 8, 2013

New Mentoring Program Helps Set City Students on Path to College

UConn Today (Storrs, CT) May 7, 2013

"Two UConn cultural centers have partnered this semester with a Hartford-based community organization to launch a program that provides a taste of the university experience for urban youth.
The new program, Pipeline Connect, pairs mentors from the Puerto Rican/Latin American (PRLACC) and African-American Cultural Centers (AACC) with Hartford middle and high school students from 7th through 12th grades through Hartford Communities That Care. Together, mentors and mentees take part in various lectures, workshops, and other activities designed to prepare the mentees for the myriad requirements and pressures a typical college student will face." Read More

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