Friday, April 25, 2014

University of New Haven Students, Barnard Middle-Schoolers Learn Value of Partnering

New Haven Register (West Haven, CT) April 23, 2014

"Peals of laughter and excited chatter bounced off the walls in the lobby of the University of New Haven fitness center Monday, as Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School students enjoyed pizza as they awaited introductions to meet their college mentors for the day.

Tony Carter, a UNH professor of management, and Marjorie Drucker, a teacher at Barnard in New Haven, partnered up to create a mentoring program pairing middle school students with college students. The goal is to expose young people to the benefits of college and to encourage leadership in college students. 

'The goal of the university is to build a partnership with the local community and to expose the young people here really to the practical realities of today’s business world,' said Carter." Read more

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