Student U Blog

Elliot’s and Taryn’s Stories

DONATE As we celebrate the bounty of fall, we also look back with gratitude on the brilliant students that make the Student U community such an empowering, joyful place. We want to introduce you to just two of hundreds of inspiring Student U students from this...

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Alyzia’s Story

DONATE Alyzia unlocked her leadership potential at Student U and is now transforming Durham and the state to build a better future for our youth. She graduated with the inaugural class of Student U high school graduates in 2014 and from ECU in 2017. She is...

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The Kendall Family

  DONATE The Kendall family unlocked their leadership potential at Student U. Lonnie and Makyla Kendall both joined Student U as rising 6th graders, and were supported at every turn by their mother, Nicole. Lonnie is now an alumni and staff member, and Makyla is an active...

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STUDENT U NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED

Download Full Press Release   Student U, the Durham nonprofit that uses the power of education to build a just and equitable Durham, has named Michelle Price as its new Executive Director. Price served as the Vice President for Student Supports at Communities In Schools of North Carolina...

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Summer Academy 2022

Student U's Summer Academy is a core component of our college access and success programming for students. Summer Academy is a 5-week, full-day program for our rising 6th-10th grade students that includes academic programming, enrichment opportunities, intentional community building, and exposure to college and career options. We had a wonderful summer with...

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JOIN US FOR A SUMMER ACADEMY TOUR

Sign-Up For A Tour JOIN US FOR A SUMMER ACADEMY TOUR This year is Student U's 15th year of summer programming, and our flagship Summer Academy program is a joyful and exciting highlight of our year that we would love to share with you. We have a new curriculum...

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