What’s New With Student U

Invest in the Student U Brilliance Lab

EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE WITH BRILLIANCE Student U students joined together to create the vision for an innovation and computer lab. Located at the newly-purchased W. G. Pearson Center, The Brilliance Lab will be a state-of-the art space that will nurture creativity, collaboration, and innovation....

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Spreading Joy

Today would be Sam Kimberg's 98th birthday! Sam was Dan Kimberg’s grandfather and the man that inspired the values and joy that are at the center of Student U. He is remembered and honored each year in our Sam Kimberg Award. This award is given...

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Equity Meets Education

Our Executive Director Alexandra Zagbayou recently gave an interview with Education NC about her thoughts on equity in education. She discusses the importance of supporting our students in the depth of resources needed to be successful through school and once they get out of school....

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Writing The Next Chapter

Writing The Next Chapter by Francis Dela Cruz Our future is waiting to be written. As part of the first class of Student U, I, along with my peers, have seen the evolution of Student U. I’ve seen the weekly tutoring opportunities turn into daily afterschool enrichment...

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Student U’s Model Spreads to Gastona

Student U’s successful model of helping students reach their full potential has spread to Gastonia. Three dozen students in west Gastonia who will start sixth grade in the fall have become trailblazers in a bold new program called the Dream Center Academy. Organized by the...

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