What’s New With Student U

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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Courage

Courage by Holly Guss In his first inaugural address, Franklin D. Roosevelt told the nation that "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself". These words were meant to engender confidence in government at a time when the United States was suffering through the economic...

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Words

words by alex lowe “words are important and powerful because they tell people certain things. language is the tool of love and the weapon of hatred at the same time.” on june 21, 2010 – my first day of teaching my first english class during my first summer...

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Choose Hope

Choose Hope by April Warren “I’m still asking you to believe — not in my ability to bring about change, but in yours. I believe in change because I believe in you.” -Barack Obama These words came from Obama’s final tweet as President of the United States. When he was...

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