What’s New With Student U

From Students To Staff: A Summer Of Transition

Angelica Cohen,  Junior Internship Coordinator and Translator/Interpreter For the past 8 years Student U has become not only a support system but it has also become by home and a place I hold close dearly in my heart. I can still remember the 6th grade version of me....

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2014 High School Program Highlights

9th + 10th Grade  We know that the hike to college is steep, but our students proved this summer that anything is possible with enough hard work and determination. The 9th graders started their summer by taking a trip south to Atlanta, Georgia. Our students had the opportunity...

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2014 Middle School Program Highlights

6th Grade  The class of 2021 approached each day of summer programming with a sense of urgency and purpose. Students worked tirelessly to improve their writing skills every day in English class. As a culminating project, students proudly presented personal narratives. In math class, students studied graphing...

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Student U Partners with Kenan Charitable Trust

Student U College Promise Awarded $250,000 Kenan Charitable Trust Grant July 2nd, 2014, Durham, North Carolina- With its first class of students enrolling in college, Student U will launch the College Promise this fall with the help of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust.   Founded in...

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Growth: Year Round Program

By Alex Lowe, Middle School Porgram Coordinator Two months ago, our YRP community began the process of preparing and planting a Student U Community Garden. Energized and motivated by the hope of growth, our students gathered the “essentials” – soil, a sunny space, watering cans, and,...

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