What’s New With Student U

Alexandra Zagbayou’s Morning Brilliance Speech

First, I want you to close your eyes and picture what success looks like to you. There are no right answers to this question. What does success look like? Once you have that picture in your mind, create a picture of what a successful student looks like? When you have a...

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Dream Maker’s Recap

November 15, 2012 A rainy and cold November night proved to be a magical evening for our Dreamers and our Dream Makers.  Student U celebrated with our students and supporters at The Cookery for an evening of great food and great company. The atmosphere was glowing with Student U spirit as...

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Fall Festival

By Ms. Lauren (7th Grade Teacher) Each week I have a chance to see a small sliver of Student U during tutoring sessions.  The joy of Community Day, however, is unmatched outside of our summer program.  I literally count down the hours every month in anticipation of...

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Middle School Summer Highlights

On June 18, 2012 at 7:30am, 36 Teachers, 8 Mentor Teachers, 3 Grade Heads and 1 Middle School Program Director gathered around the flag pole at Durham Academy Middle School for "Morning Brilliance." After an inspiring message, the summer 2012 staff was ready to welcome...

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High School Summer Highlights

With three classes of Student U students entering high school this year, the high school program has quickly grown to match the size of the middle school program.  With the motto “We are college bound,”  this summer students had the opportunity to participate in a...

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