Host Site: Central Falls High School Where did you go to school? Hampshire College What are your personal and professional interests? My professional interests are creating educational spaces that are culturally relevant and accessible for all students. After my service, I plan to get my masters in educational studies to where I would like to […]
Joshua is currently serving his second term at Breakthrough Providence, a non-profit that supports academically motivated middle schoolers to get and stay on a path to college and trains and encourages talented high school and college students to become teachers. Joshua is Breakthrough’s College Bound Coordinator, organizing twice-annual conferences in collaboration with College Visions to support […]
Tyler Linhares is currently serving as the College Access Unlimited AmeriCorps*VISTA at Blackstone Academy Charter School. Tyler is designing and improving the school’s existing college access program by running the scholarship club, planning events for parents, scheduling college visits, and designing curricula on FAFSA and the ACT.
Stuart Haruyama is in his second term as the External Leadership & Partnership AmeriCorps*VISTA at the Rhode Island School of Design where he supports the college’s community partnerships program and helps cultivate student leadership opportunities.
Will you help College Visions high school seniors prepare for their college interviews? College Visions is looking for volunteers to serve as mock interviewers at CV’s Interview Prep Day. They’ll provide snacks and training at the beginning of the day, and then you’ll interview CV students and give constructive feedback to improve their interview skills. It’s […]
The College Crusade of Rhode Island encourages all the state’s colleges to participate in its annual Believe Breakfast, which this year has a theme of “College and Career Success.” The College Crusade believes college and career readiness and preparation are inextricably linked. Today’s economy requires workers with sophisticated social and technical skills, which usually […]
The state Campus Compact offices in New England hosted two day-long conferences on June 9-10 earlier this summer. Day 1: Community Engagement Leaders’ Retreat at Amherst College Designed to offer civic and community engagement and service-learning leaders an opportunity to further develop as reflective practitioners through a focus on mindfulness and how it impacts professional […]
In a recent Providence Journal article by Superintendent Susan Lusi and RIC President Nancy Carriuolo, Rhode Island Campus Compact is noted for supporting Latino Student Success at Rhode Island College. Nancy Carriuolo and Susan F. Lusi: Helping Latinos thrive in higher education Providence Public Schools and Rhode Island College, in collaboration with the Providence Children […]
The Rhode Island Datahub released a data story with an introduction to new College Access and Persistence Programs. These programs hope to change the educational trajectory of students who have the characteristics historically associated with low rates of college enrollment. Rhode Island’s public colleges, Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the University of Rhode […]
The Spring 2015 round of PFS mini-grants solicits applications that utilize the PFS Partnership Rubric. Applicants are invited to submit proposals on how they would use up to $500 in conjunction with the PFS Partnership Rubric to support one of two focus areas: Partnership Planning and Development or Enhancing an Existing Partnership for school-based partnerships between PK-12 and higher ed.