There’s a watershed moment happening on college campuses. From large universities like Mizzou and Yale to small colleges like Amherst and Claremont McKenna, students are speaking out against systemic racism in higher education. KIPP’s National Director of KIPP Through College offers a few thoughts for students of color currently navigating the waters on college campuses this fall.
As a proud 2015 graduate of Fordham University, pursuing a career in modern dance, Brittany shares her gratitude for all those who lived this motto throughout her education.
Lindsay Smith shares her vision for the school she plans to open next fall: KIPP Climb. She can’t wait for the voices of her students, parents, teachers, and community members to echo in the halls, all while students receive a world-class college-prep education. Hear more from Lindsay!
Richard Barth shares exciting news coming out of two KIPP communities. Thanks to recent decisions, even more students and families in Chicago and Nashville will have access to an excellent public education.
Donnell is a proud alumnus of KIPP New Orleans and a current junior at Franklin & Marshall College. He serves as F&M’s student body President, and last summer he interned at the White House. Learn more about Donnell’s story and how he is changing the odds in his community.
What’s one thing you wish you’d done, or done more of, in college? For the final post in our KIPP Goes to College series, KIPP alumni, KIPP Through College leaders, and staff from our partner universities talk about the road not taken.
For the third post in our KIPP Goes to College series , KIPP leaders and staff from our partner universities share the challenges they faced on the road to graduation.