Students who are the first in their family to go to college are less likely to graduate within six years than their continuing-generation peers, but there are ways to combat this stunning statistic, and Project Inspire’s programming is an effort to do just that. The decreased likelihood of first-generation college students graduating within six years … Continue reading
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Project Inspire Scholarship Alumni Profile: Brittany L. Bridges
This is the first of a profile series written by Social Media Coordinator Michelle Vergara that showcases the Project Inspire Scholarship winners. Brittany Bridges is a senior at the University of Central Florida (UCF) majoring in Health Services Administration and minoring in Mass Communications. She will graduate in Spring 2016 and plans on going to nursing … Continue reading
If Not You, Then Who?
Every day as a high school paraeducator, I am granted front row, all-access admission into the lives of our youth. Many, if not most, are in need. Initially, I thought just a little extra attention would suffice, you know, a kind word here or there, an extra snack after school, maybe a hug or two. … Continue reading