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  • Omaha Staff Spotlight: Program Director Katie Cunningham

    We’re kicking off a Staff Spotlight series with our passionate program leader and strong pillar of the organization, Katie Cunningham. Each month, meet one of our Leadership Team members and learn why they care about College Possible. Katie Cunningham, Program Director Alma mater: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, bachelor’s, and University of Missouri-St. Louis, master’s How long […]

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  • Catalyze Coach Spotlight: Returning to Serve in Times of Change

    There is no question that the United States is experiencing one of the most challenging times in our country’s history. Now more than ever, national service programs, like AmeriCorps, are uniquely poised to make a difference. With nearly 300 service members of our own, College Possible realizes that our work in supporting 23,000 students across […]

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  • Helping Students Enroll in College During COVID-19

    The ongoing pandemic has created many challenges for students from low-income backgrounds in addition to barriers they already face. In particular, recent high school graduates are at risk of experiencing “summer melt,” which is the phenomenon where students who earn admission to college do not end up enrolling in the fall. A study from this […]

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  • 5 Things to Know About Our Fall Program

    This week we begin a new school year, and we’re thrilled to get to work serving talented Milwaukee students. With 33 AmeriCorps coaches onboard, and 11 of them being returning coaches from last year, we are ready to continue supporting students as they persevere through the new challenges of learning amidst a pandemic. Our fall […]

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  • A Note From Oregon’s Executive Director

    This week starts the onboarding of 43 new AmeriCorps members in Oregon. In a normal year, that means that we’d all be loading onto a plane at PDX on our way to Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota to experience Kick-Off with all of our other College Possible sites. Of course, this year is far […]

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  • College Possible Oregon Welcomes New Director of Development and Communications

    We are excited to welcome Elena Hein as Oregon’s new director of development and communications. Hein is passionate about College Possible’s mission and has a demonstrated commitment to social justice and community-centric fundraising practices throughout her career. Hein started her career in the nonprofit sector nearly two decades ago at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society […]

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  • Back to School: 5 Things to Know About Our Fall Program

    This week we begin a new school year, and we’re thrilled to get to work serving talented metro area students. Our fall program looks different from years past, but the high quality content, consistency and commitment to student success remain the same. This year, we will provide students with additional resources and guidance on how […]

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  • Join the College Possible Oregon Ambassador Board

    The College Possible Ambassador Board is a group of young professionals under the age of 40 who raise support and awareness for College Possible to help students in Oregon achieve their college goals. The board has three goals: Raise financial support to further the mission of College Possible. Increase awareness and visibility of College Possible […]

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  • Meet Jessica

    “Making it through college, a step that people think is impossible for students with backgrounds like mine, is the most amazing thing.”

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  • Meet Huy

    “If I could describe my experience as a college student in one word—it would be ‘amazing!'”

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