The IUPUI Office of Transfer Student Services in the Division of Undergraduate Education will host its annual Transfer Symposium in the Campus Center on Friday, September 22.
The IUPUI Bepko Learning Center in the Division of Undergraduate Education will host its 15th Annual IUPUI National Mentoring Symposium on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
IUPUI’s Upward Bound program joined the “Hoosiers Helping Houston” initiative, which was started by local community leaders as a means of partnering with the Red Cross to streamline donation efforts for Hurricane Harvey relief.
IUPUI’s Upward Bound college readiness program for high school students has received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will ensure program sustainability for the next five years.
The IUPUI Bepko Learning Center has been selected as third place winner of the 2017 National College Learning Association and the Learning Support Centers in Higher Education (NCLCA/LSCHE) Website Excellence Awards for their newly relaunched website.
Three student success advisors led trips that promoted awareness for mental health issues as well as gentrification and food deserts.
The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Upward Bound program has received a grant renewal for more than $2.8 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Education. The funds will enable the campus to continue providing college-readiness programming to low-income high school students in Indianapolis.
Inspired by his own experiences as a first-generation college student, Johnson has been developing the transformative education model since the start of Nina Scholars, seeking answers to questions such as, "How can individuals from low-income backgrounds overcome and rise above the circumstances they’ve been given?"
This fall, 32 freshmen will form the first cohort for Fostering Success, the newest IUPUI program to be funded by the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. The program coordinator, Michael Kendall, has worked with Charlie Johnson, director of Scholar Support Programs, to develop the program and its curriculum, which is based around a transformative education model.
IUPUI’s Summer Bridge program, which introduces incoming freshmen to college life, will be hosted by the Division of Undergraduate Education during August 8–17, 2017.