Middle School Students visit an Historical Black College in a program designed to reach out to middle school students to help them see Blacks in a successful environment and to inspire better performance in high school as preparation for college
"HBCUs are a source of accomplishment and great pride for the African American community as well as the entire nation."
- Students get on campuses early
- Students observe learning can take place in a predominately African American setting
- Students see presidents, administrators and students attending college
- Students are immersed in the environment and encouraged to take notes for their future plans Success.
- Students learn the importance of early outreach
- Students learn about career vs. job upon graduation
- Students are inspired to enter high school with long-range goals
Quote: "I knew when I graduated from high school I was going to attend an HBCU". In 2015 she is a junior at Southern University, New Orleans, LA