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Next Steps AmeriCorps Program

Designed as a college completion and success strategy, the Next Steps AmeriCorps Program will engage 70 students in part-time AmeriCorps service during the 2015-2016 school year.


Community Partnerships VISTA Project

Providing AmeriCorps VISTA members to public schools in Philadelphia to coordinate community partnerships.



Helping low-income students enter higher education through intensive college awareness programming.

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February 8, 2015 Highlights

Grant Opportunities

Lumina Foundation Showcase Prize

As one of the leading higher education foundations in the United States, Lumina Foundation has a long history of investing in and supporting not-for-profits to improve postsecondary completion rates....

Job Opportunities/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Diversity and Social Justice, Phila U

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Engagement QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with university staff, faculty, and students; Dependability,...


Examples of Excelencia: Latino Success in Higher Education

For over 10 years, Examples of Excelencia has been the only national effort to recognize programs with evidence-based practices that increase Latino student success in higher education. Programs are...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Call for Proposals: Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All

Apply to Present at NCAN’s 2016 Conference! Join the NCAN national conference, Driving Postsecondary Attainment for All, by applying to present a session! The conference will be held September...

New Resources

Study Links Liberal Arts to Success in Life

Study Links Liberal Arts to Success in Life A background in the liberal arts can translate into becoming a leader and a more fulfilling life A study released last month shows that a liberal arts...

Other Local Events and Workshops

Exit Strategy Performance and Panel Discussion

When: Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 6:30-8:30pm Where: 480 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA Call 215-985-0420. “Exit Strategy” dramatizes the issue of school closings; Join us in panel addressing...

Partnerships Classifieds

volunteer speakers needed, Step Into College conference

In March, Steppingstone Scholars in collaboration with partner organizations in Philadelphia will host a 2 day college conference for high school students.  We are currently in search of presenters...

PHENND Events/Activities

K-16 Partnerships Winter newsletter

Please enjoy the K-16 Partnerships Winter Newsletter! If you are new to the PHENND K-16 Network and are interested in being involved please submit the following form: K-16 Partnerships Network Sign...