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Quick Facts

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Who Are Underrepresented students and what are barriers they face?
-Racial minorities, women, LGBTQIA, low income, first generation college students, individuals with disabilities, etc.
-Intersectionality
-Environmental, Personal, and Social issues
-Lack of faculty and staff awareness of the challenges students face
-Imposter syndrome
-Isolation
-Lack of college readiness and knowledge of college expectations

Summer Bridge WORKS!

Check the Stats 

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Summer Bridge has been shown to have a 50% reduction of the number of students who need developmental courses. Students of Colors who participate in Bridge programs are more academically and socially integrated to college campuses than other students.

We currently have 56 scholars and 524 Summer Bridge participants!

Underprepared students succeed when they are supported!



Last Updated: 12/04/2017