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 Tulane Empowers

India journey brings classroom to life
Tulane students earn service-learning hours by volunteering with social service organizations in India that serve Tibetan refugees.
 
Students celebrate ideas worth spreading
Presenters at TEDxTU are ready to inspire change with talks that are 18 minutes or less.
 
PitchNOLA finds winner in ‘The Well’
Plan for an integrative medical practice wins “elevator-pitch” competition for ventures to spur social change in New Orleans.
 
Best Route to Literacy: Reading to Kids
Author and alumna Berthe Amoss participates in Mortar Board literacy event in Lower Ninth Ward.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Center Links Campus and Community
New initiative will enable students to engage in innovative learning both within and outside the classroom.

Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance

The Cowen Institute was able to implement the AdvanceNOLA program after a $1.6 million grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation. 

April 5, 2012

Michael Celone
newwave@tulane.edu

Each year the Cowen Institute’s AdvanceNOLA program gives several Tulane graduate students the opportunity to positively impact the lives of New Orleans high school students.

In 2008, a $1.6 million grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation allowed the Cowen Institute to implement AdvanceNOLA, an Advanced Placement (AP) training and incentive program in several high schools throughout the city.  The purpose of the program is to establish AP courses, develop mentoring opportunities for teachers, principals and counselors, and foster an academic environment that emphasized higher education. More...

 

 

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