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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Students work together to rebuild wetlands
Tulane University and Nunez Community College students collaborate to improve water quality.
 
Students design and build urban farm
At Tulane City Center, students envision and implement the construction of the Grow Dat Youth Farm.
 
High Marks for Public Service
Public service interns like Andrea Gallagher gain hands-on experience in their majors, while giving back to the community.
 
Student Videos Highlight Engaged Learning
Laura White is one student who hopes to use the new Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching to continue experiential learning opportunities. View the video.
 
Drop-In Center Offers Safe Place for Area Youth
Social work grad Isabella Christodoulou reaches homeless and at-risk youth with “guerilla therapy.”
 
Students Help Tribe Document Its Culture
For “Living History” course, students work with the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe.

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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