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Ted Buchanan

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 Tulane Empowers

Photo: Role modeling
Tulane School of Architecture hosts a four-day summer camp designed to expose young students to the architectural profession.
 
Scholarship recipients say ‘thank you’
More than 100 students turn out for the annual scholarship luncheon, to participate in a letter-writing event to donors.
 
Match game on campus looks for potential donors
Students are swabbing the cheeks of volunteers, whose tissue data will be entered into the National Bone Marrow Registry.
 
Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
$50 Million for Scholarships: New Weatherhead Pledge
Weatherhead Scholars Program to provide scholarships for students who enroll in community engagement curriculum.
 
Tulane Tops in Peace Corps Volunteerism
Ty Bryant, who served in Mozambique, will get her public health degree this year.

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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