The Cowen Institute was able to implement the AdvanceNOLA program after a $1.6 million grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation.
April 5, 2012
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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