Monthly Archives: September 2015

Denver Urban Scholars’ Capstone Program Supports Students Three Years Post-Grad

September 29th, 2015

Recently, our Capstone program, which supports students three years after high school graduation, launched their Peer Mentoring Program. Mentors in this program are established college students who provide support to incoming Freshman students on the Auraria Campus. Mentors completed a ropes course in May and a training in August to discover the unique gifts they …

September Flight Training

September 17th, 2015

By Olivia Hunte, Capstone Program Coordinator On Saturday, September 1st, Denver Urban Scholars hosted a round of our new training for students and mentors. “Flight Training,” which fits into our new program model of student-as-pilot, was facilitated by Wendy Talley from Bold Leaders and Tessa Tuetken, Milestones Program Lead at DUS. The eight mentoring pairs …

Denver Urban Scholars Welcomes 20 New Mentor-Mentee Pairs at Recent “Flight Training”

September 1st, 2015

This past Saturday, 20 new Mentor-Mentee pairs were welcomed to Denver Urban Scholars during a half-day “Flight Training.” The name of the event is derived from our new curriculum, which we are in the process of developing and implementing as part of our three year strategic plan. The training focused on the concept of Denver …