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Denver Urban Scholars has a new strategic plan

February 17th, 2015

We are excited to share our recently completed strategic plan. The plan outlines our vision for the organization over the next three years with specific goals and objectives. Denver Urban Scholars Strategic Plan If you have any questions or would like to get more information on ways that you can get involved in our new …

COSI Grant Press Release

February 4th, 2015

DENVER — Dec. 18, 2014 – The Postsecondary Success Partnership between Denver Urban Scholars and Goodwill Industries of Denver is one of 28 initiatives across Colorado to be awarded $3.4 million in grants from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, Initiative organizers announced this week. The funds are aimed at supporting Colorado students – especially those …

Denver Urban Scholars keeps promising students on right path

November 5th, 2014

Mentor Trent Peaker and mentees Khaled, 15, and Saber Ali, 13, are participants in the mentoring program offered by Denver Urban Scholars to help metro area students through their academic life. “I know I’ll have succeeded when they go to college,” says Peaker of his young friends shown at Strive Sunnyside School. Read more…http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_26824392/denver-urban-scholars-keeps-promising-students-right-path

Check out our write up in Esquire.

September 23rd, 2014

The basics: For students in middle and high school who are at risk of dropping out, academic mentoring toward graduation and college. Click here for the full article      

Denver Urban Scholars chosen to be part of Mile High United Way’s The Performance Collaborative

June 2nd, 2014

More than Funding: Working to Strengthen Local Organizations See more at: http://www.unitedwaydenver.org/news/strengthen-local-organizations#sthash.nuuk1V4X.dpuf 

Denver Urban Scholars Student, Valentina Nuñez, is the first recipient of the Carolyne Hyde Future Leader Scholarship.

May 20th, 2014

QUARTERLY FORUM ESTABLISHES CAROLYNE HYDE FUTURE LEADER SCHOLARSHIP DENVER — May 2, 2014 — Quarterly Forum has established the Carolyne Hyde Future Leader Scholarship, with Gov. John Hickenlooper presenting the award to the first recipient during a program yesterday. The annual scholarship provides $10,000 to a college-bound high school senior in the Denver-metro area who …

Denver Urban Scholars seeks more volunteers to mentor at-risk students

March 7th, 2014

Denver Post highlights mentors at Denver Urban Scholars. Click on the link below for the full story. http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_24519352/denver-urban-scholars-seeks-more-volunteers-mentor-at  

9 News highlights mentoring at Denver Urban Scholars

March 7th, 2014

Since 1995, the Denver Urban Scholars program has paired up middle school and high school students with adult mentors. Check out the link below to see how mentoring is impacting the lives of Denver youth. http://archive.9news.com/news/local/article/363452/222/Would-you-like-to-mentor-a-student-in-need        

Denver Post highlights Denver Urban Scholars

November 18th, 2012

Denver Urban Scholars gives at-risk students the resources they need to succeed Check out The Denver Post’s coverage of Denver Urban Scholars! http://www.denverpost.com/lifestyles/ci_22019535/helping-kids-find-right-fit

Byrne Urban Scholars Announces Name Change to Denver Urban Scholars

November 12th, 2012

Name change better reflects communities served by the Denver-based public charity Announced today, Byrne Urban Scholars has changed its name to Denver Urban Scholars. The new name better reflects the organization’s long-standing commitment to serving the Denver community as a public charity with diverse programming. “While the name of our organization may be new, our …

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