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9NEWS Leader of the Year Ryan Ross: ‘People Believed in Me Before I Believed in Myself’

May 31st, 2016

Reprinted with permission from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Spring 2016 Business Altitude magazine By Maggie McEntee, digital communications and brand manager for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce In 1993, the year of Denver’s “summer of violence,” there were 74 homicides in the city. It created a panic around the state about the …

Putting the Fun in Fundraising: Denver Urban Scholars Hosts Summer Games Event

April 19th, 2016

April 19, 2016 Denver Urban Scholars will hold a fundraising event on June 25, 2016 for community members to enjoy a day of games, fashioned after the Summer Olympics. This event is in support of the services provided by Denver Urban Scholars to Denver Public Schools students. Registration can be completed on the Denver Urban …

Mile High Five Foundation Nets over $200,000 for Charity at 2015 Mile High MMAyhem

December 11th, 2015

DENVER, CO – The Mile High Five Foundation netted over $200,000 for charity at the sold-out 2015 Mile High MMAyhem event on October 30, 2015 at Infinity Park in Glendale. Proceeds from the event will benefit ACE Scholarships and Denver Urban Scholars improving academic opportunities for at-risk youth in the Denver area. “The generous support …

9 News Interview

November 10th, 2015

Kyle Dyer highlighted Denver Urban Scholars first ever award recipient of the Gilbert Garcia Memorial Award, Christina Gonzales. Click here to watch the video.

Replica™ is Presenting Sponsor for 2015 Class Act Auction and Dinner

September 18th, 2015

Thank you to Replica™ wine for their investment in our youth and families as the Presenting Sponsor for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Class Act Auction and Dinner (http://denverurbanscholars.org/events/classactdinner). They are thrilled to introduce Replica™ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines at the event. After nearly three years of science, they have created a proprietary methodology to …

Back to school – Donate supplies to students in need

August 3rd, 2015

It’s that time of year again – back to school! While we are sad to see the days of summer winding down, we are very much looking forward to the start of a new school year. During the summer months, staff keep in touch with the students on their caseloads, but fall is really when …

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      

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