H.O.P.E. Academy - June 20 - July 1, 2017
Harnessing Opportunities for Post-Secondary Education Academic and Leadership Academy
The H.O.P.E. Academy is a ten-day summer residential program for male and female high school students in 9th-12th grade. The purpose of the Academy is to provide underrepresented and underserved students with a life-changing opportunity to experience real college life by engaging them in college-level courses and workshops to develop & explore their leadership skills.
What happens at H.O.P.E. Academy?
In addition to academic courses, the Academy offers leadership training and communication and interpersonal skill building activities that will help students and their families, move beyond the financial, social and academic barriers-- both factual and presumed, toward the realization of an engaged and successful undergraduate college experience.
H.O.P.E. Academic & Leadership Academy will challenge each male and female student to gain a new perspective on his or her humanity by providing theoretical and practical information necessary for the development of well-informed decision-making and judgment aptitude for present and future life challenges.
Through the Academy, it is our utmost hope that students realize how intellect, integrity, courage, respect, passion, and leadership are true building blocks for future academic and personal success. The H.O.P.E. Academy is an exhilarating experience that students will consider life-changing.