Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
The GEAR UP Program is a critical component of the U.S. Department of Education’s efforts to improve college access…0
Goodwin Meissner Scholarship Winners
Sixty-nine (69) outstanding candidates submitted applications for the Last Dollar Scholarship this April. The applications were so good,…
Taking Collective Action: Preparing Wake County Youth for Postsecondary Success
In March of 2017 WPPS, along with the NC State University College of Education hosted a summit with the...
Trisha-Joy Jackson – Wake College Center Coordinator
Mentorship is important to Trisha-Joy Jackson. Jackson has been serving as the Wake College Center Coordinator during the 2016-2017…
Meet Kenya Shakir, Raleigh College Center Coordinator
Since graduating from ECU last year, Shakir has served nearly 1,500 hours as an AmeriCorps VISTA member planning and…
What Is The Wake Promise?
In July 2010, the city of Raleigh, North Carolina was awarded a planning grant to improve higher education...