St. Cloud Access and Opportunity Center offers an array of pre-college programs devoted to addressing low numbers of
underrepresented students entering higher education.
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|Somali Night-more than 150 Access and Opportunity Program students from South and North Jr. Highs and Tech and Apollo High Schools in St. Cloud attended Somali Night on the campus of St. Cloud State University on March 31, 2012|
Spirit of Uganda
Students from Tech High attended the program which highlighted dance and music representing many regions of Uganda.
The traveling troupe is part of Empower African Children. The mission is to mentor and support Ugandan children and provide funding for education beyond the elementary level.
For more information see: www.empowerafricanchildren.org
SCSU Perfoming Arts: South Jr. High students visited SCSU campus to tour the theatre department and learn about the variety of career opportunities in the performing arts.
Students participated in an Improv activity and had a fun time learning about "thinking on your feet" and creative performing.
The components of the project include:
Emphasis on Taking College Preparatory Courses
Encourage Student Enrollment in Post-Secondary Programs:
Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
Academic Support Programs
Informational Sessions on College Admissions and Financial Aid
Hands-on assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Academic and Cultural Enrichment Programs
Orientation to College Life
Career and College Resource Center
Standardized Test Preparation Programs
Summer Programs and Services
Intensive English Language Learning