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College access organization to change name next spring

PROVIDENCE, R.I.: The College Crusade of Rhode Island, the state’s most comprehensive college readiness program, will change its name and
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Q&A with Accelerate grad Stephanie Vargas Sosa, who will attend Texas Christian University

The Accelerate Program offers Providence high school students an enhanced senior year experience that allows students to jump-start their postsecondary career while completing their high school requirements.
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Q&A with Accelerate graduate Jason Rodriguez Taveras, who heads to PC this fall

The Accelerate Program offers Providence high school students an enhanced senior year experience that allows students to jump-start their postsecondary career while completing their high school requirements.
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Q&A with Accelerate grad Ashley Asencio, who will attend URI

The Accelerate Program offers Providence high school students an enhanced senior year experience that allows students to jump-start their postsecondary career while completing their high school requirements.
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Q&A with Accelerate graduate Jolade Oshinkalu, who will attend Providence College

The Accelerate Program offers Providence high school students an enhanced senior year experience that allows students to jump-start their postsecondary career while completing their high school requirements.
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Crusader awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Wila Matos recalls a College Crusade-led overnight at the University of Rhode Island as a crucial turning point that put
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Sekou Madave Jr. ’21 will attend College of the Holy Cross

My name is Sekou Madave Jr., and I was born in Buduburam refugee camp just 44 kilometers from Accra, in Ghana, on Oct. 10, 2001.
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Charon Martinez ’21 is heading to Boston University

Hi! My name is Charon Martinez and I use pronouns she/her/hers. I am proud to be a first-generation, Hispanic/Latinx student
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Alumni spotlight: Catherine Garcia

I immigrated to Providence from the Dominican Republic at the age of 2. My parents wanted a better future for my
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Emergency Fund helps more than 150 college students stay on track to graduate

In 2020, we awarded $72,177 in emergency funding to more than 150 students, thanks to the Rhode Island Foundation, the
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