College Connection

posted Nov 13, 2012, 10:01 AM by Suzannah Ohring
A select group of 8th graders visited Columbia University this week for our first College Connection Visit.  College Connection visits are designed to give students an immediate and personal taste of college life at a critical moment - before they enter high school.  By engaging students in a memorable college experience while they are in middle school, we hope to provide students with direction and motivation.  Students met with college staff for an interactive discussion and participated in a walking tour of the Columbia campus. The trip rewarded students who were selected based on demonstrated excellence in academics and community-mindedness this year.