Guest opinion: The amazing success of Pre-Collegiate Program

Defining success in the social program world is challenging. In the case of RE-1 School District’s Pre-Collegiate Program, it’s clear as a bell. All 28 of the Pre-Collegiate Class of 2016 graduated from Glenwood Springs, Roaring Fork and Basalt High Schools and have been accepted to college. This includes some... Read more »

Diversity, learning and student success shine in summer pre-collegiate programs

Aug. 8, 2016

No summer slowdown exists for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement (ODECE). In partnership with academic departments across campus, ODECE hosts more than 1,500 middle and high school students, and soon-to-be freshmen in a variety of summer pre-collegiate programming. “Summer presents us an opportunity to be innovative as... Read more »

Technology For Life: How Students With Disabilities Are Attending College At Record Rates

Esha Mehta and Bill Casson had unique qualifications in mind when they looked at universities to attend. Both chose the University of Colorado , where Mehta is pursing a bachelors degree in psychology, and Casson is getting a master's degree in computer science. But their decision to come to Boulder... Read more »

Family Learning Center partners with CU-Boulder to get kids college-ready

More info or call 303-442-8979. Boulder's Family Learning Center is partnering with the University of Colorado to create a summer program for high school students that will make sure they're prepared for college-level work and walk them through the application process. The goal is to enroll 20 to 30 high... Read more »

CU-Boulder's pre-collegiate program prepares young students

Centaurus High School senior Frank Delaney applied in seventh grade to the University of Colorado's pre-collegiate development program because he wanted to be on the "inside track." His parents at the time hadn't gone to college -- though his mom has since enrolled -- and didn't know the ins and... Read more »

CU-Boulder freshman class sets record for academic qualifications and diversity

The University of Colorado Boulder welcomed a freshman class of 5,869 students, a slight increase by 0.4 percent over last year, and in the process achieved the most academically qualified and diverse incoming class in the campus’s history. Fall 2014 census figures show a total enrollment of 29,772 degree- and... Read more »

CU-Boulder program bridging the 'digital divide'

Computers to Youth keeps computers out of landfills, gives them to underserved high school students Computers to Youth Donate to Computers to Youth Basheer Mohamed's life changed when he got his first computer as a sophomore in high school. He got more sleep, became a better writer, learned how to... Read more »