First-Gen Postponed: Now Showing Thursday, February 11th

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Mother Nature came on a bit stronger than expected today in New Haven and, thus, the presentation of “First Gen Next Gen” has been rescheduled. New Haven Promise, Wells Fargo and Southern Connecticut State will now present “First Gen Next … Continue reading

Preparing To Come Back

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It’s by no means easy, but it was both important and inspiring. “It” was the third-annual New Haven Promise Internship Fair, co-hosted by the Yale Community Hiring Initiative. On Thursday night more than 130 New Haven Promise Scholars gathered at … Continue reading

UConn Commits To New Haven Promise Scholars

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Students who enroll in UConn through the New Haven Promise program will soon receive $5,000 in extra scholarship money each year to help ensure that college is affordable and accessible to them. UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday that UConn … Continue reading

Long-Time Friends To Share Legacy Award

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New Haven Promise’s Legacy Award — which was established last year — is now annually awarded to a Scholar who has recently graduated from college and has demonstrated a deep commitment to their studies, fellow Promise scholars and the City … Continue reading

Promise’s Fifth Cohort Announced

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This spring the RAND Corporation released a report on the early progress of New Haven Promise and the major takeaway was that a “college-going” culture was taking root in the Elm City. Now the city’s high school Class of 2015 … Continue reading