$89 Million Awarded for Summer Learning and Afterschool Programs that Address Students’ Academic Needs and Well-Being
Akron Public Schools to receive $1.18 million in grant money for 'GEAR UP' program, with Project GRAD Akron as the lead partner in the grant
The grant funds will be used to provide financial aid information for postsecondary education encouraging enrollment in rigorous and challenging coursework to reduce the need for remediation at the postsecondary level; implementing activities to improve the number of participating students who obtain a secondary school diploma and who complete applications for and enroll in a program of postsecondary education; and providing scholarships to students.
Board Member Judge Annalisa Williams selected as one of the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio's 2022 Women of Distinction Honorees
Project GRAD Akron would like to congratulate PGA Board Member, Maura Scanlon Bozzelli, for being selected as incoming President of the Akron Bar Association
Join Akron Public Schools on Wednesday, April 27 at their next Family Academy
The Family Academy includes free Haircuts for students provided by Beyond Expectations Barber College, free dinner and free self-care kits for families & students.
The Women’s History Project of the Akron Area, a program of the Summit County Historical Society, will recognize PGA Board Member, Ellen McWilliams-Woods, as one of its 2022 Woman of the Year award recipients
Board member Dr. Ellen McWilliams-Woods will be recognized as a 2022 Woman of the Year award recipient by The Women’s History Project of the Akron Area on June 15, 2022 at the John Brown House from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available on Eventbrite beginning at $25.00 per person.
Board Member Judge Annalisa Williams to be recognized with a 2022 Outstanding Law Alumni Award from the University of Akron
Dr. Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval named as Vice Provost for Student Pathways and Dean of University of Akron Honors College.
Congratulations to Board Vice President Dr. Fedearia Nicholson-Sweval for her selection as Vice Provost for Student Pathways and Dean of University of Akron Honors College. She will begin the position on April 29, 2022.
UA’s School of Law celebrates the retirement of Emeritus Dean Martin H. Belsky
Board member Chief Clarence Tucker was inducted into the National Omicron Delta Kappa Society at the University of Akron
Project GRAD Akron to Host 8th Annual March GRADness
Project GRAD Akron (PGA) is hosting its 8th Annual March GRADness fundraiser on Monday, April 4, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Greystone Hall in Akron, OH. March GRADness is a basketball-themed, casual, “Happy Hour” event and proceeds will support PGA’s programs, services, and scholarship fund, which benefit students in the Akron Public Schools.
All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites.
Individuals ages 19 through 21 who have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities and are following Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) through their current enrollment in educational programs also are eligible for free summer meals.
Project Ujima’s African American Read-In (AARI) Committee presents the “Make Reading a Passport to Your Dreams” Program
Project GRAD Akron’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Workshop Series
Please join Project GRAD Akron on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., for our fourth DEI professional development workshop session presented by Dr. Lisa Williams, a national consultant on topics of equity and access in public education. The event is free, virtual, and open to the public. Registration is required.
Akron Public Schools to offer 50+ free summer camp programs for its students
Project GRAD Akron's Summer program for students entering kindergarten among over 50 free summer camp programs being offered by Akron Public Schools
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