More Kauffman Scholars now attend BU

Oct. 22, 2015 | Attending college with all your tuition, room, board and books paid for is only a dream for most students. However, this dream is a reality for 23 Kauffman Scholars on campus.

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MLK Chancellor's Scholarship Winner: Queen Wilkes

March 12, 2015 | Queen Wilkes, Class 6 Scholar, set out on a journey to complete both her high school diploma and her associates of art degree all at the same time. Read her story to learn more.

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Jay'len Bennett Honored by KCPD

Jay'len Bennett is interviewed on his heroic efforts in helping a mother find her lost special needs son. 

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From MCC to MIT: A Student's Inspiring Story

August 14, 2014 | Cynthia Odu graduated from Kansas City Public School’s Lincoln College Preparatory Academy with a high school diploma. Days later she accepted her associate’s degree from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as part of the Early College Academy. The program is a partnership between MCC–Penn Valley and the Kansas City Public Schools.  It is designed for highly motivated students who earn high school credits while also earning college credits as they attend classes, full-time, on a college campus...

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Mandy Savitz-Romer, Ph.D. visits the Kauffman Foundation

January 8, 2014 | Dr. Mandy Savitz-Romer, co-author of Ready, Willing, and Able: A Developmental Approach to College Access and Success, visited the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation January 7 & 8, 2014, to deliver a keynote and to provide the Kauffman Scholars staff with a professional development workshop.   

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Southeast Missouri State's freshmen move-in day with Kauffman Scholars

Jessica and Cristal Osorio, Class 4, begin their post-secondary education at Southeast Missouri State. 

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