campus partner(s)

The New School and East Side House Settlement






College-Community Connections: Partnerships

award date


Grant Summary

A partnership between the Institute for Urban Education (IUE) at Eugene Lang College and the College Preparatory and Leadership Program (CPLP) at East Side House Settlement provided a multi-faceted college preparatory program for high school students at Mott Haven Village Preparatory (MVHP). Several components composed the program, including a professional development piece for CPLP staff and MHVP teachers based on IUE's holistic approach to college readiness; program support from two Lang College students designated as Urban Education Fellows; a College Explorers program incorporating weekly classes, campus visits, discussions of college resources, and exchanges with college students; and a Bridge Course, a college-level class designed for 11th and 12th grade students.