Steppingstone News

Steppingstone in the News

● Steppingstone President Kelly Glew and Chief Program Officer Chris Parris were featured on the Shaw Family Foundation’s podcast. >>
● EastBoston.com shares our story of winning the Cummings Foundation $100k for 100 grant >>
● Medium’s education Writer, Luke Chitwood, writes about Steppingstone and NPEA’s efforts toward educational equity >>
● Steppingstone receives Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant! >>
● Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell Champions Steppingstone’s Work Toward Educational Equity >>
● FutureEd features Steppingstone in their article about closing the Excellence Gap. >>
● WBUR highlights Steppingstone when asking “Should College Be The Goal for All Students?” >>
● Scholar Nicholas Correia featured on Channel 5. >>
● NPEA & Roxbury Latin host seminar on social-emotional wellness. >>
● Boston After School & Beyond video celebrates National Summer Learning Day. >>
● New Success Boston report shows steady increase in college completion rates. >>
● Steppingstone receives Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant. >>
● Summer Insight Center highlights College Success Academy in two case studies. >> & >>
● Boston After School & Beyond features Steppingstone curriculum. >>
● Steppingstone awarded a grant from the Boston Foundation as part of its Success Boston – Boston Coaching for Completion initiative. >>
● Boston Globe highlights the Success Boston college completion initiative. >>
● NECN’s “Making the Grade” features Steppingstone. >>
● Root Cause awards The Steppingstone Academy its top “High Performer” rating. >>

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Scholars and Alumni in the News

● Shawnna Thomas was selected as the 2019 – 2020 Write-In-Residence by The Associates of the Boston Public Library for her Young Adult dystopian novel. >>
● Maya Saunders (Academy 9, Class of 2007) was one of two Boston women honored at the 110th national convention of the NAACP in Detroit. >>
● Daraiha Greene, Head of Multicultural Engagement at Google, honored by Blavity in their #POWER28 project. 28 days, 28 interviews, with 28 young black creators and leaders who are making history today. >>
● Vikiana Petit-Homme, a key organizer of Boston’s student-led movement for gun control, gives a speech at the State House before the March 14 rally. >>
● Nathalie Diaz Troncoso and Joan Dotruong featured in Metro article about students speaking out for gun control. >>
● Lindsay Dieudonne and Diya Thapa quoted in Boston Globe article about summer jobs for Boston students. >>
● Tran Vu featured in Boston Magazine for her Fields Corner mural project, a tribute to the Vietnamese American narrative. >>
● Adonis Logan earns spot as a Posse Scholar at Centre College. >>
● Dashaun Simon earns Brimmer and May’s Blazer Award for leaving his mark and embodying the school’s ideals. >>
● Fiona Phie featured on Boston Neighborhood Network News for co-founding WOKE (Working on Knowledge and Equality), an initiative that creates opportunities for Boston students to discuss race relations in their communities. >>
● Ernesto Arroyo-Montano featured in the Bay State Banner for his work partnering with the ACLU to help fight mass incarceration. >>
● Rachel Feliz honored by Channel 7 for helping earthquake survivors  >>
● Marynee Pontes discusses her post-graduation plans with Boston.com. >>
● Makeda Daniel, Senior Class President, gives graduation speech. >>
● Students create ‘Know Your Rights’ app, featuring Scholar Ayomide Olumuyiwa. >>
● Alumnus Nelson Tamayo awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. >>
● Alumnus Darian Reid-Sturgis installed as the John P. Brennan Chairholder in Classics at The Roxbury Latin School. >>
● Alumna Stephanie Crawford shares why she teaches with The Boston Globe. >>
● Alumna Candace Taylor awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. >>
● Scholar Ope Olukorede featured on WCVB Channel 5 News as an “A+ Student.” >>

Staff and Board Members
in the News

● Kate Gilbane, Steppingstone Board of Directors member, featured in Brown Alumni Magazine’s May/June Issue alongside Steppingstone Alumni Asabe Poloma. >>
● Brian Conway, Chair of Steppingstone’s Board, featured in Boston Common Magazine. >>
● President Kelly Glew honored by SmartCEO. >>
● Chris Parris, Director of the College Success Academy, featured in Penn Publication. >>
● Jonathan Goldstein, Senior Advisor at TA Associates, named to The Steppingstone Foundation Board of Directors. >>
● Joshua Levy, Partner at Ropes & Gray LLP, named to The Steppingstone Foundation Board of Directors. >>
● Tricia Claudy, Board Member at Visual Thinking Strategies, named to The Steppingstone Foundation Board of Directors. >>
● President Kelly Glew profiled in Boston’s Boldfacers. >>

Steppingstone Stories

**Recent stories can be found on Steppingstone’s blog**

● Steppingstone Celebrates 25 Years of THE SUCCESS EFFECT >>
● 2016 College Acceptances >>
● 2015 Admissions Season >>
● Steppingstone News: March 2015 >>
● College Success Academy is expanding to serve students in East Boston. >>
● Steppingstone Photo Diary: July 29, 2014. >>
● Steppingstone partner schools discuss financial aid. >>
● Steppingstone holds Independent School Consortium. >>

You can find an archive of past articles here.