Written By: peggy on April 13, 2015 No Comment

AT&T Aspire and Roadtrip Nation Partner to Empower At-Risk Students to Find their Own Road to a Fulfilling Career
Interactive Presentation for Students of Kennedy High School, Featuring Special Guest Speaker Richmond Mayor, Tom Butt
It’s never too soon for students to start thinking about a career and college preparation, but many struggle to translate their passions […]

Written By: peggy on March 24, 2015 No Comment

The Kennedy IT Academy attended the Microsoft Annual Minority Student Day. Microsoft hosts this event every year to support and encourage students from any minority background into a career related to technology. Microsoft hopes to inspire students to understand various avenues that they can pursue in the technology field.
This is the 3rd year that Kennedy […]

Written By: peggy on March 20, 2015 No Comment

Are you interested in learning more about college? Ever wonder what college life is like? Want to go on a free trip to Los Angeles?
Apply to RYSE Youth Center’s 3rd Annual RYSE’s Southern California College Tour aims to provide an
exciting opportunity for youth to visit and explore Colleges/Universities/Vocational Schools in Southern
California. Students will be […]

Written By: chris on March 3, 2015 No Comment

On Saturday, March 28th, the Gooden College Connection in cooperation with the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) and the West Contra Costa Unified School District will host free, personalized college advisory sessions to high school juniors and their parent(s)/guardian(s) in WCCUSD. Some of the finest college advisors in the Bay Area will […]

Written By: chris on February 13, 2015 No Comment

The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program represents an innovative approach to computer science education, pairing seven weeks of intensive instruction in robotics, web design, and mobile development with engaging, career-focused mentorships and exposure led by the industry’s  top female entrepreneurs and engineers.
Key Programmatic components of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Include:
SKILLS: Seven weeks of intensive instruction in computer science, robotics,
algorithms, web design, and mobile development.
EXPOSURE: Speakers, demos, […]