College Possible is proud to work with more than 800 students in Milwaukee at 14 partner high schools. Our students have an average GPA of 2.8, and more than 90 percent are students of color. Our students report an average annual family income of less than $25,000. College Possible expanded to Milwaukee in 2008. In its first year, College Possible Milwaukee served 53 juniors at three partner high schools. In the 2016-17 program year, College Possible Milwaukee will serve more than 800 high school juniors and seniors, 1,300 college students and over 2,100 9th and 10th graders through College Prep Talks. Through the generous support of local organizations, foundations and individuals, the program continues to grow and expand in Milwaukee area schools.
Thursday, April 27
Co-Chairs Jennifer and Tom Florsheim present our Awardees:
Mary and Ted Kellner, Pat Wilmeth Most Likely to Succeed Award
The Burke Foundation, Foundation Friend Award
Brady Corporation, Corporate Partner of the Year
Jennifer and Tom Florsheim/WEYCO Group
Billie and Mike Kubly
Susan and Robert Mikulay
College Possible Milwaukee
1515 N. Rivercenter Drive, Suite 105
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53212
It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through our program year! Here are some highlights from our corps members and students thus far: 80% of seniors have already been accepted to a 4-year college or university. 86% of seniors have completed the FAFSA, which launched in October this year to allow more time for […]
Imagine choosing between buying food and paying your college enrollment deposit. This is a reality for many college students as food insecurity remains a widespread but rarely discussed issue on college campuses.
Two College Possible Milwaukee student alumni, now serving as College Possible coaches, were interviewed by Milwaukee Public Radio, WUWM, on the challenges of accessing food in college.