March 5, 2020 / 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. / Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
Join us for an evening of celebration as we help empower Omaha’s future young professionals — College Possible college students! Connect with talented and diverse students, honor program supporters and learn more about the mission of College Possible.
Find out more! Read more details about the event at collegepossible.org/omaha/shakingitupomaha.
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College Possible Omaha was proud to serve more than 734 high school students in the Omaha area at 10 partner high schools in six different districts for the 2018-2019 academic year.
More than 1,200 college students from the Omaha site are enrolled at 71 colleges and universities regionally and across the country, and nearly 80 percent of our students will be the first in their family to attend college.
College Possible Omaha was founded during the 2011-12 school year. Thirty-two AmeriCorps members currently serve through the site.
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“Because of College Possible my life has been easier and my goals achievable. It has made me feel like college is possible.”