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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The United States Marine Corps has a motto “Semper Fidelis” meaning “Always Faithful.” College student Sandra Lopez applies that motto to her faith in the future and earning her bachelor’s degree. Sandra, a 2015 Omaha South High Magnet School graduate, is not a typical student. She’s a senior at University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a corporal in […]
Thirty AmeriCorps members serving high school and college students and members of College Possible staff attended the AmeriCorps Members Conference: Be the Greater Good on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The all-day event hosted by ServeNebraska was at the Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and brought together members from across the state to discuss service. It included […]
Two regional academic institutions have recently teamed up with College Possible to help increase students’ college access and success. Doane University, a private college in Crete, Nebraska, and Wayne State College, a public college in Wayne, Nebraska, are partnering with College Possible, joining the likes of Nebraska Wesleyan and University of Nebraska Omaha. A partnership […]
College Possible Omaha staff and ServeNebraska AmeriCorps members celebrated the start of the 2019-20 school with a picnic on Friday, Aug. 30. This year, there are 30 new and returning AmeriCorps members serving Omaha students. The group hosted a picnic at Elmwood Park in Omaha and wore their alma mater colors to coincide with national […]
College Possible student Roshan Spakota of Omaha was 5 years old when he and his family immigrated to the United States. Roshan was born in Nepal, but the country’s civil war led his parents searching for a safer place to live and raise their four children. Twelve years later, the recent Omaha Westside High School graduate and […]
College Possible high school students Matthew Brown, Blut Thaw and Has (Amber) Paw Moo of Omaha Northwest High Magnet School stand in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. The three were selected for the Nebraska Civic Leadership Program that teaches public high school students about local, state and federal government and the role […]
College Possible Omaha had 121 reasons to be thankful this spring. The organization raised $37,800 from 121 individual donors on May 22 during the annual Omaha Gives! community philanthropy day. “We are extremely grateful for the support of our family, friends and the Omaha community as we continue to provide area students with the opportunity […]
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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.”