PACE: Partnership for Accessing College Education While attending West High 9th Grade Orientation, I learned about the PACE Program. It is a two year scholarship for tuition at SLCC. PACE—Partnerships for Accessing College Education—is a program created to increase college participation and graduation rates for underserved high school students. The project was created by a partnership between local high schools, businesses, and Salt Lake Community College (SLCC).   Eligibility requirements to become a PACE Scholar Students must be 9th grade freshmen at West, … Continue reading

University Neighborhood Partners

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) brings together University and west side resources for reciprocal learning, action, and benefit… a community coming together. University Neighborhood Partners sets out to redress historical inequity by understanding systemic barriers that have prevented access to higher education and to rewrite that history so that residents of the west side see themselves as holders and creators of knowledge. University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) links seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods with … Continue reading

Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (U of U)

Ran into fellow Texan, Dr. Aleman at the Partners in the Park. He is the Assistant Vice President for Student Diversity and Equity at the University of Utah. He was at Poplar Grove Park with students that graduated from Salt Lake City School District. They are doing outreach to students in our community and encouraging them to attend the University of Utah.Their department will help students make the transition from High School to College and then help them stay in schools.It … Continue reading