Tag Archives: Say Yes to Education

New Mentorship Program Launches to Further Support Say Yes Scholars

Program aims to help keep talent in Central New York By Darian Stevenson Mentors serve as a source of knowledge and can help set goals and plans for the future. Now some of Syracuse’s own career professionals are setting aside time to serve as mentors to a group of Syracuse City School District students. In collaboration with Believe in Syracuse, ... Read More »

Going to College

More than 400 eighth-graders learned about college life and the importance of an education Seventy-five students from the Roberts School, at 715 Glenwood Ave., joined their peers from Frazer and Grant middle schools to spend an April day at Syracuse University. The eighth-graders learned how to be accepted into college and what an education at that level can offer. Read More »

Sewing Basics

Students start with sewing basics and then go on to create projects such as pillows, handbags Say Yes to Education recently started offering sewing classes to elementary school students on the South Side. Staffed by instructors from Peterson Sewing School, 920 Euclid Ave., the classes are for students at Elmwood Elementary and Roberts School. Students can enroll in a free, ... Read More »

Say Yes Top 10

1 Say Yes to Education is a national, non-profit foundation committed to increasing high school and college graduation rates for urban youth. Read More »

Say Yes Seeks Volunteers

More than 70 university students attended the Say Yes to Education volunteer meeting held on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Syracuse University. The program that offers free college tuition to all students who qualify in the Syracuse City School District is seeking volunteers for its kindergarten through fourth-grade after school programs. “You should never be denied access to ... Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Fair

The second annual Mary Nelson Youth Fair in Syracuse was held Saturday, Nov. 14, at the OnCenter. — Video shot by John Garcia, master’s student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Read More »

Say Yes to Gain Donations

Education Program now an option in the United Way Charitable Giving Campaign The Mayor’s office recently announce that Say Yes to Education will now be added as an option for the United Way’s Charitable Giving Campaign pledge cards. Read More »