Students across Mississippi will benefit from almost $28 million in funding to support college access and success thanks to the Gaining Early Awareness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. GEAR UP is funded through the US Department of Education and aims to increase the number of low-income students who are getting to and through [...]

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College student and Get2College Corps member Meghan Nguyen has been awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for high-achieving community college students. Meghan, of Ocean Springs, will receive $40,000 per year to attend a four-year college or university. Scholarship [...]

Get2College, a program of the Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF), is participating in a grant in partnership with Mississippi State University. The Greenville Voices grant is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service. The project seeks to engage residents and other local stakeholders in learning about and [...]

The National College Access Network (NCAN) talks about the early results of Get2College Pilot School Program. The goal of the program is to create a college-going culture in eight Mississippi high schools by offering college planning services including FAFSA completion, ACT prep courses, college planning timeline appointments to students [...]

The title of our annual impact report, “Talent, Meet Opportunity,” was inspired by my travels throughout this great state and by meeting so many bright and capable high school students and adults who want more but don’t feel they have the potential or opportunity to pursue a postsecondary degree or credential that will ultimately l [...]