News about the Foundation

Below you will find links to press about our programs, as well as letters to us and from us.

  • Engaging Minds

    48 third-graders in Albany get a chance to put a college education in their future Conventional wisdom holds that a student’s chances for succeeding in college are determined by the grades he or she has accumulated in high schools, and his or her scores on the SATs. But, like most conventional wisdom, that’s only part…

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  • Former Union president launches foundation to help low-income children

    Academies Open Doors to College ALBANY – Geographically speaking, college life is less than a five-minute walk away for the third-graders at Pine Hills Elementary School. But for many of the low-income children who attend the former School 16, the prospect of actually attending college someday could be far more remote. Former Union College President…

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  • A Hull of a Program to Get Kids to College

    The Daily Gazette, October 1, 2006 The Capital Region should be grateful that Roger Hull didn’t do what most retirees do when he left Union College last year. Instead of hitting the links or moving south, he’s launched a new career aimed at getting poor and minority kids to do what they rarely do: go…

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