Higher Ed Students Partner with Baton Rouge Youth Coalition


Baton Rouge - Dr. Ashley Clayton's College Access & Choice Higher Education Course partnered with the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC) to inform high school students about the path to continuing their education. Higher Education graduate students were organized at tables based on college topics and identities, such as first generation students, HBCU, PWI, out-of-state universities and more. BRYC seniors visited tables of their choice to interact with graduate students and ask questions about taking the next steps to choosing a university. 

BRYC was founded in 2009 when a high school teacher, Daniel Kahn, realized that his most successful students did not have the resources they needed for college success. BRYC offers its fellows academic, personal, leadership and college support services. The mission of the organization is to prepare high-achieving, under-resourced students to enter, excel, and graduate from college. 

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About SOE 
The LSU School of Education (SOE) offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Research, and Counseling, including two completely online master’s programs. SOE offers a range of professional and academic degree programs that focus on preparing students for careers in education, research, policy formation and implementation, as well as program oversight. The School’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners, and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues. SOE is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.  

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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