PUSH Logo Foster Care Alumni Program

 

Our Objectives

  • To identify, recruit, engage, support, retain, and graduate UNT students who have experienced foster care or homelessness
  • To provide a dedicated point of contact for current and potential UNT students who have experienced foster care or homelessness
  • To assess student financial, academic and social needs upon admission to UNT and to connect students with supportive services on campus and in the community for the duration of their academic career
  • To connect students to faculty and staff mentors who help students navigate goals and career aspirations through programmatic efforts of the Division of Student Affairs/Department of Social Work
  • To track outcomes of students enrolled in the PUSH Initiative to determine program effectiveness with regard to student recruitment, retention, and graduation rates



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      Beige Cowell Smiling with saxaphone

 

Student Spotlight

Featuring: Beige Cowell
 

“UNT is such an amazing university with so much to offer, and if you made it here, to college, against all odds of what you’ve been through and the hardships you’ve faced, then take it by the reins and own your success by enriching your life and experiences."

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