We’ve got great news: Rise is extending the application deadline! If you haven’t finished your application, or would like to start one, now is your chance! Submit Part I of your application by February 10th for the opportunity to receive a lifetime of benefits! This first part of the application process involves recording selfie videos … Continue reading Rise Global Talent Program Deadline Extended!
“Working in the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic has not been easy, especially for someone who is fresh out of college and has only been a registered nurse for 3 months. One thing that has made the experience more bearable is team work. With every shift, I see how our administration and leadership work tirelessly … Continue reading USAP Fights COVID-19: Nursing on the Frontline
USAP Alumni are putting their education, skills and experience to work to fight COVID-19 however and wherever they can. In this blog series, we will be highlighting their efforts. The blog below comes from USAP alumna Clarety Kaseke who is working on the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine at the Ragon Insitute of Massachusetts General … Continue reading USAP@20 Fights COVID-19 – Clarety Kaseke Works On Vaccine Team
USAP alumna Ntombizodwa Makuyana has been named a Cambridge Gates Scholar, with a scholarship that will fully fund her PhD in Biological Sciences at Cambridge University. Ntombi graduated from the Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University with a BSc degree in Medicinal Biochemistry in 2019 as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar. She is the second … Continue reading USAP Alum Wins Cambridge Gates Scholarship
On November 20, 2019 in Bilbao, Spain, Education Matters Director Rebecca Zeigler Mano gave the opening plenary address at the CIS Global Forum. Below is the full text of her speech titled “Brave Spaces.” Good morning! It is an incredible frankly daunting honor to speak in front of a room full of amazing colleagues, … Continue reading Brave Spaces: Opening Plenary at CIS Global Forum 2019
As we come to the end of 2019, we are very grateful for an anonymous donor who this year pledged $500,000 in matching funds to match every donation to the USAP Community School 100%. We are getting close to finishing off these matching funds and all donations between now and January 1 will still be … Continue reading 100% Matching Funds for USAP Community School
I remember how exuberant I was during the period I was doing my college applications, in my final high school year. What excited me the most was the thought of getting admitted into an international university in the US. I was then struck by reality when three of the four colleges I applied to rejected … Continue reading Broadening horizons- My gap year experience
Everything has its flaws and the same goes for this program too; the times we had to sleep were the worst. This meant being away from all the intriguing activities this program had lined up for us and the most beautiful people in the world from what I’ve come to believe to also be the … Continue reading Dream and Believe: My YYAS Experience
A few months ago, the EdMatters team was fortunate enough to have Coach Khadevis Robinson or “Coach KD” stop by our peaceful garden and donate some of his precious time and more importantly, share his wisdom with some students and coaches. Coach KD is currently coaches both the men’s and women’s cross country teams at … Continue reading SAC Special Guest Spotlight: Coach Khadevis Robinson
The USAP Community School is accepting applications from qualified O’level students to begin A’level in January 2020. Our two year A’ level only boarding school is in service of the fact that there are many determined and talented, economically-disadvantaged students in Zimbabwe who only lack financial resources and access to information to better their educational … Continue reading USAP Community School Applications Are Out!