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Scholarship program charts course for first-generation college students

This year’s Charlottesville Scholarship Program recipients are getting more than just  checks to help cover tuition. A new program rolled out this spring, called College Navigators, provides each scholarship recipient with a mentor who will guide them through the college experience. “This year, we have 32 students we are financially assisting, and each one will […]

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National Geographic photographer leads high school workshop

School is out for summer, but that didn’t stop 30 local high school students from waking up early this morning for a day-long workshop with National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, the artist whose work has adorned trees on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall since May.  The workshop was underwritten by LOOK3, which also provided students with free tickets […]