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Several Say Yes Partner Colleges Make U.S. News & World Report's Best List

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We are excited to announce that Alfred University is now a member of the Say Yes Syracuse College Compact. Alfred will accept up to five new Say Yes Syracuse students…

Sanjeev Kumar is a Say Yes Syracuse scholar passionate about education and community. Sanjeev was a graduate of the Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central (ITC) in 2011 and received…

Beginning in the fall of 2022, all Say Yes Syracuse eligible students attending State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) colleges that have a…

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2020-2021 Report Card to demonstrate the positive outcomes that the program is having on Syracuse City School District students by providing them new opportunities…

Check out this story from CNY Central that examines Say Yes Syracuse’s continued commitment to make college affordable for SCSD students. 

DeAndre Smith graduated from Corcoran High School in 2011 with a bright future filled with football, family, and education. When DeAndre was in high school, he didn’t believe college could…

College is the ideal time to gain the knowledge and experience needed to prepare you for a new career.

Check out this amazing story by localsyr.com about the first-ever Say Yes graduate, Paola Benevento.

From AmeriCorps member to trial preparation assistant, Guillen is ultimately motivated by her ability to help others, leading her to a successful position in New York City today.

“A lot of my creativity came from not coming from a lot of money and resources and learning to use what I had.”

In order to ensure fairness among all students and colleges in the Say Yes Compact, Say Yes Syracuse will be implementing hard deadlines for financial aid and Say Yes applications…

Say Yes was her first scholarship. “It opened so many doors for me,” she said. That included earning a Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship to spend a summer in France.

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Ahmeed Turner, Executive Director

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