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Say Yes Success Story – DeAndre Smith

Corcoran

The Syracuse City School District has partnered with New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA), New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) and On Point for College to…

Embracing life’s moments, has been a cornerstone of Audrey’s personal and academic growth. She encourages others to find peace and joy in the journey rather than striving for perfection

As a first-generation college student, saying yes is the one thing that has allowed me to achieve my goals and has opened many doors for me.

The Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) announced that the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), also known as the Better FAFSA, will open by December 31, 2023.

Up-and-coming Ph.D. candidate Rob Rioux reflects on his time from high school to now.

The Baldanza Fellowship program is dedicated to recruiting, developing and retaining underrepresented teachers into Syracuse area K-12 schools.

“Say Yes means having the opportunity to create a path of success and greatness for yourself, with lots of resources and people who are encouraging you to be the best you can be.”

Corcoran High School 2009 alumna Yeisha Núñez-Denson is among the first students to utilize Say Yes Syracuse after it was established in 2008.

Say Yes offers students the financial endorsement and opportunity to make a change in their life.

Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), announced that it will begin offering a $5,000 grant to match the Say Yes $5,000 Choice Grants to…

Sisters Addie and Quinn Boyle, Corcoran High School alumnae, both attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City to carry out their careers in fashion.

Say Yes Syracuse recently released its 2021-2022 Report Card to demonstrate the positive outcomes that the program is having on Syracuse City School District students by providing them new opportunities…

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