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During the summer, Dorian McCoy oversees programs that provide opportunities for high school students to participate and gain experience in […]


Project GRAD’s Summer Institute enhances urban high school students’ academic skills in preparation for demanding college level courses, and exposes them to career paths they may pursue through post-secondary education. In the most recent year, the Institute involved 11 graduate teaching assistants, eight faculty members from multiple disciplines, six educators representing three different school districts, 145 high school students, and 12 pre-college mentors.


By Nichole Stevens Dorian McCoy and Shawn Spurgeon agree that a number of success stories have resulted from the Project GRAD Summer […]


Project GRAD/UTK Summer Institute prepares students for success after high school.