Oct. 15, 2019

SOLD OUT

An Evening with Dr. Anthony A. Jack

11 Times Square*

6 p.m.

 

Photo by Todd Dionne

Join Scholarship Plus board member, Harvard Graduate School of Education assistant professor, and Amherst College alumnus Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack, author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students, in a conversation about the challenges and triumphs of low-income and first-generation-to-college students. More than just documenting the problems, Dr. Jack offers systemic solutions.

Dr. Jack, a native of Miami, received a scholarship to attend Gulliver Preparatory School, an elite private high school in South Florida. He went on to receive degrees from Amherst College and Harvard University. He is currently a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the Shutzer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. His scholarship appears in the Du Bois Review, Sociological Forum, and Sociology of Education and has earned awards from the American Sociological Association, Eastern Sociological Society, the Association for the Study of Higher Education, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems. His writing and research have been featured in the New York TimesBoston GlobeThe AtlanticThe Huffington PostThe National ReviewThe Washington Post, and NPR.

*Seats are limited. Please reserve here.

For more information about the event, please contact Anna Antoniak (anna@scholarshipplus.org).

This event is co-hosted with the Amherst College Alumni Association of New York and Microsoft HOLA

 

 

JUNE 2020

Join us in welcoming our eleventh and largest class of scholars!

 

Photo by Skyler Reid

Hear from our scholars as they honor their Teachers Who Make a Difference and join us in celebrating our 2020 college graduates!

The evening kicks off with refreshments, a chance to meet other members of the Scholarship Plus community and an exciting Silent Auction.

For more information or to be added to the guest list, please contact Anna Antoniak (anna@scholarshipplus.org). 

 

Recent Events

Sep. 23, 2019

Annual Associate Board Rooftop Social

Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel

6:30 p.m.

Purchase your tickets here

Please join Scholarship Plus' Associate Board for our annual social and fundraiser! We are back on the rooftop at the Kimberly Hotel with an open bar of wine and beer, great hors d'oeuvres, and another excellent raffle. 100% of the profits will support low-income, first-gen NYC students with a substantial scholarship and individualized support. Scholarship Plus has a 100% college graduation rate.

You can purchase your tickets here. We look forward to another memorable evening with you all!

  • The Kimberly has a dress code: Business Casual, no sneakers, caps or flip flops
  • All guests must be 21+