Annual Reports

2020-2021 Annual Report

During the 2020-2021 programming year, PEOPLE continued to serve precollege and college students despite the global health pandemic. The staff and students displayed a tremendous amount of dedication and persistence to finish the year successfully. 84% of precollege seniors who applied to UW-Madison were admitted, a record high for the precollege program. The PEOPLE College Scholars Program conferred 85 degrees in the 2020-2021 academic year.

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2019-2020 Annual Report

The 2019-20 academic year was unprecedented in many ways. The history books will recount the global health pandemic that swept the globe, an uprising against police brutality and hate crimes, and the vast majority of human connection reduced to screens. Through tumultuous times, this program managed to continue serving students with minimal disruptions and admitted its largest class of incoming college scholars.

The PEOPLE College Scholars Program saw a 16.5% increase in the 4-year graduation rate from the previous year. This achievement was possible with the support of the institution’s administrators, our dedicated hardworking program staff in the Madison and Milwaukee offices, and the commitment and tenacity of our students and their families. The outcomes of of the 2019-20 work are uniquely special.

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