Summer Program Information


Attend Courses

  • Students will enroll in two college courses and earn six credit hours that count towards graduation​.

Attend Study Tables

  • Students will attend study tables every day with their S.T.A.R.S. brothers and sisters to study and complete class assignments.

Peer mentoring and tutoring

  • Students will be mentored by peers who have participated in STARS and students attending KSU.
  • Students will have access to academic tutors for writing and general study skills

Build a Community

  • Students will engage in activities to create a sense of community within the group.

Develop Skills

  • Students will participate in the S.T.A.R.S. workshop twice a week. The S.T.A.R.S. workshop will equip students with tools to help them develop academic, personal, professional and social skills.

Engage in a Cultural Rites of Passage Experience

  • Students will participate in a Rites of Passage experience the last week of the program. Rite of Passage promotes self-pride, acceptance of student’s cultural heritage and awareness as well as appreciation of cultural differences.