Upward Bound

Each year, several local first-generation, low-income students get a chance to study abroad in Florence, Italy. The program for recent high school graduates was created by Kent State’s Office of Global Education and the Division of Diversity, Equity and IEach year, several local first-generation, limited-income students get a chance to study abroad in Florence, Italy. The program for recent high school graduates was created by Kent State’s Office of Global Education and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.    

Six recent high school graduates who will be starting classes at Kent State University this fall got a head start on their college education by studying abroad at Kent State’s Florence Summer Institute in Florence, Italy.   Tajee Anderson, Rachel Brown, Jalessa Caples, Iniah Dunbar, Dennis Meacham and Isaac Talley were part of the Seminal Six...