UW Dream Project

May 28, 2014

8th Annual Live the Dream Scholarships Awarded!

For many of us, last Wednesday was either a day filled with midterms or a day preparing for Thursday’s midterms.  But for our Dream Project mentees, it was an unforgettable day that recognized their years of effort, determination, and motivation to achieve their dreams of a successful future. This year’s 8th Annual Live the Dream Scholarship

May 16, 2014

Spring BBQ 2014 Recap: Generations through Generations of Support

As the weather turns nice and Dream Project mentors start working with the new cohort of 11th grade students, we all become excited for one thing: Spring BBQ. With some warm sunshine, good food, and a strong team of committee leads, this year’s event was hugely successful and the best Spring BBQ has ever been!

May 14, 2014

Volunteering Matters – Congratulations Tressa Thomas!

Tressa Thomas was recently a 2014 recipient of the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.  She is both a Dream Project Mentor and a High School Lead at Odyssey High School, and is en route to joining Tyreesha as a High School Lead at Chief Sealth next year!   Tressa’s story is only one example of how

May 7, 2014

Join the STEAM Team!

Do you love mentoring?  Do you have a passion for science, technology, math, and/or art?  Well, the STEAM Team encompasses each and every one of these fields.  If you enjoy helping kids pursue their own passions, check out this new opportunity to join the STEAM Team. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) team

May 6, 2014

Mentee of the Week – Andrey Guaio

My name is Andrey and I’m currently a high school senior that’s set to go to college next year. As a student, I’ve always been taken academics seriously. Since my freshman year of high school, I’ve set a goal to do my best academically and socially so that I could be prepared for the college

May 1, 2014

Get Ready for the 2014 DP Spring BBQ!

It’s finally here!  Our wonderful mentors and volunteers have been especially busy these past couple of weeks.  Spring BBQ is this week! On Friday, May 2nd, our new cohort of mentees will be visiting us at the University of Washington Seattle campus to experience a day in the life of a college student. They will