Dream Project


May 2, 2018

Spring Barbecue Announcement

by Jared Robinson   Spring BBQ is the first event the UW Dream Project holds with its junior cohort. Juniors from all of the Dream Project’s partner high schools are invited to take a field trip to the University of Washington Seattle campus where they will have the opportunity to tour campus, sit in on…

February 1, 2018

Events Digest

AWW Recap and Spring BBQ Save the Date By Morgan Lantz Admissions Workshop Weekend this past fall quarter was a success! Over 250 high school students came to work with us on their post-secondary plans–mostly college applications. We had a Resource Fair where colleges from around the region came to talk with students about specific…

October 20, 2017

Preview: Admissions Workshop Weekend

11 November 2017, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM By Morgan Lantz, Events Coordinator and Fa’aumu Elsea, Public Relations Lead High school students will converge upon the UW Seattle campus for Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW), Dream Project’s largest on-campus event. This year, it will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00…

May 6, 2017

Dream Project and Pipeline Project Team up for MLK Day of Service

By Dream Project AmeriCorps In honor of the tradition of serving on Martin Luther King (MLK) Day, Dream Project once again joined forces with Pipeline Project last winter quarter for a day-long community service project at MLK Junior Elementary School. AmeriCorps members and volunteer tutors/mentors from both programs, along with community members and City Year…

May 5, 2017

Winter/Spring Events Prove Successful

Alumni & Mentor Mixer By Dream Project AmeriCorps Last year, Dream Project’s AmeriCorps members organized a social engagement event called Dream Project Prom as a way to show our mentors and interns appreciation for their contributions to the program. The event consisted of a photo booth, dancing, and light refreshments. This year’s prom featured similar…

January 24, 2017

Save the Date: Spring BBQ

By Allyson Ahern Spring BBQ is our biggest event of the year and one that the entire program looks forward to. During this event, high school juniors from all of our partner schools take a field trip to visit the UW Seattle campus where we provide tours, lunch, and interesting lectures from UW faculty members….

Another Successful Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW)

Over 250 high school students came to work with us on their post-secondary plans--mostly college applications.

By Morgan Lantz and Haley Strandberg Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW) took place on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. Despite being held the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday and on the day of a Husky football home game, the event had a great turnout of mentees, mentors, and community volunteers. A total of 350 high school students…

November 6, 2016

Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW) Preview

By Morgan Lantz Events Coordinator On Saturday, November 19th, 2016, 700+ low-income and first-generation high school students from the Puget Sound region will come to the University of Washington–Seattle campus for the annual Admissions Workshop Weekend (AWW). College admissions counselors, writing tutors and mentors will assist students with all parts of the college application process. This…

Dream Project Collaborations: Dawg Daze Event

By Emily Murphy and Anh Huynh, AmeriCorps Members As part of this fall quarter’s Dawg Daze — the UW’s traditional multi-day student orientation — AmeriCorps members from Dream Project and Pipeline Project teamed up to host an Education Equity session for incoming students. The two programs focus on mentorship — with Dream Project focusing on college access…

March 23, 2016

Spring 2016 Events

Spring is one of the most exciting times for events in the Dream Project. This year we have three big events going on, Spring BBQ, Live The Dream and Spring Football Saturday! At Spring BBQ, high school juniors will come to UW from all of our partner schools to get a full college experience. The…

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