Deciding where to attend college is one of the most life-changing steps you can take. The decision becomes more complex when you’re in a minority group looking for others like you succeeding on campus.
The STARS program (Students Achieving and Reaching for Success) at West Virginia University is preparing freshman African-American students for college life at the University through academic training, bonding activities and cultural immersion.
Watch this video to see how STARS students, past and present, are thriving at WVU with the support of their peers, faculty and staff, and the University as a whole.
CONTACT: Marjorie Fuller, Center for Black Culture and Research
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