Schedule of Lectures & Conversations

Mar 21

Carleton Connects: Jim McCorkell '90 on improving access to college

The founder of a hugely successful education-centered nonprofit discusses college access and success for lower-income students.

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Jim McCorkell '90, founder and CEO of College Possible

This event took place on March 21, 2019.  A recording of the event is not available.

Join Jim McCorkell ’90, the founder and CEO of College Possible, to hear how his organization has made college admission and success a reality for thousands of talented low-income students throughout the nation—including at Carleton. 

About the Speaker

A first-generation college student, Jim McCorkell '90 founded College Possible in 2000 in order to help students from lower-income families prepare for and succeed in college.  The organization now serves nearly 25,000 high school and college students across the country.  Both McCorkell and College Possible have won a wide variety of local and national awards.

 

Sponsored by Carleton Connects. Contact: Christopher Brunelle, x5690