2022

November 11, 2022
Akron Legal News: Buckley King partner/founder receives prestigious designation

November 5, 2022
The Morning Journal: The Nord Family Foundation awards $3.6 million to nonprofits

November 3, 2022
ideastream: Cuyahoga County executive candidates discuss their education policies

November 1, 2022
Businesswire: Union Home Mortgage Foundation Announces Third Quarter Grant Recipients

October 31, 2022
Ithaka S+R: Joining Hands to Improve Student Access to College

October 31, 2022
The Chronicle-Telegram: Nord Family Foundation awards $3,644,900 in grants locally, 3 other states

October 29, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Giving Guide 2022

October 17, 2022
WKYC Channel 3: Helping with College Loans

October 15, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Removing barriers, changing behaviors

October 12, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Say Yes Cleveland faces funding gap of $4.5 million this year

October 10, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Forum: A complicated equation

October 10, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Opinion: Knocking down an affordability barrier to returning to college

October 10, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Opinion: Let’s make higher education ‘worth it’ for everyone

October 9, 2022
Akron Beacon Journal: College Comeback Compact clears way so adults can finish degrees at Northeast Ohio schools

September 24, 2022
The Chronicle-Telegram: Explore options at college fair Oct. 3 at Keystone High School

September 20, 2022
Cleveland.com: Euclid’s Kacie Armstrong named 2022 Ohio Librarian of the Year

September 19, 2022
Ohio College Comeback Compact

September 9, 2022
Parma City School District: Xplore Workshops Offer Unique Career Opportunities for Students

August 16, 2022
Star Beacon: KSU Ashtabula helps students who left college without a degree settle their debt

August 12, 2022
Cleveland.com: Cleveland schools treat students, families with “Tech Fest” and back-to-school bash ahead of the new school year

August 9, 2022
The Vindicator: Ohio College Comeback Compact launches

August 9, 2022
Forbes.com: Ohio’s College Comeback Compact Offers Students With Outstanding Debt A Second Chance To Finish Their Degrees

August 8, 2022
Cleveland.com: Ohio colleges offer former students a pathway back to higher education with new ‘stranded credit program’

August 7, 2022
The News-Herald: Euclid Public Library Director Kacie Armstrong named 2022 Librarian of the Year by Ohio Library Council

August 4, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Ohio College Comeback Compact enters next chapter

August 3, 2022
Admission News: Some universities, without a degree, get another chance in Northeast Ohio

August 3, 2022
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Some College, No Degree Students Get Another Chance in Northeast Ohio

July 10, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Letter to the editor: Who pays and who benefits amid stadium speculation?

May 9, 2022
ideastream: Greater Cleveland Career Consortium aims to connect students to careers and solve talent gap

May 8, 2022
Cleveland.com: Ohio can help public servants get student loan relief to which they’re already entitled

May 5, 2022
News 5 Cleveland: How to help prevent student loan debt as Biden considers forgiveness options

April 12, 2022
News 5 Cleveland: Ohio high school graduates lost millions in financial aid in 2021 for not filling out FAFSA

April 8, 2022
WKYC Studios: This year’s expanded ‘Mentor Monday’ campaign was a big success thanks to you, our viewers

April 7, 2022
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards 100 High School Seniors with Prestigious College Scholarship, Largest Cohort Ever

April 5, 2022
Public News Service: Federal Student-Loan Payment Freeze Still in Limbo

March 28, 2022
WKYC Studios: Mentor Monday: How did the pandemic affect mentorship?

March 23, 2022
3 Enrollment Marketing: Help in the Metaverse: 3E and College Now Greater Cleveland Make Complete the FAFSA Easier

March 22, 2022
WKYC Studios: Sign up to be a mentor and make a difference in a young person’s life

March 16, 2022
WKYC Studios: Diverse Volunteer Mentors Needed to Help Guide College Students

March 7, 2022
WKYC Studios: Mentor Mondays: First Say Yes students graduate from college

March 7, 2022
WKYC Studios: It’s About You: Leean Andino & Madeline Rife – Say Yes Cleveland

March 7, 2022
WKYC Studios: ‘Mentor Monday’ expands to month-long campaign at WKYC Studios

March 2, 2022
Cleveland.com: From experiment to working model: MetroHealth to offer wraparound services at new Via Sana apartments

March 1, 2022
Code M Magazine, pages 32-36: Mentoring That Matters

February 28, 2022
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Virtual conversation: What’s ahead for higher ed in Cleveland?

February 28, 2022
ScripType Publishing: Highland students get college admission insight from author

February 28, 2022
WKYC Studios: David Kall & Amy Wojnarwsky – Mentor Monday

February 25, 2022
Cleveland Jewish News: Friedman, Wild named ORT America – Ohio Region Jurisprudence Award winners

February 24, 2022
iHeart Radio: The Jimmy Malone Show

February 17, 2022
Yahoo!: Ohioans missing out on more than $80M for college each year

February 17, 2022
The Columbus Dispatch: Ohioans missing out on more than $80M for college each year

February 17, 2022
WKYC: ‘Get in the Game’ virtual forum showcasing Black women leading in sports helps kick off NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland

February 13, 2022
Cleveland Jewish News: Arnoff, Carbo are College Now mentors of year

February 8, 2022
College Now Board of Directors Elects Michael Cogan Board Chair

February 1, 2022
Community Leader Magazine: College Now Adds Focus on Career Paths

January 13, 2022
The Chronicle of Higher Education: How Colleges Can Reach the Lost Freshmen of 2020

2021

December 19, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Pilot program from NE Ohio public colleges aims to resolve ‘stranded credits’

December 26, 2021
Akron.com: College Now Greater Cleveland Opens new Educational Opportunity HUB

December 10, 2021
Bay News 9: College Now Greater Cleveland opens new hub in Summit County

December 10, 2021
Spectrum News 1: College Now Greater Cleveland opens new hub in Summit County

December 10, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: College Now opens Summit County hub

December 8, 2021
Dr. Monyka S. Price to Join College Now Greater Cleveland Staff

December 7, 2021
College Now Greater Cleveland Opens New Educational Opportunity HUB in Summit County

November 15, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland schools, Cleveland Foundation launch new career program for students

November 15, 2021
News 5 Cleveland: New program connects Cleveland teens with living wage jobs

November 15, 2021
WKYC Studios: Cleveland Metropolitan School District unveils new program to help students find their career choice

November 15, 2021
ideastream: CMSD’s new PACE curriculum connects students’ interests with future careers in NE Ohio

November 15, 2021
Cleveland.com: New Cleveland Metropolitan School District program will connect students to career paths, living-wage jobs

November 8, 2021
Cleveland Jewish News: Meeting deadlines crucial in application process

November 4, 2021
Business Wire: Union Home Mortgage Foundation Announces Third Quarter Grant Recipients

October 19, 2021
College Now Programming to Expand with 21 New and Renewed Federally Funded Grant Awards

August 31, 2021
Corvallis Gazette-Times: You Can Get Free Money for College – and Help Finding It

August 31, 2021
Waco Tribune-Herald: You Can Get Free Money for College – and Help Finding It

August 31, 2021
NerdWallet: You Can Get Free Money for College – and Help Finding It

August 30, 2021
News 5 Cleveland: Study reveals local organization is helping to bring adults back to higher education

August 11, 2021
MetroHealth: Additional Partners Join MetroHealth’s Buckeye Community Resource Center

August 3, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Adult college students offer an untapped market for Cleveland, report says

August 3, 2021
College Now Greater Cleveland, Cleveland State University Identify Adult Students as Key Factor in Regional, Statewide Economic Development 

August 3, 2021
Cleveland’s Untapped Market: Adult College Students

August 1, 2021
19 News: Cleveland Pie Festival: Get unlimited pie with a donation for education

July 29, 2021
Cleveland.com: Cleveland Pie Festival and 15 more things to do in Greater Cleveland this weekend

July 27, 2021
The Chronicle-Telegram: $1 million in grants approved by Community Foundation

July 26, 2021
Cleveland.com: Lorain County foundation awards $1 million to local non-profits

July 20, 2021
News-Herald: Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio: Scholarship fund to continue despite end of foundation

July 7, 2021
Newsbreak.com: Cleveland Foundation awards more than $40 million in Q2 2021 grantmaking

July 1, 2021
The Highland County Press: ServeOhio announces $9.8M in AmeriCorps grants

June 26, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland Foundation awards $40 million in second quarter

June 24, 2021
WTAM 1100: Cleveland Foundation Announces more than $40 Million in Grants

June 13, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: How the college ‘transcript trap’ impacts Ohioans

May 24, 2021
MyTownNEO: Change Agent: Helping college students stay the course

May 24, 2021
Akron Beacon Journal: Change Agent: Helping college students stay the course

May 23, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Say Yes Cleveland rollout still on track despite challenges of remote year

May 14, 2021
Cleveland.com: First Say Yes Cleveland scholarship recipient set to graduate from Cleveland State University Saturday

May 12, 2021
WKYC Channel 3: Three cheers for our 3News viewers!

May 6, 2021
ideastream: College Enrollment for CMSD Graduates Was On The Rise. Then COVID-19 Hit

April 15, 2021
NCAN: 23 States and Cities Receive Grant Funding to Reverse COVID’s Effect on Postsecondary Enrollment

April 7, 2021
The Thomas H. White Foundation: Educational Success Grants Awarded in 2020

April 3, 2021
NPR: States Step In To Stop Colleges Holding Transcripts Ransom For Unpaid Bills

April 1, 2021
News 5 Cleveland: University of Akron offering free tuition to Pell-eligible students starting in fall 2021

March 30, 2021
College Now Announces Creation of the Wasserman Scholarship Fund

March 26, 2021
Cleveland.com: Falling college enrollment in pandemic threatens growth and equity: Margie Wright-McGowan

March 24, 2021
The Plain Dealer: Boosting FAFSA completion in Ohio will unlock millions in college aid

March 24, 2021
Cleveland.com: Boosting FAFSA completion in Ohio will unlock millions in college aid: Maggie McGrath and Lee Friedman

March 23, 2021
WKYC Studios: It’s About You: Dave Kall & Kate Wensink – Become a College Mentor!

March 22, 2021
GBH News: Massachusetts Public Colleges Are Withholding Transcripts And Degrees From Thousands Over Unpaid Bills

March 22, 2021
The Hechinger Report: Colleges are withholding transcripts and degrees from millions over unpaid bills

March 18, 2021
CMSD News Bureau: College Now to provide advice at mobile college clinic

March 18, 2021
The City Club of Cleveland Youth Forum: The Future of Admissions Testing in Education

March 18, 2021
College Now to Host Mobile College Clinic for High School Students

March 8, 2021
News 5 Cleveland: College webinar helps parents, teens with college process

March 8, 2021
WKYC Studios: Mentors make the difference: How you can sign up to be a mentor with College Now Greater Cleveland

March 8, 2021
WKYC Studios: Mentoring During COVID-19: How one mentor is helping her mentee stay on course during the pandemic

March 8, 2021
WKYC Studios: Engage! Cleveland partners with College Now and WKYC Studios to recruit mentors on Mentor Monday

March 8, 2021
WKYC Studios: Mentor Monday returns for third year to showcase how mentors can make a difference in the lives of students

March 8, 2021
WKYC Studios: Meet the star of our Mentor Monday commercial, real-life College Now mentor Connie Thackaberry

March 8, 2021
News 5 Cleveland: ‘Destination College’ webinar schools parents, helping guide their teens through next steps towards college

March 5, 2021
Cleveland Jewish News: Online college navigation programs aims to assist students

March 5, 2021
WKYC Studios: Mentor Monday 2021: How you can help make a difference

March 4, 2021
Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague: Treasurer Sprague Announces March 2021 Compass Award Honorees

March 4, 2021
WKYC Studios: Jobs impact in Northeast Ohio: 84 projects generate more than 8.500 jobs, according to Team NEO report

March 2, 2021
Policy Matters Ohio: Let’s help Ohioans navigate their education debt

February 28, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Crain’s editorial: Opportunity for all

February 23, 2021
CMSD News Bureau: College Now seeking 850 mentors

February 17, 2021
WKYC Studios: WKYC Studios & College Now Greater Cleveland present Mentor Monday, an all-day mentoring recruiting campaign for local college bound students

February 11, 2021
Ohio Capital Journal: Fix Ohio’s punitive approach to student debt to help more Ohioans graduate

February 1, 2021
Community Leader Magazine: College Now Continues Counseling During COVID-19

January 19, 2021
Policy Matters Ohio: A policy fix to help more Ohioans graduate

January 10, 2021
Open Campus: Northeast Ohio advocates applaud move to simplify FAFSA

January 10, 2021
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Northeast Ohio advocates applaud move to simplify FAFSA

January 2021
Cleveland Magazine: The Cleveland 500: Leaders, Doers, Visionaries, and Idea Generators Who Help Shape the City

2020

December 11, 2020
Insurancenewsnet.com: IHEP and 218 Organizations Call on Congress to Include the College Transparency Act in a Year-End Agreement

December 10, 2020
Union Home Mortgage Foundation: Make the Best of Your Mentoring Relationship, Featuring College Now

November 19, 2020
The Business Journal: Team NEO Reports $2.5B in Capital Investments YTD

November 10, 2020
Policy Matters Ohio: Advocates call on Speaker Cupp, Ohio House to support college students during pandemic and beyond

November 8, 2020
Crain’s Cleveland: Early figures show drop in FAFSA completion rates in Ohio, nationwide

November 8, 2020
Open Campus: Early Figures Show Drop in FAFSA Completion Rates in Ohio, Nationwide

October 29, 2020
Cleveland Jewish News: Smart 50 Awards recognizes innovation, impact, sustainability

October 27, 2020
Smart Business: 2020 Northeast Ohio Smart 50 Awards celebrate area’s top executives

October 5, 2020
Ithaka S+R: Solving Stranded Credits

October 1, 2020
GrantCraft: Adapting to the Times

October 5, 2020
Cleveland Foundation awards $27.5 million in third-quarter grant

October 1, 2020
Cleveland Jewish News: Virtual classes, services, and offerings, starting October 2

September 30, 2020
WKSU: Morning Headlines

September 29, 2020
Cleveland.com: Cleveland Foundation approves $27.5 million in third quarter grants

September 21, 2020
Ohio Higher Ed: Ohio Observing National GEAR UP Week Sept. 20-26

September 17, 2020
NCAN: College Now Greater Cleveland Wins 2020 Member of the Year Award of Excellence

August 27, 2020
WKYC Studios: An annual event to introduce mentors and college-bound students makes the leap to online

August 21, 2020
Cleveland Scene: Living Expenses a Bigger Burden for Older College Students Than Tuition

July 30, 2020
Crain’s Cleveland Business: John Carroll University introduces graduate school, adds two programs to its Boler College of Business

July 29, 2020
WKYC Studios: Jacob Duritsky – Accelerating Economic Growth

July 21, 2020
Channel 19 News: College Now Greater Cleveland

July 20, 2020
The Chronicle-Telegram: Community Foundation of Lorain County announces grant recipients

June 30, 2020
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland Foundation approves $26.2 million in grants in second quarter

June 23, 2020
Channel 5 News: College Now Greater Cleveland connecting prospective students with resources during pandemic

June 20, 2020
Spectrum News 1: “College Now Greater Cleveland” Offers New Virtual Prep Service, Helps Advise Students of All Ages

June 15, 2020
New America: Employers Play it Forward by Helping Staff Return to College

June 12, 2020
Cleveland.com: College Now offers hotline, texting service to connect students with counselors for college questions

June 12, 2020
WMJI Majic 105.7: Meet the New Members of the 2020 Malone Scholarship Family

June 11, 2020
College Now to Launch Free College and Career Access Hotline and Texting Service, Ask Tassel

June 10, 2020
The Highland County Press: ServeOhio announces $8.8 million in AmeriCorps grants

June 3, 2020
The 74: Cleveland’s Surprising College Trend: Despite Pandemic, Data Shows City’s HS Seniors Bucking National Trends, Taking Steps Toward Higher Ed Ahead of Last Year’s Pace

May 20, 2020
Cleveland.com: Debt from an unfinished college year almost kept me from getting back on track. Ohio can fix this: Brandon Copeland

May 19, 2020
Cleveland Jewish News: Virtual classes, services, and offerings, starting May 19

May 15, 2020
Cleveland.com: Cleveland Public Library to offer free online tutoring, career prep in June

May 16, 2020
News 5 Cleveland: Cleveland Public Library launching services, programs virtually

May 14, 2020
New America: To Recruit and Retain Employees, Help Connect Them to College

May 14, 2020
CMSD News Bureau: Say Yes response remains strong

May 13, 2020
WKYC: Ohio colleges, universities racing to adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 1, 2020
Community Leader Magazine: College Now Reconnects Students with Learning

April 19, 2020
Dayton Daily News: Groups ask Ohio AG to stop collecting student debt during pandemic

April 16, 2020
Norwalk Reflector: Groups ask AG Dave Yost to halt student-debt collection until coronavirus crisis ends

April 15, 2020
Cleveland.com: Groups ask AG Dave Yost to halt student-debt collection until coronavirus crisis ends

April 15, 2020
Cleveland Patch: Groups Ask Ohio To Stop Collecting Student Debt Amid Coronavirus

April 15, 2020
WKYC It’s About You: Dr. Michele Scott Taylor – Helping students transition to college

April 14, 2020
New America: Bringing adults back to college? Just call and ask

April 10, 2020
The Plain Dealer: Say Yes to Education college scholarship leaders urge Cleveland students to complete the FAFSA, finish first college year

April 8, 2020
Cleveland.com: College Now Greater Cleveland can help students find affordable certificate programs for in-demand trade jobs

March 31, 2020
The Plain Dealer: Build your career from your couch: Free, low-cost and safe ways for Ohioans to add job skills during the coronavirus shutdown

March 30, 2020
NCAN: NCAN Members are #Here4Students (and Their Staff) in Response to COVID-19

March 26, 2020
WOSU Public Media: Student Debt Relief During Coronavirus Outbreak

March 24, 2020
Wish Cleveland: College Now: One Mentor + One College Student = Success

March 19, 2020
WKYC: College Now racing to find 100 more volunteer mentors for college-bound Cleveland students before April 1 deadline

March 17, 2020
New America: Pairing for Completion

March 9, 2020
Cleveland.com: Say Yes to Education to update public on eventful first year

March 5, 2020
Cleveland Foundation: Be part of Say Yes Cleveland’s positive impact on local students

February 22, 2020
Crain’s Cleveland Business: The workforce of the future

February 12, 2020
New America: In Time for Spring Training, Baseball Brings People back to College

February 7, 2020
WKYC: Kittie Warshawsky & Bilal S. Akram – Be the Change; Be A Mentor

January 28, 2020
WKYC: WKYC Studios launches College Now Greater Cleveland’s push to sign up mentors for kids heading to college this year

January 28, 2020
WKYC: College Now Greater Cleveland needs mentors for students heading to college this fall

January 28, 2020
WKYC: Cleveland Chef Doug Katz shares his experience as a mentor during WKYC Studios’ Mentor Monday initiative 

January 28, 2020
WKYC: WKYC Studios helps sign up mentors for kids heading to college this year

January 28, 2020
WKYC: What makes a good mentor for a college student?

January 28, 2020
WKYC: CSU freshman thankful for free tuition, room and board thanks to scholarships

January 24, 2020
Cleveland.com: Cheers and Jeers

January 20, 2020
WKYC It’s About You: Jabari Dorsey & Jonathon Ortiz – Make A Difference by Becoming a Mentor with College Now

January 22, 2020
Cleveland Named U.S. Talent Hub

January 22, 2020
Lumina Foundation: New Talent Hubs Serve Today’s Students

January 13, 2020
WKYC: WKYC’s all-day volunteer recruitment blitz, ‘Mentor Monday,’ returns on January 27

January 9, 2020
WKYC: Cleveland celebrates National Mentoring Month by honoring two top volunteers

2019
December 27, 2019
Cleveland.com: The best “Cheers” of 2019

December 15, 2019
Cleveland.com: Say Yes sends more Cleveland students to college

December 6, 2019
The Lightbulb: The Cleveland Indians Take On College Completion

October 14, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Team NEO: Workforce needs more college grads

October 14, 2019
The Plain Dealer: Cleveland Foundation $40 million donation tops Say Yes to Education scholarship contributions 

October 2, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Programs aim to help Ohioans return to school, complete degrees

September 25, 2019
Cleveland.com: College Now leads effort to help Ohio students finish degrees

September 22, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland: Say Yes Cleveland is running according to plan

September 20, 2019
Smart Business: Educational attainment a key driver of economic growth

September 18, 2019
ideastream: Considering College, Ohio City Teen Asks Mom, ‘Why Bother?’

September 17, 2019
National College Access Network: Cleveland State University’s (Re)Connect to College Program Wins 2019 To & Through Award

August 16, 2019
Cleveland.com: Indians bats, Cleveland college mentors contribute to an all-cheers week: Cheers & Jeers

August 11, 2019
The Plain Dealer: Hundreds of mentors poised to help Cleveland’s first Say Yes to Education scholarship students

August 6, 2019
WKYC: Helping kids succeed in college is the goal of College Now’s Mentor-Mentee Initiative 

July 29, 2019
McDonald Hopkins’ David Kall talks College Now Greater Cleveland on Live on Lakeside

July 18, 2019
The Morning Journal: Community Foundation of Lorain County announces grants

July 9, 2019 WKYC:
WKYC, TEGNA Foundation present community grants to local nonprofits, including a surprise for College Now

July 8, 2019
WKYC Live on Lakeside: Lee Friedman & Bob Durham – College Now Greater Cleveland

July 1, 2019
HousingWire: The Union Home Mortgage Foundation partners with nonprofits to serve local communities

July 1, 2019
Cleveland.com: Alondra Rivera takes the first steps toward college: A Greater Cleveland

June 26, 2019
Cleveland.com: What now, Alondra? Open Table members help the 18-year-old plot her next big decisions: A Greater Cleveland

June 14, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Saint Luke’s Foundation awards $3 million in second quarter grants for 2019

June 12, 2019
Yahoo! Finance: TEGNA Foundation Announces Grants to Serve Local Community Needs

June 3, 2019
Barberton Herald: Attend transition to college workshop

May 17, 2019
Cleveland.com: A local collaboration is reconnecting adults to interrupted college paths

May 2019
BestColleges: Insight into the Life of a First Generation Student

April 14, 2019
The Morning Journal: Elyria Community Foundation awards Youth Fund grants

April 1, 2019
MarketWatch: The obscure debt holding back thousands of students

March 29, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland Foundation awards $17.2 million in March grants

March 22, 2019
Cleveland Scene: College Credit Plus: Giving Ohio Kids a Leg Up

March 13, 2019
Sidney Daily News: Browns legislation aims to end student loan debt

March 12, 2019
U.S. Senate Hearing: Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Simplifying the FAFSA and Reducing the Burden of Verification

March 4, 2019
WKYC: Mentor Monday: How you can get involved

March 4, 2019
WKYC Live on Lakeside: Russ Mitchell, DeQuan Willoughby & Brinden Harvey – WKYC Partners with College Now for Mentor Monday

March 4, 2019
WKYC: #MentorMonday: Get to know Russ Mitchell and his mentee

March 4, 2019
News 5 Cleveland: College Now’s mentorship program is central to Say Yes scholarships coming to Cleveland

March/April 2019 Your Teen Magazine:
College Visit Planning: How to Ace the College Tour

February 21, 2019
WKYC hosts Mentor Monday recruiting blitz on March 4

February 2, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Special report: The new ‘old college try’

January 25, 2019
WKSU: Cleveland’s New ‘Say Yes to Education’ Program Can Find Encouragement from Buffalo’s Experience

January 24, 2019
Freshwater Cleveland: Why Say Yes to Education is a game-changer for not just CMSD students, but all of Cleveland

January 20, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Crain’s editorial: Say yes to opportunity

January 20, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland’s Say Yes to Education executive director says program is a ‘game changer’ for many

January 20, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Mentoring is key piece of Say Yes to Education plan

January 18, 2019
Cleveland.com: Cleveland schools selected by Say Yes to Education program for aid to bolster access to college for students

January 18, 2019
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland officially named a Say Yes to Education community

January 18, 2019
Cleveland.com: Free college tuition starts now for Cleveland students as Say Yes to Education arrives

January 2, 2019
YR Media: ESL Speaker Turns Finance Whiz

2018

November 29, 2018
Inside Philanthropy: Red State Blue Causes: The Local Foundation Pursuing an Equity Agenda in Ohio

November 27, 2018
Cleveland Magazine: Do Good: 15 Ways to Volunteer

November 19, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Latest Gund Foundation grants include support for the Fund for Our Economic Future, Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland

November 11, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland’s push to become a Say Yes chapter stays strong

October 31, 2018
Cleveland Magazine: A Safety Net at School

November, 2018
Community Leader Magazine: Business Hall of Fame & Community Leader of the Year Awards

October 26, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Post Office Plaza adds College Now Greater Cleveland as tenant

October 18, 2018
College Now Receives SunTrust Foundation’s 2018 Lighting the Way Award and $75,000 Grant

October 8, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Skills gap survey needs your input

October 6, 2018
Philanthropy News Digest: Cleveland Foundation Awards $8 Million in September Grants

September 13, 2018
Cleveland.com: (Re)Connect to College loans could help Summit County adult students go back to college

September 13, 2018
Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com: (Re) Connect to College loan program aims to get Summit residents back to college

September 4, 2018
Avon Patch: College Advisers Available to Avon High Students

August 26, 2018
Cleveland.com: Bridging NE Ohio’s costly job-skills gap: Pathways to Prosperity

August 17, 2018
Clevelandbrowns.com: Browns Give Back focuses on improving education and youth development in Northeast Ohio

August, 2018
Smart Business Magazine: Business Longevity Awards

August 9, 2018
Cleveland.com: Cleveland State University, College Now expand efforts to bring Cleveland ‘stop-outs’ back to college

August 9, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland State receives grants to support research in economic development, Alzheimer’s

August, 2018
Community Leader Magazine: Working the Room

August, 2018
Community Leader Magazine: Targeting Talent

August 1, 2018
Cleveland Jewish News – College Now Celebrates 50 Years of College Readiness

August 1, 2018
College Now Board of Directors Elects Mark Ross Board Chair

July 31, 2018
College Now Awarded $6.1 Million in Federal 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants

July 25, 2018
New Horizon Federal Credit Union Partners with College Now to Remove Financial Barriers for Summit County Adults Pursuing Higher Education

June 15, 2018
Cleveland.com: College Now Greater Cleveland celebrates 50 years of increasing access to higher education

June 6, 2018
Cleveland Jewish News: Student loans, scholarships can prove beneficial

June 5, 2018
Cleveland.com: Denied for public service loan forgiveness? You might qualify now

April 17, 2018
Top Performing CMSD Students Accepted into More Prestigious Colleges Than Ever

March 21, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland: Cleveland Foundation awards $22.2 million in Q1 grants

March 7, 2018:
Time Magazine: A Dreamer’s Life

March 7, 2018
Cleveland Jewish News: Don’t leave students ‘a-loan’ during financial process

January 11, 2018
College Now Mentoring Program Recognizes Three Local Mentors with Its Mentor of the Year Award in Honor of National Mentoring Month

2017

October 10, 2017
Cleveland.com: West Shore Chatter

September 11, 2017
Cleveland.com: In Buffalo, Say Yes to Education means a lot more than free tuition

September 1, 2017
Cleveland.com: College Now receives $50,000 grant to help advise Cleveland students

August 31, 2017
College Now Receives $50,000 Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation to Support College and Career Access Advising in Cleveland Metropolitan School District

August 29, 2017
WKYC Live on Lakeside: College Now Mentoring Program

August 27, 2017
Zanesville Times Recorder: Scholarship Central seeking AmeriCorps College Guides

August 18, 2017
Cleveland.com College Now receives $850,000 in grants to help high school students prepare for college

August 3, 2017
Cleveland.com: College Now Greater Cleveland receives $70,000 to fund programs for adults from Westfield Insurance Foundation

July 25, 2017
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Grants, gifts to local colleges will support research, manufacturing programs and more

June 22, 2017
Cleveland.com: Cleveland State and College Now partner to get people to reenroll and earn a degree

June 20, 2017
Fox8 Morning Show: Malone Golf Outing

June 19, 2017
WKYC: PossibleU

May 18, 2017
Ideas: Say Yes To Education; Vivitrol; White Boy Rick; Girls on the Run

May 18, 2017
WTAM: “College For All” In Cleveland?

May 17, 2017
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland takes next step toward partnership with national college readiness nonprofit

May 17, 2017
Cleveland.com: Cleveland schools, Say Yes to Education ramp up planning to offer free college to all

April 21, 2017
WKYC: We the People, Featuring College Now Mentoring Program

April 21, 2017
Cleveland.com: College Now to highlight impact of mentors at ‘Someone Who Matters’ story slam

April 18, 2017
Cleveland Indians’ Larry Doby Fund Grant Supports Violence-Mitigating Work in John Adams High School

April 14, 2017
Cleveland.com: Cleveland Indians’ Larry Doby Youth Fund grant recipients announced

April 17, 2017
Clevelandbrowns.com: Cleveland Browns Marion Motley Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted for Class of 2018

April 4, 2017
Cleveland.com: Gov. Kasich, needy students need money and Ohio needs the college-educated: editorial

March 30, 2017
WAKR Interview with Advisor Jason Miller

March 22, 2017
The Marietta Times: Budget Impact: Ripples from Trump’s Budget Felt Locally

March 16, 2017
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland Foundation has awarded $20.6 million in grants since January

March 6, 2017
Cleveland.com: Ohio lags in providing need-based grants to college students

January 23, 2017
Sound of Ideas: New University of Akron President; Older Adult Student Debt

January 10, 2017
ideastream.org Jane Timken; Black and Blue, Side by Side, College Mentoring

January 9, 2017
Sun Post Herald: Second phase of West 130th Street project finished: A Place in the Sun

January 4, 2017
Cleveland.com: Esperanza launches college mentoring program

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