Recent Posts

October 20, 2017
POE Mentors gathered in October to celebrate the beginning of another POE scholarship cycle. Applications for students graduating this spring just went live and we are looking forward to another year of working with our fantastic students.
    September 17, 2017
    Karina Macias, a POE student and graduate of Eastside and St. Mary's College, was interviewed when the Trump administration announced its plan to roll back DACA (Deferred Action Childhood Arrival). Click to see the full article.
      June 29, 2017
      POE hosted a workshop with Sacred Heart Prep to allow students to analyze their personality strengths and weaknesses and think about how they can communicate effectively with others.
        June 27, 2017
        Thank you letter from a proud POE college graduate who appreciated not only the financial support POE provides, but also the mentoring and opportunities. (Student name is removed for privacy)
          June 15, 2017
          This year, for the first time, 7 Community College graduates headed for four year schools are among the new recipients for SF Peninsula.
            May 01, 2017
            Nisha Sharma, a junior at UC Santa Cruz, was chosen to be a Spartan in the Travis Manion Foundation which helps veterans and the families of fallen heroes.
              March 04, 2017
              POE hosted a mentor social gathering and presentation on student financial aid
                February 08, 2017
                POE Mid-Atlantic Student Graduates with a Degree in Marine Biology and Achieves her Dream- to Work with Sea Turtles!
                  February 01, 2017
                  POE Mid-Atlantic hosts its first finance seminar with a speaker from Wells Fargo.
                    January 20, 2017
                    We recently received a letter from one of our scholars who began with us in 2013. The letter is a wonderful reminder of so many of our students’ promise for the future. It also reminds us of what POE means to our recipients. While some of Karla Velarde’s story is referenced in her letter, it doesn’t tell about how her parents made the most of their family’s lives despite coming to this country under tough circumstances. We are so proud of Karla. We also want to amplify her thanks to all of the POE community who have helped make this story (and so many others) happen.
                      January 11, 2017
                      A note from a recent nursing program graduate
                        November 15, 2016
                        POE student Dawite Ewnetu started a project called "Help Street Kids in Ethiopia" to make a small impact towards changing street kids' lives in Ethiopia.
                          October 19, 2016
                          On Thursday, October 13, about 35 POE Mentors got together to socialize and learn a little bit more about how to be the best mentors on Peninsula.
                            July 18, 2016
                            See headshots of POE Peninsula's 31 new students!
                              July 01, 2016
                              Summary of career tips from moderator Angela Schmiede at POE's career night on June 22, 2016
                                June 24, 2016
                                A short video of the highlights from our Career Night on June 22nd.

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