Our first Saturday in the Social Justice Hub as our new lunch space. We love being able to spread out while still sharing space together. Sophomores […]
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 was the first day of the Spring Parsons Pre-College Academy. That day also marked the first day of the Parsons Scholars Program for the incoming sophomore […]
We are so lucky to be welcoming a new group of sophomores to the Parsons Scholars Program. This year as in every year, we have a cohort of 24 new […]
Coming back from a well-deserved winter break, Saturday, the seniors had the opportunity to meet their capstone teacher. Salome Asega, a Brooklyn-based artist whose work has been showcased in many […]
This was the second day of writing workshops with Karla. Here she spent some one – on – one time which each student. She spoke with them regarding where they […]
PSP Juniors collaborate on a planning an art exhibition.
Juniors got off campus on Saturday October 29 to visit the Cooper Hewitt Museum.
Through our partnership with a group of other organizations, called Art Future, the Parsons Scholars Program held an event called Portfolio Redefined on Saturday November 11. Our scholars were joined […]
Parents joined us on campus to discuss financial aid options, as the seniors prepare to start finish up their college application process in the fall of senior year.
Tina from Admissions spent some time with the Scholars on October 22 going over Parsons’ requirements for application. There’s so much to know about the admissions process so it is […]
Senior year for the scholars means a lot of time spent in computer labs. Filling out applications, revising essays, researching colleges, and scholarships.
The day’s goal for the advocates was to prepare scholars to work with Karla on their college entrance essays. They wanted for those that had something written down already to […]
Seniors hit the ground running, starting right in on their college essays on their first day of Academy! Fall semester is a busy time for the seniors and their advocates, […]
Over the summer, rising senior Scholars joined us on campus to start preparing to research for and apply to college. We spent two weeks on campus together going over everything […]
This past Saturday, Mentors and Advocates gathered together to discuss the importance of our roles in the Parsons Pre-College Program and how we can offer our support to keeping this […]
Seniors give up their last free Saturday of the semester to meet with us to prepare for the semester. We tried a VERY difficult ice breaker!
Havanna is a budding interdisciplinary artist from Harlem who works across the fields of design, performing arts and film. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in fashion design from […]
For a few weeks in August, the soon-to-be seniors came on campus to start working on their college applications. They spent hours each day researching colleges, learning about majors, and […]
We welcomed our fresh bunch of talented sophomores this Spring to The New School! For the past few weeks, the Scholars have in engaged in trips to The Metropolitan Museum […]
On Saturday January 30th, Scholars, Mentors, and Youth Advocates gathered together for an Ice Breaker check-in where they stood in a circle and said one word that described how they were […]
On their first day of the Parsons Scholars Program, sophomore scholars take a field trip to the Studio Museum of Harlem with their advocates Yashua and Havanna to look at the […]
On Saturday, Scholars, Mentors, and Youth Advocates gathered together for an Ice Breaker that was sort of a sequel to several Saturdays ago’s Cypher Sessions […]
On Saturday, October 10, 2015 the Parsons Scholars Senior group along with other New York City senior high school students attended Portfolio Redefined Workshop held by Joan Mitchell Foundation and […]
On Saturday, Scholars and Mentors gathered for a group exercise that used creative writing, group thinking and “hot fire emoji” lyrics for a socially aware rap cypher. Youth Advocate, Ladin […]
Our mentors, new first year students and more experienced alike gathered this past Saturday, September 26 for an afternoon to get energized for the upcoming fall Pre College Academy. […]
What is the Parsons Scholars Program?The Parsons Scholars Program is a multi-year scholarship program for New York City public school students interested in art and design study. Accepted students participate […]
This past Saturday, the senior scholars as well as the advocates and one other mentor and I had the opportunity to participate in a series of workshops headed by NYCore […]
This past weekend, the Parsons Scholars Program, combined with the Joan Mitchell Foundation as The New School hosted the Careers in the Arts Fair. There were about 200 students […]
My name is Alex Fields and I am a mentor for the Parsons Pre-College Program. As part of my job with the program, I am also a Teacher’s Assistant. I […]
This past Saturday, the scholars, along with our new sophomores took part in a series of workshops as part of our Teach-In. The Teach-In workshops included: Sex-E Collective Presents: Consent […]