Senior Scholars As the Seniors start their last year as Scholars in the program, I started my first day as mentor. Before we got started with anything, Program Director Nadia […]
Juniors got to see the work that seniors do in their last semester. It is always inspirational to see the class above them complete a group project and create informational […]
Students organized live performances from musicians and artists on the second day of their opening. Bringing the Parsons community and other students curating talented youth in the city.
For the first day of their Powrplnt residency which they’ve titled Youth Mode, Parsons Scholars seniors presented their work as a gallery show. Students provided post-it notes to engage other […]
Open Studios During Open Studios students were given the chance to showcase their work in the classrooms to family, staff and other visitors. They had the opportunity to speak to […]
Practice Portfolio Presentations & PlayTech Each semester, Parsons gathers students and faculty projects from the Design and Technology program and invites youth to come play test them at an event […]
Juniors Today was meant to introduce scholars to more graphic and illustration artists as per their interests. Sharon Lee is a graffiti artist turned branding and graphic designer that uses […]
Careers in the Arts Fair is an opportunity for scholars, and other students throughout NYC, to meet professional artists that are working in various fields of art and design. Presented […]
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 […]
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!
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 November 9th, Nadia led the junior scholars in a college research work-shop to start prepping them early on the college research process. The scholars were asked about how much […]
Had a great time with the now Junior Scholars today. A photographer came out and took head shots for these amazing artists and gave them pointers on how to improve […]