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Wednesday, July 27 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
PelotonU

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Session Title: Finding Students Who Need to Be found

The tough thing about opportunities is this: more often than not, those who really need the opportunity don't even know it exists. PelotonU is an Austin-based social-enterprise that provides working college students a pathway to graduate on-time and debt-free. We're currently helping parents, government employees, bus drivers and grocery store cashiers get a college degree without having to put their entire life on hold. And it's working. We just had a student get his associate's degree in 100 days; he has a full time job and three kids. We're excited to tell the stories of our students and we need help determining how to reach more folks who would benefit from a different kind of education experience. Join us for an interactive session where you'll hear student stories and get to work brainstorming recruitment strategy for PelotonU as we rethink college.

Presenters
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Reagan Pugh

College Completion Advisor, PelotonU
Reagan taught a leadership course at Texas State University, Trinity University, and San Angelo State. He was the chief storyteller at the innovation consulting firm Kalypso. He’s a Teach For America alumni and the Editor-In-Chief of Placeness, a literary journal about Austin and those who call it home. With PelotonU, Reagan coaches 30+ working adults as they balance college and full-time jobs. 

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Wednesday July 27, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
PelotonU 500 E. St. Johns Avenue Austin Texas

Attendees (31)