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Staten Island Advance Highlights Gaynor McCown College March

Staten Island Advance included Gaynor McCown’s College March in its “In Class” column, which highlights the activities Staten Island students are engaged in both inside and outside the classroom. Read the article.

The Wave Covers Channel View’s College March in Rockaway

Reporter Alison Kase, the parent of two Channel View students who participated in the College March, takes an in-depth look at the annual tradition and what makes it special, not only for seniors but for underclassmen as well. Read the article on The Wave.


Marching Into The Future

Rockaway’s The Wave joined Channel View for our 8th Annual College March on December 14th.

WHEELS College March featured in Edutopia

Edutopia education writer Laura McKenna writes about WHEELS and how our To & Through College program is supporting students who will be the first in their families to go to college.


Parade of Promise: College March 2017

Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato participated in the College March at Channel View, while State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. marched with MELS’ senior class in Forest Hills.

Channel View Celebrates College-Bound Seniors

Fellow students, teachers, community members and a marching band were part of the festivities as they cheered on Channel View seniors at this year’s College March in the Rockaways.

Senator Joseph Addabbo Marches with MELS Seniors During 7th Annual College March

At the seventh annual College March hosted by NYC Outward Bound, more than 100 soon-to-be graduates from MELS in Forest Hills marched from the school to a postal truck to send their college applications. The students were cheered on by family members, school faculty and the junior class, who will participate in the march next year.


NY1 Visits 2016 Brooklyn Collaborative College March

Roger Clark, NY1 morning show reporter, spends the day at NYC Outward Bound Schools’ College March at our Brooklyn Collaborative school. In addition to this piece which ran every hour throughout the afternoon, he also shot to segments that ran live at 7AM and 8AM.

Channel View Students Join Hamilton Stage

74 Channel View juniors not only got to see a free performance of Hamilton but select students got to perform their original rap, song or monologue on stage.


Mashable Captures Growing Spirit of College March

Online powerhouse Mashable delves deep and wide into our College March, which has become a growing, nationwide ritual that celebrates the perseverance of seniors as they navigate their college readiness and application process.

Roger Clark’s Extensive College March Coverage

NY1’s morning show host Roger Clark spent his day at our school Brooklyn Collaborative (BCS), where he hosted two live segments – one with students from BCS and Leaders, as well as our President Richard Stopol; and a second with students from BCS & MELS as well as BCS Principal Scill Chan. After filming the morning segments, he continued to follow the day’s events and compiled them into a full segment, which ran throughout the day.

Ed Week Celebrates College March

Education Week’s Learning Deeply series devoted an entire week of blogs to the topic of college success, and to the College March. The blogs were penned by educators from across the EL Education networks. EL Education is our partner in teaching.


Gabrielle Union Praises College March

Actress Gabrielle Union praised our College March on the Los Angeles-based hit radio show Big Boy, as well as the deep involvement and support for the March by our partner Capital One Bank. Union has appeared in leading roles opposite Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and Marin Lawrence, and is well known for roles in many movies including Bring It On and Think Like a Man. She is a graduate of UCLA.

Harlem World Photo Coverage of WHEELS’ March

Harlem World Magazine published several photos from WHEELS’ College March in Washington Heights, including shots of employee volunteers and executives from our longtime March partner Capital One Bank. The College March originated at WHEELS.

Manhattan Times at Founding College March

Manhattan Times visited our College March at WHEELS, which is where the March originated. It’s the third time the publication has covered the March and the generous support of our College March partner Capital One Bank.

McCown’s College March on NY1

For the third in a row, NY1 visited our College March at the Gaynor McCown School in New Springville, Staten Island. The outlet interviewed the school’s valedictorian and salutatorian, who celebrated the March for its ability to bring “everyone together to accomplish one goal.”

News 12 Brooklyn Returns to College March

News 12 Brooklyn returned yet again to our College March – this time at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies, which was holding its first ever College March. This year, BCS is striving for a 100% college acceptance rate – and will likely hit it.

NY1 Visits BCS’s College March

For the third year in a row, NY1 visited our College March – this time at Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. They interviewed students who will be first-generation college-goers and heard how well BCS prepares them for their academic futures.

Rockaway Times Visits Channel View’s College March

The Rockaway Times covered Channel View School for Research’s College March, where students were addressed by Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and executives from our College March partner Capital One Bank.

Validus Hosts News 12 Bronx at College March

News 12 Bronx returned to our College March at Validus Preparatory Academy in the South Bronx. Student Greicy Wong remarked “All the work I’ve put into these four years are finally paying off.”

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