Alabama A&M University, The Pinnacle Schools and the Save the Youth Organization
May 06, 2016
Officials from Alabama A&M University, The Pinnacle Schools and the Save the Youth Organization signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Wednesday, August 12, at the Agricultural Research Center on the AAMU campus.
Coordinated by AAMU’s Office of Global Social Service Research, the public event acknowledged the relationship between the entities, a partnership that exists to provide at-risk students an opportunity to attend college, boost retention and offer sufficient support to meet the needs of these at-risk students.
The Pinnacle Schools provide academic and therapeutic programs for local middle and high school students who have difficulty in traditional classroom settings for various reasons. In fact, AAMU’s fall 2015 freshman class includes six recipients of a scholarship program newly established by AAMU and The Pinnacle Schools. The students were selected from The Pinnacle Schools 2014-15 graduating class by committees representing A&M and The Pinnacle Schools.
The Alabama A&M University Office of Global Social Services Research (GSSR) promotes global citizenship and professional action among students, faculty and professionals to foster the improved well-being of the most vulnerable individuals, families and communities around the world. The office also aims to improve global and community health by fostering partnerships that promote student engagement, continuing education, community service, collaborative and community-based research.
For additional information see Alabama A&M University's website.