Opening students up to Close the Deal

Every time I attend a Close the Deal event, no matter where in the state, I hear the same thing from the adults there. “I wish they had something like this when I was in school.”

By |2019-02-11T14:08:02-05:00November 6, 2014|

Close the Deal helping students map college, career course

Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson Starr Roberts is just the kind of smart young woman you’d want as a friend, a neighbor, or a coworker.  She’s a senior at St. Catharine College, completing degrees in business and early childhood studies, and was elected student body president.  But she almost didn’t go to college at all. As a student at [...]

By |2012-10-31T11:48:35-04:00November 1, 2012|

Lt. Gov. Abramson joins Campbell County officials to launch ‘Close the Deal’

Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson  joined local officials, educators and the business community yesterday to launch a state pilot program challenging Campbell County High School seniors to pursue additional education after they graduate.   The Close the Deal initiative creates a college-going culture in high schools for students who aren’t yet considering higher education. The program supports high school counselors, and [...]

By |2012-10-03T13:29:27-04:00October 4, 2012|
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