What started as a pen-pal project between UW-Whitewater students and 2nd graders in Beloit, Wis., has transformed into an award-winning mentorship program. The Little Scholars Program recently won an outstanding achievement award from the Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action. College students write letters to their little buddies, and the groups visit one another during the school year. In fact, the little scholars had an inspiring visit last spring to tour campus, visit classrooms, and work on STEM projects with their college buddies.
Read more about the inspiring Little Scholars Program.