News Release: Summer Bridge Program Welcomes First-Generation College Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 06-16-2014

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs
530-898-4260
Chris Malone, Associate Director
Educational Opportunity Program
530-898-6831

More than 200 first-generation college students will live and study at California State University, Chico starting Saturday, June 21, as part of the Summer Bridge program.

Summer Bridge studentsThe 12-day program is a facet of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), which provides academic and logistical support to first-generation students from low-income or underserved families. Students live on campus in Sutter or Whitney residence halls and attend intensive classes in English and math.

The full release is available on the CSU, Chico News website.