How can I support Indiana college students?
As a member of the community, you can make a difference in the lives of students, increase graduation rates and help develop Indiana’s future workforce. By becoming a mentor or signing your business or club up as a member of our College Success Coalition, you directly influence students right here in Indiana—with results you can see.
With a mentor, kids are more likely to graduate from high school. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America reports students who regularly meet with mentors are 52% less likely to skip school. By becoming involved in students’ lives, you help them develop positive attitudes toward school, resulting in a rise in the college-educated workforce. In fact, the Starfish Initiative program in Indianapolis saw 80% of their first class of graduates enroll in college.