Jun 12, 2014

ROI 2014: A packed house of supporters inspired to “Dream beyond what is directly in front of you.”

Partners and Supporters Events

Last night, June 12, Per Scholas honored three outstanding partners whose contributions of time and talent, employment opportunities, funding, vision and leadership have played a key role in creating bright futures for our graduates.More than 250 of our closest industry leaders and supporters mingled with many of Per Scholas’ accomplished alumni–name...

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May 22, 2014

Mayor DeBlasio Announces ‘Jobs for New Yorkers.’ Executive Director Angie Kamath Appointed to task Force

Announcement Industry

Leadership from business, education, non-profit, labor, employers to help reshape workforce trainingTask force to bolster administration’s efforts to provide quality employment opportunities for more New Yorkers to develop a stronger, resilient economyNEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the 30 members of ‘Jobs for New Yorkers’ that will develop real-tim...

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Feb 10, 2014

Student of the Month: MaryBeth Cornell

Student Profiles

“Hi, Marybeth. I’m calling to let you know you’ve been selected to speak at the White House event this Friday, January 31.”Marybeth Cornell, 2013 Per Scholas graduate, would not have previously considered herself “White House speaker-worthy” prior to January 31. Why her? In her eyes, she identifies with a lot of Americans...

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Jan 28, 2014

Per Scholas invited to White House Event focused on the long-term unemployed

Announcement In the Field Partners and Supporters Events Industry

Bronx-based IT job training nonprofit, Per Scholas, Attends White House Event Focused on Serving the Long-Term UnemployedPlinio Ayala, Per Scholas President & CEO, meets with Vice President Joe Biden to discuss strategy, scale and implementationBronx, N.Y. January 31, 2014 — Per Scholas, a national non-profit providing free IT job training and career support to...

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Sep 11, 2013

Miguel, September 2013 Student of the Month

Student Profiles

Miguel, 26, lived in more than 10 different homes in his life. He survived cancer in his single digits. He learned to read when he was in the fourth grade. And our staff have bets on him to be one of the most successful graduates in Per Scholas history. Miguel had about...

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Jul 01, 2013

Introducing our newest Per Scholas site: Cincinnati

Announcement

NATIONAL REPLICATION: CINCINNATICincinnati, Ohio is the next stop on the Per Scholas national growth plan to bring IT industry-targeted training and employment opportunities to Americans in cities where it is needed most. On August 26, Per Scholas opened its second satellite location in Ohio, in the Cincinnati community of Avondale. After...

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Jun 26, 2013

Per Scholas Achieves 100% Enrollment in WorkAdvance Study

Announcement Industry

At 10:36 this morning, we achieved 100% enrollment in the MRDC WorkforceAdvance study. Since 2011, Per Scholas has been part of the WorkAdvance study, and we’ve met our goal of 700 individuals enrolled into IT-Ready training in New York!Per Scholas was competitively selected to participate in WorkAdvance, which incorporates tested sector-based employment st...

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Jun 18, 2013

Servon Lewis, featured Student of the Month

Student Profiles

Servon Lewis graduated February 2012 from the Per Scholas IT-Ready training. He has since become one of the greatest success stories in the school's history and for that was selected to be the keynote student speaker at the 2013 ROI Corporate Dinner honoring CIO of Barlcays and Per Scholas board member, Joe...

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Jun 13, 2013

ROI 2013: Most Successful Event in Per Scholas History

Announcement Events

Last night, June 12, 2013, Per Scholas honored Barclays and Joe Squeri, Chief Information Officer, Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management, at our second annual R.O.I. corporate dinner.Thanks to the committed partnership of Barclays and other generous sponsors, Per Scholas raised over $470,000 — a record amount in Pe...

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May 20, 2013

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Neuberger Berman

Partners and Supporters

May 1st marked Per Scholas’ 4th Neuberger Berman (NB) field trip which exposed 23 lucky students to a world where corporate IT Managers to VPs shared a glimpse of how their IT environment functioned. NB’s “Celebration with Service” day started off at NB’s midtown Manhattan office by educating the lucky bunc...

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May 06, 2013

Olympia LaRose | Student of the Month

Student Profiles

Olympia LaRose is another Per Scholas graduate who will go down in history. She is the first graduate to be hired at global financial firm PIMCO, a rising star of a corporate partner who has supported Per Scholas for the past two years on many levels. Olympia, being a graduate...

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