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Adidas, University partnering to create program
Topic Started: Apr 27 2017, 11:44 PM (12 Views)
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When one thinks of the brand Adidas, thoughts of a sports brand, clothing, shoes and even Jayhawk uniforms adidas primeknit tubular
may come to mind, but its relation to academics? Not so much.However, a program called Adidas Leadership Scholars is coming to the University, starting this summer.According to DeAngela Burns-Wallace, vice provost for Undergraduate Studies, the program is a partnership between Adidas and the University. Its mission is to support first generation college students, in addition to students of low-income backgrounds.

The program will require 150-200 incoming freshmen to make a four-year commitment at the University, including attending a six-week Summer Success Academy prior to the start of a student’s first semester at adidas tubular runner the University.After the six-week program in the summer, the students will be involved in a series of programs and workshops, according to the website. With the immersion into the program, students will be able to apply these skills they learn through Adidas Leadership Scholars during their time at the University and after graduation.

“For Adidas, they truly believe that helping students be successful is a key part of the work that they do, across their relationships with higher-ed institutions,” Burns-Wallace said.Burns-Wallace said adidas tubular schoenen that the program seeks to give students professional, academic and personal peer support, match them well with an advisor and to help them find their major sooner.
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