Sister Programs & Community Partners

Sister Programs

UW-Green Bay's Phuture Phoenix

This is the original award winning program in Green Bay, Wisconsin that has been bringing 5th graders to their campus since 2003 and following them until high school graduation, offering encouragement, tutoring and support from trained university student mentors.

Phuture Phoenix logo - creating the future

CWU's Compass 2 Campus

The Central Washington University Compass 2 Campus Program was transported to CWU in the fall of 2014.  Three hundred fifty fifth grade students visited the CWU campus to kick-off the initiation of this program,  This sister program shares the design to increase access to higher education in Washington state, in the central Washington region.

Central Washington University logo

UW-Eau Claire's Blugold Beginnings

This is the third sister program modeled after the original Phuture Phoenix and mounted in the spring of 2010 on the UWEC campus. Shepard also helped to mount this program with UWGB colleagues through a grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation, based in Wisconsin.

UW Eau Clair logo - dreaming big, making it happen

Silver Lake College's Look Ahead Lakers

This program at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowac, Wisc., is the fourth sister program modeled after the original Phuture Phoenix.

Look Ahead Lakers logo - creating the future

Community Partners

Mentoring Works Washington logo
Central Washington University logo
Whatcom Community College logo
Skagit Valley College logo
Northwest Indian College logo
Bellingham Technical College logo
Communities in Schools Whatcom County logo
Kids Win logo