On Monday March 24th, Mr. David Potash President of Wilbur Wright College and Maureen Fitzpatrick Community liaison visited Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School (PACHS). Joining the meeting were two seniors of PACHS who are dually enrolled at Wright College earning college credit while still completing their high school diploma along with assistant principal Danette Sokacich, principal Matthew Rodríguez and Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center José López.
The meeting was organized to further the partnership between both educational institutions as they align themselves to support the students and their families in finding their college and career paths in life. Several exciting ideas were born in the dialogue, all focusing on the potential of more students and their families earning college credit and career credentials while engaged with Albizu Campos and the Community as a Campus framework developed by the Puerto Rican Cultural Center.
All participants in the meeting were excited to outline next steps and set up a follow up outline for the future. We hope for the continued success of all participating institutions as they continue to innovate new ways of engaging students in culture, community, college and career.