Hispanic Heritage Month
Join Buffalo Prep in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month through October 15!

Hispanic Heritage Month is a dedicated time to recognize the impactful contributions and influence Hispanics and Latinos have had on the United States and to honor their culture and heritage. Learn more about the history of #HHM here.

Buffalo Prep staff, alumni, scholars, families, and friends were proud to march in the 19th Annual Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade! View Photos
NPEA Highlights Prep Scholars Academy
The National Partnership for Educational Access (NPEA) recently highlighted Buffalo Prep's newest and fully bilingual (English/Spanish) program, Prep Scholars Academy, in its "2021 Summer Successes: NPEA Member Programs in Action" newsletter.

Summer 2021!
It was another outstanding summer at Buffalo Prep! With the addition of the Prep Scholars Academy program, Buffalo Prep operated three sites across the city of Buffalo aimed at supporting talented underrepresented youth: Prep Scholars Academy at The Belle Center, Middle School Prep at Nichols School, and High School Prep at Buffalo Prep’s location on the University at Buffalo South Campus.

In-person instruction and tutorial services will resume October 2021.

Check out this video for a recap of Buffalo Prep Summer 2021!
Buffalo Prep's College Graduation Rates Far Surpass National Average

Buffalo Prep's research consultant, Dr. Amanda Seccia, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Chicago, recently completed year eight of an ongoing in-depth study on the outcomes of Buffalo Prep's High School Prep graduates in their post-secondary instruction. 

With 94% of graduates reporting, the data shows that 92% of Buffalo Prep alumni have completed their bachelor’s degree or are currently enrolled to obtain one. Comparatively, 60% of higher-income students nationally graduate with a bachelor’s degree, whereas only about 16% of low-income college students graduate with a bachelor’s degree, as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics. An additional 2% of alumni are enrolled or are on track to receive their Certified Nurse Assistant license or Associate of Applied Science degree.

Patti Stephen, Robert G. Wilmers Endowed Executive Director and Marcene Robinson, Buffalo Prep Class of 2005
Buffalo Prep Executive Director Honored at PRSA Excalibur Awards
Patti Stephen, Buffalo Prep's Robert G. Wilmers Endowed Executive Director, received the Outstanding Executive Award at the Public Relation Society of America (PRSA) Buffalo Niagara Chapter's 31st Annual Excalibur Awards. The award was presented by incoming PRSA Buffalo Niagara president and Buffalo Prep alumnus, Marcene Robinson.

Community READI Series
Buffalo Prep is excited to release its second Community READI (Realizing Equity, Access, Diversity, and Inclusion) Series schedule for the upcoming year!

READI workshops for the community are designed to encourage a deeper examination of climate and policies that will provide opportunities for all voices to be involved in meaningful discussion and action planning.

Vote For Us!
GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2021 Top-Rated List. Buffalo Prep has the opportunity to receive its Top-Rated Badge and just needs ten more positive reviews by October 31st.

We hope you'll consider raising the visibility of Buffalo Prep's work by posting a brief story or testimonial of your experience with Prep! All content will be visible to potential donors and volunteers. It’s easy and only takes 3 minutes!

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