Young Scholars Liberty Partnerships Program in the News

May 2021 
Four Graduating YSLPP Seniors Honored as Utica OD Teen All-Stars 2021! 
• Kouboura Abakar Khatir Adam (Clarkson University '25)
• Sadia Abakar Khatir Adam (Hartwick College '25)
Ka Thi Ja Be (Utica College '25)
Hadeel Obaid (UAlbany '25)

May 2020
Six Graduating YSLPP Seniors Honored as Utica OD Teen All-Stars 2020!
Saleh Eltayeb (Hamilton College '24) 
Maria Htoo (Rochester Institute of Technology '24)
Phillip Le (Hamilton College '24) 
Chelsea Truong (Stony Brook University '24) 
Alexia Vo (Harvard University '24) 
Pyu Pyu Win (Hamilton College '24)

February 18, 2020 
11th Annual Oneida County Children Care (featuring YSLPP senior James Paute)

November 29, 2019

'Our Black Friday': Utica churches host toy sale for at-need families (featuring YSLPP Mentor Coordinator Linda Stewart)

October 20, 2019 
Utica NAACP chapter to host Freedom Fund Dinner (featuring YSLPP Middle School Counselor Senora Pierce),84829

August 2019

Senior Alexia Vo named winner of the annual Give Back to Utica essay contest 

May 20, 2019
Four Graduating YSLPP Seniors Honored as Utica OD Teen All Stars 2019!
• Tim Ha (Syracuse University '23)
• Quaron Jones (SUNY Albany '23)
De Le (SUNY Buffalo '23)
Loc Huynh (Utica College '23)

May 17, 2019

Community Foundation awards almost $1 million to CNY nonprofits

February 9, 2019
UC Students Lobby To Save Program Funding (Features YSLPP Alumns Marangely Delgado '17 & Jasmine Pena '15)

February 5, 2019
M&T Bank Fund Awards More than $110,500 to Community Organizations

February 2, 2019
Local Hackathon A Building Block to Fight Cyberbullying  (Featuring YSLPP Grad and Utica College Junior Franklin Nuth)

January 28, 2019
Director of Program Operations Mary Hayes Gordon Featured at Poverty Symposium at Utica College

November 20, 2018
Johnsen, Young Scholars Grad Program Honored by Genesis Group

August 8, 2018
Young Scholars Honored- 25 Students Recognized For Summer Internships

July 30, 2018
Young Scholars Explore STEAM

July 27, 2018
Young Scholars Take on Summer Classes- 48 Students Present Final STEAM Projects

May 22, 2018 
Four YSLPP Seniors are honored as 2018 Utica Observer Dispatch Teen All Stars!
Marvin Hayes (Suny Potsdam '22)
Yupha Lwin (SUNY Albany '22)
Nwe Nee Sar (Hamilton College '22)
Odin Steel (SUNY Polytechnic Institute '22)

May 14, 2018
'14 YSLPP Alum and 2018 University of Rochester graduate Delvin Moody is Featured as a Top Student Activist at U of R

March 30, 2018
YWCA Mohawk Valley Salutes Outstanding Women in the Community- Including YSLPP Sophomore Dah Eh

February 22, 2018
Local Youth Recognized For Volunteering

February, 12, 2018
Six Honored As Women of the Year

February 7, 2018
Local Media Organizations Profile our New Young Scholars Graduate Leadership Development Program

November 29, 2017
Why I'm Here Profile of Colgate University Sr. and 2014 YS Grad Dzenela Becic

November 27, 2017
Why I'm Here Profile of Utica College graduate and 2012 YS Grad Mahira Patkovic

August 15, 2017
Young Scholars Program Finishes First Year of Paid Internships

August 10, 2017
Proceeds From Mayors Gala Helping Interns

July 31, 2017
Summer's Not All Fun and Games, Young Scholars Hard at Work at Utica College (Profile of STEAM Scholars, July 2017)

June 5, 2017
Four YSLPP students win funding from MVCC's Young Entrepreneur's Academy

June 1, 2017
Mayor’s Gala Raises Over $55,000 For Young Scholars Program

May 22, 2017
YSLPP Senior Achol Ajang commits to NCAA Divison II Queens College

May 16, 2017
Eneliza Retamar's Teen All Stars Profile

May 16, 2017
Kwayvon Midget's Teen All Stars Profile

May 16, 2017
Lay Lay Mar's Teen All Stars Profile

April 22, 2017
YSLPP Joins Other Local Organizations in the Oneida County Intergenerational Spring Clean Up

March 7, 2017
2017 Utica of City Mayor’s Gala To Benefit Young Scholars LPP

March 5, 2017
YSLPP Site Assistant Julia Madore won the "Best of the Conference" award for a paper she presented at the annual regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference March 4, 2017, at SUNY Brockport.

February 17, 2017
YSLPP Director of Program Operations Mary Hayes Gordon Honored by YWCA Mohawk Valley's Salute to Outstanding Women!k4iisIVE0a2Tjhqh0f6zcA/

January 9, 2017

YSLPP Mentor Coordinator Linda Stewart Works to Build Strong Leaders

November 4, 2016
Having Humanity- Profiles a Senior Young Scholars Student at Utica College

October, 2016
YSLPP Assistant Director Ben Atwood '09 G'13 Granted Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

August 6, 2016
Young Scholars at UC Has Successful Year Under Matt

July 28, 2016 
Proctor Young Scholars Present Research at Utica College

July 28, 2016
Young Scholars Discovers Strength Through STEM

April 16, 2016
Students Pitch Business Plans at MVCC YEA! Investor Panel Event

January 26, 2016
Young Scholars Grow Big Dreams

September 1, 2015
American Graduate: Champion, Profiles Former YSLPP Social Worker Maria Elena Santos

August 21, 2015
Cynthia Vele ’17 Works With Young Scholars to Measure Success Among Students

July 23, 2015
Young Scholar Attends Luncheon at the White House

June 4, 2015
Young Scholars Top Proctor Class of 2015

April 17, 2015
Current Yale Student Trinh Truong (YSLPP '15) Profiled on CNN

March 24, 2015
Young Scholars Program Helps 350 Students a Year

December 5, 2014
How I Got Into an Ivy League School, Featuring Young Scholars Alum Trinh Truong


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Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, New York 13502
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