College and Major: Bowie State University ‘22, Communications Workshop: St. John's University, 2017 Workshop Roles: Peer Support Specialist – Daemen College, 2019 Mi’Jan aka “MC” Credle is a social influencer, artist, creator, and all-around good spirit. He speaks with us about Bulldog culture at Bowie State University and how he uses...

College and Major: Howard University ‘20, Finance Workshop: University of  Baltimore County, 2015 Workshop Roles: Peer Support Specialist - UMBC, 2016   Why was it important for you to come back and serve on an Alumni Support Team?  It’s the smallest things that make the biggest differences. My main thing is...

College and Major: Bowie State University ‘21, Criminal Justice Workshop: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2017 Workshop Roles: Peer Support Specialist - Washington College, 2019   Though her college journey has not been a walk in the park, Serenity is still pursuing her dreams of earning a degree. Read...

Alumni Spotlight of the Week!  College & Major: Secondary Education Major, Towson University ‘22 Workshop: University of Maryland, Baltimore County 2016 Workshop Roles: Operation Specialist - Towson 2018, Washington College 2019   What was your first PeerForward experience? I first got involved with PeerForward during the 2016 Summer Workshops. It provided...

With PeerForward, I always feel at home and I never feel lost. [caption id="attachment_8246" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rex Okonkwo, University of Maryland, Baltimore County '21[/caption] What’s Your Why? I want to give back. Growing up I really didn't have a role model apart from my father. My older brother...

This Summer, more than 300 students joined the PeerForward movement. Students traveled from California, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia to spend four days transforming their perspectives on college, self-worth, and their ability to change the world around them. Our 315 Peer...

Second Cohort of Coaches-in-Training Begin their Journey  On April 11, PeerForward officially ushered in a new cohort of Coaches-in-Training, marking our second year of recruiting a group of promising young leaders to continue their journey with us as futurePeerForward Coaches. The following six PeerForward alumni comprise our newest Coaches-in-Training cohort:  Aloysia "AJ" Jean  Baja Poawui  Brayan Murguia  Jenadra Harvey  Lisseth Velasquez  Phillips Percy  With...

Loreal Latimer and the Infinite 8: A Reflection on the journey to Become a PeerForward Coach.   In 2014, eight young professionals embarked on a journey of learning and leadership together. They came from around the nation to dedicate themselves to serving low-income communities with passion, purpose,...

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We’ve changed our name, but our mission and values are the same. After two decades of leveraging peer influence to guide more students to higher education, we’ve adopted a name that reflects the power of youth activation. Read more