The Movement

Three Cheers for Our Devoted Volunteers

If you’ve ever experienced a workshop, then you know first-hand that our volunteers play a pivotal role impacting hundreds of students each year. Whether they’re bright-eyed college students, dedicated alumni, or wholehearted, wise professionals, volunteers arrive at our workshops each year eager to guide our... Read More

PeerForward CEO, Gary Linnen Delivers Virtual Keynote Speech

“Everyone’s journey is different” As students advance in their educational journey, the act of reflection becomes essential to discovering the opportunities and inequities that lay ahead. In July, PeerForward CEO Gary Linnen addressed 2,600 college-level attendees of Deloitte’s intern program in a keynote speech in... Read More

Meet Bert, Our Volunteer Spotlight!

Bert Davis Current Occupation: Learning Manager, City of Richmond, Virginia  Recent Workshop Role: Writing Coach Coordinator  Why did you initially decide to volunteer with PeerForward:  “I was working for a bank that was a donor to, what was then, College Summit. They asked for volunteers to participate... Read More

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College Summit is now PeerForward!

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