Director’s Note – Winter 2021

February 2021   Friends, We all know how challenging the COVID–19 pandemic has been on the scholars and communities that we serve. Throughout these times, PUPP has remained steadfast in our commitment to nurturing and supporting PUPP Scholars, their families and our alumni. PUPP has been operating remotely since mid-March 2020, but that did not [...]

By |2021-03-15T15:44:33+00:00March 12th, 2018|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – Spring 2017

Friends, Greetings from Princeton! PUPP spent important time throughout 2015 and 2016 looking back at PUPP’s first 15 years through a comprehensive evaluation project led by a team of researchers from ETS. The reports are resoundingly positive, confirming that PUPP has worked to meet its mission and goals by providing [...]

By |2018-04-13T16:58:16+00:00July 14th, 2017|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – 2015

January 2015 PUPP enjoyed a wonderfully successful 2014, marked by the graduation of our 11 thcohort of PUPP Scholars in June. At graduation, we celebrated the accomplishments of the 21 members of our class of 2014. Princeton’s 20 th president, Christopher Eisgruber ’83, took up the torch from Shirley Tilghman and served as our [...]

By |2018-02-14T16:53:31+00:00January 1st, 2015|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – 2014

PUPP enjoyed an incredibly successful 2013, marked by the graduation of our 10thcohort of PUPP Scholars in June. At graduation, we celebrated the accomplishments of the 24 members of our class of 2013 and gave special recognition to Princeton’s 19thPresident, Shirley M. Tilghman. President Tilghman, who stepped down in June of 2013, was an enthusiastic [...]

By |2018-02-14T16:56:41+00:00February 24th, 2014|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – 2013

It continues to be incredibly satisfying to work closely with our PUPP scholars as they develop their academic potential and begin to imagine themselves as college students and graduates. Even better has been our connections with our alumni – both in person at their colleges and as we follow them into their professional careers. Through [...]

By |2018-02-14T16:57:18+00:00January 1st, 2013|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – 2011

Greetings from Princeton – and welcome to the new PUPP Website! I am writing with my annual winter update on the Princeton University Preparatory Program – PUPP. As we head into our second decade of supporting talented, low-income students from local high schools, it is important to pause and reflect on our success, consider [...]

By |2018-02-14T17:10:00+00:00February 16th, 2011|Director's Note|

Director’s Note – 2010

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of PUPP and we have worked hard to continue to build on our past success while looking forward to new and exciting initiatives for the future. This note welcomes all to our new website – with an updated design, and the PUPP DVD Defining Success.   As we [...]

By |2018-02-14T17:11:15+00:00January 1st, 2010|Director's Note|
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