News & Announcements

CollegeSpring Mentor Wins Community Service Award From Golden State Warriors

April 5th, 2018

This Sunday at Oracle Arena, CollegeSpring mentor Isis Rodriguez received the “Good Neighbor” community service award from the Golden State Warriors and State Farm. The award recognizes Isis’ incredible work over the past two years helping CollegeSpring students prepare for the…  Learn more

Juanita Lott and Joel Jones Join CollegeSpring’s National Board of Directors

January 23rd, 2018

Oakland, Calif.—January 23, 2018—CollegeSpring, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the college opportunity gap for students from low-income backgrounds, today announced that Juanita Lott and Joel Jones have joined its national board of directors. Lott and Jones bring deep…  Learn more

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Dr. Yoon S. Choi Joins CollegeSpring as CEO

September 18th, 2017

Check out the article here!

Dr. Yoon S. Choi Joins CollegeSpring as Chief Executive Officer

August 1st, 2017

San Francisco, Calif.—August 1, 2017—CollegeSpring, a national nonprofit organization that has been dedicated to closing the college opportunity gap for students from low-income backgrounds since its founding in 2008, today announced that Dr. Yoon S. Choi—a seasoned nonprofit leader and…  Learn more

Education Week: Will Free Community College Really Help Low-Income Students?

June 23rd, 2017

CollegeSpring’s Bay Area executive director, Kate Schwass, wrote an op-ed that was featured in Education Week. Check it out here.

Forbes: More Low-Income Students Are Graduating From High School, But Where Are They Going Next?

February 2nd, 2017

CollegeSpring’s CEO, Garrett Neiman, wrote an article that was published in Forbes today. Check it out here!

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CollegeSpring Welcomes Ralph Sutton and Avi Dorfman to National Board of Directors

December 1st, 2016

San Francisco, Calif.—December 1, 2016—CollegeSpring, a nonprofit organization committed to closing the college opportunity gap for low-income students, today announced that Ralph Sutton and Avi Dorfman have joined its national board of directors. Sutton and Dorfman bring considerable experience scaling…  Learn more

Garrett Neiman to Transition to Board Role, Step Down as CEO

November 30th, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif.—January 24, 2017—CollegeSpring, a nonprofit organization committed to closing the college opportunity gap for low-income students, today announced that Garrett Neiman will step down as CEO later this year to attend Harvard Business School’s MBA Program in August 2017….  Learn more

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CollegeSpring featured at NationSwell

November 29th, 2016

CollegeSpring was covered by NationSwell, a news publication about public service and American renewal. Read the article here!

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CollegeSpring Releases FY 2015 Annual Report

June 7th, 2016

During Fiscal Year 2015, CollegeSpring grew tremendously—from successfully launching programs in New York, to reaching over 11,000 students served. Throughout our organizational evolution, student success remains the fundamental driver. Fiscal Year 2015 was no exception. In 2015, we demonstrated that…  Learn more