Our mission at College Visions is to empower low-income and first-generation college-bound students to realize the promise of higher education by providing advising and resources to promote college enrollment, persistence, and graduation. College Visions advances equal access to educational opportunities in historically under-served communities.
2017 | Simon Moore stepped down as Executive Director and welcomed Nick Figueroa as his successor. Read Simon's farewell letter here
2016-20 | College Visions will support 500 students annually by 2018 and celebrate our 500th college graduate by 2020.
2015 | College Visions founder and Executive Director, Simon Moore, is honored at the White House as a Champion of Change.
2014 | On our 10th Anniversary, College Visions serves 325 students and celebrates 190 college graduates. College Visions grads are working as bankers, educators, engineers, designers, lawyers, nurses, science researchers, social workers, and even college advisors!
2010 | College Visions moves into our beautiful, teen-friendly, technology-rich office in the Mercantile Building in the heart of downtown Providence.
2009 | College Visions celebrates our first five college grads. And College Visions launches the Kolajo Paul Afolabi College Success Program, the first community-based college completion initiative in Rhode Island.
2005 | The first 10 College Visions students enter college.
2004 | College Visions is founded. Incubated by AS220,
NewsRelease Date: September 11, 2019