EMERGE Media Coverage

How a Houston Experiment in College Counseling Is Succeeding in Sending Low-Income, First-Generation Students to the Country's Top Universities

The 74 Million

April 22, 2019

 

Houston Teen Inspires After Difficult Road to Ivy League (Video)

ABC 13 Eyewitness News

April 3, 2019

 

It's rarely about merit. College scam reveals truth about educational opportunity [Opinion]

The Houston Chronicle

March 16, 2019

I was homeless. Then I was admitted to Harvard [Opinion]

The Houston Chronicle

March 9, 2019

 

Dekaney High School EMERGE Students Look Ahead to Senior Year and Beyond 

The Paper

August 1, 2018

 

Dayna De la Cruz from Chavez High School Shares Her Journey to Wellesley College

Wellesley Magazine

Spring 2018

Eager Students Need Counselors as Guides

Houston Chronicle

May 21, 2018

 

Spring ISD EMERGE College Prep Program Kicks Off

SpringISD

May 17, 2018

HISD Names EMERGE Founder, Rick Cruz, Chief of Strategy and Innovation

Houston ISD Blog

May 3, 2018

 

He Applied to 20 of the Best Colleges and Got a Full Ride to All of Them

CNN

March 31, 2018

**This story was picked up by The New York Times, BBCHouston Chronicle, KHOU and Houston Public Media as well!

 

 

Second-Ever EMERGE Luncheon Sells Out, Raises $250,000 at the Briar Club in River Oaks

Houston Chronicle

March 8, 2018

EMERGE Scholar and Washington University Student Body President, Grace Egbo, Shares Her Experience at Facebook

The Source at Washington University

February 21, 2018

College Advising in Houston Schools Gets Multi-Million Dollar Boost

Houston Public Media

December 12, 2017

Why Applying to College is So Confusing

The New York Times

December 5, 2017

Colby College Student's Tech Feature Saves Thousands in Texas

Fox 22

August 31, 2017

College Tours Prove Eye-Opening for Low-Income Students

Houston Chronicle

July 8, 2017

Parents Send Teenagers Off on College Tour with "Despedida"

Houston Public Media

June 26, 2017

Nonprofit EMERGE Graduates Largest Class of Seniors Headed to Top-Tier Schools

Houston Public Media

May 7, 2017

EMERGE Inaugural Build the Village Luncheon

The Houston Chronicle

March 17, 2017

Café College Part of Growing Effort in Houston to Assist Students Navigate the Path to Post High School Education

The Houston Chronicle

January 10, 2017

Houston's Top Students Discuss Higher Education Roadblocks

The Houston Chronicle

January 7, 2017

American Dreamers

The New York Times

If I Were President...

The New York Times

November 3, 2016

Top-Tier College Admission

The Price of Business

November 1, 2016

Fox 26 EMERGE Senior Highlight

Fox 26 Houston

 June 17, 2016

NECBAC College Fair for EMERGE

NECBAC

June 23, 2016

Off to Yale with a Stop at the White House

Houston Chronicle

May 27, 2016

Top Colleges That Accepted Houston ISD Students in the EMERGE Program

Houston Chronicle

April 28, 2016

 

High-Achieving, Talented and Feeling Like a Fraud on Campus

Houston Public Media KUHF

January 25, 2016

 

NECBAC Pairs with EMERGE for Two-Day College Access Event

NECBAC

June 8, 2015

 

How Houston is Re-Imagining College Success

Education Week

June 2, 2015

 

Senior Celebration Student Testimonial: Deronisha

Houston ISD

April 29, 2015

 

Senior Celebration Student Testimonial: Joey

Houston ISD

April 29, 2015

 

Senior Celebration Student Testimonial: Leticia

Houston ISD

April 29, 2015

 

Senior Celebration Student Testimonial: Michael

Houston ISD

April 29, 2015

 

Estudiantes Van a Las Mejores Universidades

Univision

February 15, 2015

 

Felipe Guillen State of the Schools Speech

Houston ISD

February 11, 2015 

 

De la Construcción a Una Profesión

Univision

November 17, 2014

 

EMERGE: Educación Sin Imposibles

Univision

October 10, 2014

 

Del HISD a Una Prestigiosa Universidad

Univision

August 9, 2014

 

Postcard From Yale

Houston ISD

July 30, 2014

 

Summer Programs Help Prepare College Hopefuls and Freshmen-To-Be

Yale News

July 29, 2014

 

Houston, We Have Liftoff

Yale Alumni Magazine

July 23, 2014

 

First Generation Students Turn to Fellowship for Guidance

USA Today

June 18, 2014

 

More Houston Students Reach Top Colleges

Houston Public Media

May 5, 2014

 

Program Honors HISD Students on the Road to an Ivy Education

Houston Press

April 24, 2014

 

Yale to Host Houston Students

Yale News

April 8, 2014

 

Inside the Classroom

Houston Public Media

February 13, 2014

 

Houston Program Connects Low-Income Students with Top Colleges

Here and Now

November 6, 2013

 

Ivy League 101

Houston Public Media

October 30, 2013

 

Local Organization Helps Ivy League Dreams Come True

Houston Public Media

July 30, 2012