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Young Professionals in Training

Young Professionals In Training (YPIT) is a mentoring and tutoring program for students in 5th–12th grade. The program will expose students from underrepresented populations to majors and careers on Auburn University's campus. YPIT is a collaboration between Auburn University Outreach, Truman Pierce Institute (TPI), and the Curtis House, a local non-profit. YPIT seeks to understand participants' challenges and needs by allowing them to be the drivers of the program.

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AU Career Technical Academy

The Auburn University (AU) Career Technical Academy (CTA) begins August 30th at Lee County Learning Center. This program partners with Lee County Career Technical Education to provide 30 weeks of education and training, including work-based training, and skill development. Up to 35 students at the Lee County Learning Center will be provided with entrepreneurial, social-emotional, global awareness, and financial literacy skills training, and exposure to a variety of college and career options.

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Supplemental Program

The AU Center for Educational Outreach and Engagement (CEOE) has been awarded a $214,000 grant (renewable for 3 years) to partner with the Macon and Bullock County Career Technical Education Centers.

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Auburn University receives $18.4 million federal grant for innovative GEAR UP Achieve initiative

Led by efforts from the College of Education and University Outreach, Auburn University has received an $18.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education to provide greater access and opportunities to more than 6,500 Alabama middle school students.

Last Updated: May 14, 2024