Princeton celebrates the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity and programs supporting first-gen, lower-income, veteran and transfer students
April 7, 2023

"The Center brings together a nation-leading constellation of initiatives in college access and opportunity, including the Freshman Scholars Institute (FSI), the Scholars Institute Fellows Program (SIFP), the University’s Programs for Transfer, Non-Traditional and Veterans Students, the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, the…

'I could not have expected this in a million years': Wake teen to open for Biden during NC visit
June 23, 2021
Written by Josh Chapin

"A Wake County native will deliver a speech alongside Governor Cooper on Thursday during President Biden's visit to North Carolina to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations.

"When I found that and I got those details from the White House, I could not contain myself and what that meant for me," Ive said from her Durham home Wednesday.

Transfer Program
April 2, 2021

In 2018, Princeton University proudly relaunched its transfer program as an access and inclusion initiative. Each year we plan to admit a small number of academically promising students who have excelled at other institutions of higher learning. We hope to enroll students who bring a variety of perspectives and experiences to campus, and…

Princeton Summer Journalism Program
March 31, 2021

The Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP) is one of the only programs of its kind offering a free, innovative residential journalism and college prep institute for high achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Over ten days every summer, up to 40 students from across the country explore current events and world affairs…

Princeton University Preparatory Program
March 31, 2021

The Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) is a rigorous, academic and cultural enrichment program that supports high-achieving, low-income high school students from local districts. PUPP's multi-year, tuition-free program prepares participants for admission to and ongoing success within selective colleges and universities.

Princeton Students to Support Federal Government as 2021 Scholars in the Nation’s Service
Jan. 20, 2021
Written by Sarah M. Binder

"One dozen students at Princeton University have been selected to join the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative (SINSI) which funds…

Guttormsen records highest jump ever by Ivy League pole vaulter, eyes Olympics
Jan. 12, 2021
Written by Emily Philippides

Sondre Guttormsen, a sophomore pole vaulter on the Princeton men’s track and field team, cleared 5.66m (18’7”) in the pole vault on Saturday in Gothenburg, Sweden, during his first competition of 2021. 

The jump was the highest ever by an Ivy League pole vaulter and set a Gothenburg stadium record. 

Guttormsen transferred to…

Senior Kiara Gilbert awarded Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in the UK
Dec. 10, 2020
Written by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications

"Princeton senior Kiara “KiKi” Gilbert has been named a 2021 Marshall Scholar. The Marshall Scholarship seeks to promote strong relations between the United Kingdom and the United States by offering intellectually distinguished young Americans the opportunity to develop their abilities as future…

High school seniors address a critical moment and build community in Princeton’s 2020 Summer Journalism Program
Aug. 21, 2020
Written by Ngan Chiem, Class of 2023

"On any given Zoom session during the 2020 Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP), students tuned in from all across the country, some babysitting their siblings in the background, and others calling in from a train or just getting out of work.

In the past, the program hosted 40 high…

Sachs Scholarship awarded to FSI Alumna Gabriela Oseguera Serra
Jan. 13, 2020
Written by Emily Aronson, Office of Communications

Princeton senior Gabriela Oseguera Serra has been named a recipient of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of Princeton University’s highest awards. 

The Sachs Scholarship is intended to broaden the global experience of its recipients by providing them with the opportunity to study, work or travel abroad…