Desotell guest column: Community must urge college-bound mindset
Phuture Phoenix director Kim Desotell encourages the community to “vigorously embrace a college-going mentality” in a guest column in Tuesday’s (Aug. 23) Green Bay Press-Gazette. The column on the paper’s Opinion page underscores the central tenets of UW-Green Bay’s signature program, including the idea that everyone in the community — from teachers to coaches and pediatricians — should encourage an expectation of education beyond high school. The question for youth, Desotell tells readers, should not be “Are you going to college?” but rather “Where are you going to college, and what will you study?” Phuture Phoenix staff and student mentors will emphasize this mindset during this year’s Phuture Phoenix days Oct. 11 and 13. Read more.