Rainier Scholars and Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) have established a new partnership supporting Tacoma students of color on a path to college graduation and a li[..]
Many thanks to F5 Networks for welcoming Rainier Scholars to their annual retreat for a candid conversation on recruiting and retaining BIPOC professionals in[..]
After a nationwide search, we are pleased to announce that Rafael del Castillo will join Rainier Scholars on July 1, as our new executive director.
Dear RS Scholars and Families,
On Tuesday evening, eight people were killed at three separate spas in North Georgia. Six of the people killed were Asian, and all but one w[..]
By Derek Rogers, Director of College Counseling
Like most aspects of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, the college admission landscape has seen many chang[..]
I’m heartbroken by recent events. Again and again. Mr. Little and I were exchanging texts about reading a historical account of the murder of teenager Emmett Till i[..]
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Dear Rainier Scholars Community,
by Ashley Sirls, Associate Director of Leadership Development
Every summer at Rites of Passage (our 14-month Academic Enrichment Phase graduation ceremony), scholars are t[..]
by Liz Sadler, Director of Academic Counseling
A core component of the Rainier Scholars support system is checking in with students, making sure they have what they need t[..]