Rainier Scholars Announces New Partnership with Tacoma Public Schools
South Seattle Emerald, June 10, 2021
Rainier Scholars has announced a new partnership with Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) to further the district’s mission of supporting more students, especially those from multi[..]
Rainier Scholars and Tacoma Public Schools Announce New Partnership
Media Release, June 2, 2021
Rainier Scholars Tacoma will help increase college access for underrepresented students in Tacoma and build on a commitment to serve more African American students in the reg[..]
A College Access Program that Makes a Difference
The Journal of College Admissions, Spring 2021
The Journal of College Admission highlights the Rainier Scholars college access program. Director of College Counseling, Derek Rogers, describes the program’s extensive[..]
Rainier Scholars Welcomes New Executive Director Rafael del Castillo
South Seattle Emerald, February 17, 2021
An introduction to our new Executive Director.
Seattle U Pledges Scholarship Support for Students of Color
Seattle University Winter 2021 Magazine
Learn about a new partnership that will meet the full demonstrated financial need for every Rainier Scholar newly admitted to Seattle University.
Should I still go to college? Families, students in Washington reevaluate plans amid coronavirus
Seattle Times, May 7, 2020
Director of College Counseling, Derek Rogers, is quoted in this article about the impact of COVID-19 on college plans for students of color.
Rainier Scholars Executive Director Develops Leaders for the Next Generation
Puget Sound Business Journal, November 11, 2019
A 2019 Puget Sound Business Journal Woman of Influence, Sarah Smith describes her quest to alter the educational outcomes for historically underserved students and the defini[..]
`I didn’t know it was that bad`: Students learn about Washington’s school-funding system
Seattle Times, August 27, 2019
As part of their leadership development curriculum, our high school scholars try to solve pressing societal issues. Here, they take a deep dive into understanding and resolvi[..]