New York, January 5, 2018 – – Student Sponsor Partners (SSP), a non-profit organization focused on educating at-risk New York City students, is pleased to announce the selection of Debra Vizzi as its new Executive Director. Ms. Vizzi, who was selected after an extensive search, will join SSP in March 2018. Debra brings a wealth […]
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We believe it is important for SSP high school seniors and juniors to tour various colleges and universities before applying to the college/university of their choice. SSP’s College and Career team recently escorted our seniors and juniors to tour the Stonybrook University campus. They learned a lot about all the University has to offer.
Student Sponsor Partners (SSP) is proud to report that in recognition of its excellent fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency, it has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. “SSP values the commitment and support of our donors, sponsors, and mentors to improving the lives of deserving […]
Pathways to Achievement Bronx, New York: It has been a stellar year for eighteen-year-old Victor Gautreaux. He was inducted into the National Honor Society and most recently won the Student Sponsor Partners (SSP)’s Peter M. Flanigan Scholarship. If that weren’t enough, he was invited to an exclusive invitation only event where First Lady Michelle Obama spoke […]
Gretchen Rubin, the author of several books, including New York Times Best Sellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, was the featured guest at an SSP Sponsor Breakfast. Gretchen, who is an SSP sponsor and mentor to an SSP student, shared her insights on best practices to better connect with your […]
We are so proud of SSP alumna, Emely Cuello, who is featured as Grad of the Week in The74million.org. Emily is attending Fordham University. Read her inspiring success story here.
End-of-Year Mentor and Mentee Picnic in Central Park on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The weather was beautiful, the burgers were delicious. Mentors and their mentees enjoyed talking, relaxing, and playing a little frisbee!
SSP’s Executive Director, Denise Williams, speaking with President Bill Clinton about SSP’s work and the importance of a quality education for low income students in NYC, at the Sixth Annual Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting in Atlanta. About the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)—an […]
SSP End of the Year Celebration Picnic Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 Time: 12:00pm – 03:00pm Location: Central Park Great Hill North (Enter park at W 106th St, New York, NY, ) Help us celebrate the achievements of our amazing senior class and the great work you’ve done as a mentor at our end of year picnic. […]
Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Wined Up Wine Bar (913 Broadway, New York, NY, 10010) Join us at Wined Up Wine Bar for a social gathering of SSP Mentors and friends. Please feel free to bring your colleagues, friends, and family. Cash bar. Happy Hour pricing will be […]