Monthly Archives: August 2012

August 27, 2012

D2 Center Students Participate in UNO Service Learning Project: Business Spanish

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This past summer, the D2 Center kicked off a partnership with our colleagues at the UNO Service Learning Academy P-16 Initiative, a program that brings together area P-12 students with UNO curriculum through service learning experiences that “connect learning outcomes with community identified needs while meeting curriculum and course standards.” The UNO P-16 Initiative works in partnership with Building Bright Futures, the parent organization of the D2 Center.

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August 16, 2012

D2 Center Back-to-School Blitz

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On Sunday, August 12, 2012, the D2 Center celebrated the start of the school year with our students, parents, youth advocates (Youth Academic Navigators, called YANs) and staff. We started off with a meal of pizza, pop, veggies, and cookies, followed by an introduction to the D2 Center from director Greg Emmel. The D2 Center supports out-of-school students returning to an educational program, and offers elective credit classes along with the Careers & Community Engagement Program, where students explore various careers paths and learn resume-building, interview skills and other soft skills to help with future careers.

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