Author: Arely Lozano

Days 6 & 7 Recap: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida State University, University of South Florida, and the Road Back Home

On our Sixth (and second to last) day we got a chance to visit two more wonderful universities back in our home-state of Florida: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Florida State University. Both of these neighboring Universities in the state capital—Tallahassee—sit amidst beautiful landscapes including hills, greenery and unique architecture. Students of the 2018 Read More …

Day 5 Recap: Dillard University and Xavier University, Depart for Tallahassee

Day Five of the 2018 Y College Tour continued with visits to two more HBCUs while still in Louisiana—both in New Orleans, relatively small (i.e., under 10,000 students) and linked to religious institutions. First we toured Dillard University, a private, historically black liberal arts college founded in 1930 after incorporating earlier institutions that dated back Read More …

Day 5 Itinerary

“They Y College Tour inspires me to expand your horizons!” – Jade Sapp (2017-18 Y College Tour Student) “The Y College Tour inspires me to do better in my search of colleges and possibilities! – Chanieya O’Neal (2016-18 Y College Tour Student) “The Y College Tour inspires me to go out, learn more about myself, Read More …

Day 2 Recap: Tuskegee University, the Dexter Parsonage Museum, the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and Odessa’s Blessing

Day two of the 2018 Y College Tour started even earlier than the day before, but it was well worth it! Our day began with a nice 6 am breakfast at the hotel in Alabama. Then we departed for our visit to Tuskegee University. Tuskegee University is, like B-CU, a private, historically black college or Read More …