Reviving Summer Bridge: UCM Revisits a Promising Practice in Promoting Equity

As Missouri heat and humidity swells, the stress that often accompanies college life also begins to rise as Central Summer Academy students at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) head into midterm…just 14 days after class began. It’s the afternoon. Students are clustered around tables with tutors and peer mentors. By now, the routine is fully established: Breakfast is followed …