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U.S. Bank Gives $250,000 Challenge Grant to Summit Academy OIC To Support “1,000 GED Campaign”

December 2016 MINNEAPOLIS – MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 13, 2016) – Summit Academy OIC has received a $250,000 challenge grant from U.S. Bank to help fund its “1,000 GED Campaign” – a first-of-its-kind contextualized program that enables individuals to earn a GED and then also become certified in a construction or healthcare specialty in only 30 weeks. U.S. Bank is the first corporation to fund the campaign, aimed at reaching 1,000 GEDs by 2020 and is challenging other corporations to join the effort. Read more…
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Summit Academy OIC Awarded $525,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust

Dollars Earmarked for Improving School Facilities June 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (June, 2016) – Summit Academy OIC has received a $525,000 investment from the Otto Bremer Trust (OBT), which has chosen to embark on a multi-year partnership in support of the north Minneapolis nonprofit organization. Summit empowers adults residing in the most economically depressed neighborhoods in the Twin Cities to become educated, employed, contributing members of society. Read more…
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Summit Academy OIC Hosts Construction Skills Expo

November 10 Event to Inform Local Women and Minorities About Training Opportunities Integral to Working on the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project (PDF)
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