Carleton's "second chance" program celebrates 1,600 grads

April 12, 2007

The Enriched Support Program at Carleton University celebrated its10th anniversary yesterday.  The program was launched by the university's Centre for Initiatives on Education (CIE) in 1996, offering "second chances" to students who struggled in high school, or have to balance a heavy work/family life -- making university possible for students who might not otherwise be able to attend.  The program began with 42 students, and now has 250 -- as well as 1,600 grads gone on to careers in law, psychology and cognitive science.  Today at Carleton