Meet the Interns: Ethan Picone

June 16th, 2013 Ethan is a graduate of Clemson University with a major in history and a concentration in African-American history.  A native of Peabody, Massachusetts, he recently finished his first year of law school at APP Cornerstone Member The University of...

Meet the Interns: Bo Morris

June 14th, 2013 Bo Morris graduated in May from APP Cornerstone Member Samford University with majors in political science and journalism/mass communication.  He is a native of Jacksonville, Alabama, and is a Southern Educational Leadership Intern with the Southern...

Montevallo High School Juniors Go to College

April 24th, 2013 Last Monday, Montevallo High School juniors got a taste of college life when they visited APP Higher Education Member University of Montevallo. The 40 Blueprints College Access Initiative students attended college classes, explored the historic...

What’s on your plate?

April 22nd, 2013 Temple Beth-El Earth Day Community Conversation Connects Local Food, Anti-Hunger Efforts On Saturday, I had the pleasure of joining Little Savannah Co-Owner Maureen Holt, a slow food advocate, for an Earth Day community conversation with Temple...

Forces for Good, Champions for Peace

March 31st, 2013 I hope that you are enjoying Holy Week and Passover with your friends and family. These celebrations, while very different, are defining holidays for Christians and Jews. As I reflected on the meanings behind them, I saw a common thread: freedom. We...

Do You Need Money for College?

March 28th, 2013 APP’s Blueprints College Access Initiative sponsoring FAFSA completion events in Chilton, Franklin, Perry, and Shelby Counties.  Through a collaboration with the Alabama Department of Education, members of its higher education alliance, and local...