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Liberty Partnerships Program

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Liberty Logo The Onondaga Community College Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) provides comprehensive support services to 200 at-risk students at Corcoran, Fowler, Henninger and Nottingham High Schools in the Syracuse City School District.

Students in the Onondaga Community College Liberty Partnerships Program enroll in grades 9-12 with a commitment to maintaining enrollment in the Program through graduation and the first year of post-secondary education or career. Throughout their tenure in LPP, students benefit from comprehensive academic support services and special programming to ensure a successful transition from high school to post-secondary education or a meaningful career. Graduating LPP students are also able to earn scholarships from selected LPP-sponsoring colleges and universities.

Workforce preparation programming, which is overseen by trained staff, includes year-round grade and age appropriate activities to prepare students to make positive, informed career decisions; resume development, and interviewing workshops; career site visits; guest speakers; and job shadowing and internships at the eleventh and twelfth grade levels.

 Academic support services provided:

 

  • Tutoring in basic skills as needed
  • Homework assistance
  • SAT examination preparation and review
  • Study skills
  • Academic support workshops
  • Placement/Diagnostic testing
  • Individual Learning Plans

Onondaga Community College LPP activities:

  • Guest speakers both at the high schools and on campus
  • Workforce preparation and academic enrichment activities
  • Transition strategy workshops as students prepare for college or careers

College and career readiness:

  • Career-awareness strategies
  • College field trips
  • SAT/ACT preparation
  • College credit courses