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    KIPP Students Visit Campus


    Over seventy 8th graders, who participate in the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP), visited campus on Friday, September 17th. One of their stops for the day was a visit to the Irwin Academic Services Center for a tour and a chance to meet nine Illini student-athletes. The student-athletes shared what their college experience has been like with the young students. This college prep public charter school, located on the west side of Chicago , is one of eighty-two KIPP schools nationwide. Its mission is to prepare students in underserved communities for success in college and life.


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