KCHS seniors (pictured) attended workshops with Jane-Ellen Collins at the end of January. Students received a crash-course on what it means to be a freshman in college. Topics covered included roommate issues, laundry, planning a schedule, balancing studies and fun, where to go for academic help and a lot more! Consistently rated a favorite Shepherds […]
Shepherds students (pictured here with Timex CEO Tobias Reiss-Schmidt and Timex staff) enjoyed a great day at Timex headquarters in Middlebury, CT. Employees from numerous departments presented their career paths. Timex generously sponsored our Career Day, with supplemental funding from the Near & Far Aid Association in Fairfield, CT. Thank you to Timex staff for providing Shepherd Students […]
On Thursday evening, October 11th, Shepherds, a mentoring and scholarship non-profit based in Bridgeport, will celebrate 20 years of “changing students lives” with a gala at The Inn at Longshore in Westport. The evening will feature highly respected TV journalist and co-anchor of ABC News’ Nightline, Byron Pitts, speaking on his inspiring life experience growing up in inner city Baltimore and overcoming the challenges of illiteracy and a speech impediment.
In preparation for our 20th Anniversary celebration in October, Shepherds is working with Westport ad agency wsaa and Greenwich videographer Gus Cantavero to videotape interviews with mentors, students and alumni. The team was on site at both Kolbe Cathedral and Notre Dame this week speaking to a number of people whose lives have been changed […]
Notre Dame Alumnus, LA entertainment lawyer, pastor, author and community builder, Marc. T. Little, returned to campus to visit with other alumni, learn about the school’s Shepherd program and share his experiences.
Fairfield County’s Giving Day is Thursday, March 1st. Shepherds has been changing students’ lives here in Fairfield County for 20 years. Visit FCGives.org to donate today.
In 1998, Shepherds started with 7 freshmen at Kolbe Cathedral High School. Over 250 alumni later, we are celebrating 20 years of Changing Lives…One Student at a Time. Mark your calendar for our 20th anniversary dinner on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Inn at Longshore in Westport.
Starting at midnight on March 10th, 2015, join Shepherds and the rest of Fairfield County as we come together and celebrate the INCREDIBLE local non-profit organizations of Fairfield county who strengthen the place we all call home. This is a celebration of philanthropy and a great way to partner with Shepherds to help us change […]
Shepherds hosted a career day for its students at Pfizer’s labs in Groton, CT on November 3rd, 2015. The day was filled with great career advice from two separate professional panels: a Science Professional panel made up of Veterinarians, Chemists, Statisticians and Biologists, as well as a Business Support pannel made up of Human Resource, […]