Blugold Beginnings is a program that works to educate and inspire students, especially underrepresented, low income or first generation students, to believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable, and available at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and other institutions. Blugold Beginnings offers a variety of programs to promote a college-going culture and to help students obtain a higher education. All students are provided with: mentoring/role models, career exploration, monthly events, tutoring and study skills, leadership skills, college planning, and ACT preparation.
Target issue and group: Education and training, talent attraction and retention, and overcoming barriers; Middle and high school students
Scope: Eau Claire area
Responsible organizations: Blugold Beginnings/UW-Eau Claire
Employer involvement: None