New Rochelle – White Plains Alumni Chapter

The HBCU Tour Initiative organized by the New Rochelle-White Plains chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., represents a significant and enriching endeavor for the community. This annual tour is designed to expose young adults to the unique educational and cultural experiences offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The primary aim of this initiative is to inspire and inform students about the rich heritage and diverse academic opportunities available at HBCUs. It’s a comprehensive journey that not only includes visits to various campuses but also incorporates informational sessions, interaction with college faculty and students, and participation in cultural and educational events hosted by these institutions.

A key aspect of this tour is its focus on community engagement. Young adults from the New Rochelle and White Plains areas, many of whom may not have had previous exposure to college environments, are given a firsthand look at college life. This experience is particularly invaluable as it demystifies higher education, making it more accessible and relatable. Moreover, the initiative underscores the importance of higher education in personal and professional development. It’s an opportunity for students to learn about different academic programs, scholarship opportunities, and career paths.

The involvement of Kappa Alpha Psi alumni and members in the tour provides mentorship, offering insights into college success and life beyond graduation. The HBCU Tour Initiative is more than just a series of campus visits; it’s a transformative experience that broadens horizons, nurtures aspirations, and strengthens community bonds. It empowers young individuals by providing them with knowledge, resources, and inspiration to pursue higher education and achieve their full potential. The commitment of the New Rochelle-White Plains chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi in organizing this tour exemplifies their dedication to educational excellence and community upliftment.

Lower Hudson Valley Diamond Foundation

HBCU College Tour 2024

Sunday, March 24 – Friday, March 29, 2024