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Press Release
March 24, 2017
Jasmine Burrell from Green Street Academy Wins 2017 Scholar of the Year from CollegeBound Foundation

On Time on CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
January 1, 2017
Marcus Washington talks with David LaNore and Qiana Cheatham from the CollegeBound Foundation. 

Baltimore Sun
December 29, 2016
Marylander of the Year: Kevin Plank

The 74
November 3, 2016
As Education Advocate Michelle Obama Leaves White House, What’s Role for the Next First Spouse?

Press Release
August 4, 2016
B-Power: Paving the Way for a Stronger Baltimore

Baltimore Sun
July 25, 2016
Kevin Plank donates $1 million to Baltimore's CollegeBound Foundation

Press Release
July 22, 2016
CollegeBound Announces $1 Million Gift!

Baltimore Sun
May 18, 2016
CollegeBound receives $3.5 million donation for more resources for Baltimore students

Press Release
May 17, 2016
CollegeBound Announces $3.5 Million Gift!

Baltimore Sun
April 29, 2016
Western High School Celebrates "College Signing Day"

Op-Ed
City Schools' Students Give Us Hope

April 29, 2015

NBC News - Education Nation
April 14, 2016
Supporting our Students: It Takes Everyone

National Public Radio - Education Desk
March 4, 2016
Fixing The Freshman Year: Here's What College Sophomores Say

Maryland Daily Record - Path to Excellence Magazine
January 20, 2016
Sisters in Law - Rosie the Lawyer program teaches high-school girls about legal profession

Baltimore Times
January 1, 2016
City Schools' students encouraged to apply for $1.5 million in college scholarships

On Time on CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
December 20, 2015
Host Gigi Barnett speaks with CollegeBound Program Director Jimmy Tadlock and CollegeBound CAPS Terri Williams 

Midday on WYPR
December 1, 2015
What's The Best Way For Low Income Students To Get To College?

Baltimore Pioneers
October 23, 2015
City Schools' Host Amaya English sits down with CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz and former CollegeBound advisor Phil Thompson

Baltimore Sun
October 20, 2015
CollegeBound helps Baltimore kids become college material

Maryland Daily Record - CollegeBound Alumni Profile
October 20, 2015
Brandon Scott, Baltimore City Councilman, 2nd District

Baltimore Sun
October 13, 2015
In return visit, Cummings brings job, mentoring resources to Forest Park students

Baltimore Law
Fall, 2015
Giving Their All: UB Law Alumni Make a Difference in Baltimore

Maryland Daily Record
July 17, 2015
27th Annual CollegeBound Scholars’ Luncheon is Organization’s Biggest Celebration Yet

CBS Baltimore (WJZ)
July 5, 2015
"On Time" Interviews CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz and CollegeBound Advisor Natasha Blake

CNN
May 2, 2015
Baltimore teen: 'Are we human?'

The Diamondback
March 27, 2015
Bill to help low-income students attend college passes in the House

Press Release
March 4, 2015
CollegeBound Welcomes Four New Board Members 

Maryland Daily Record
February 26, 2015
CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz included in 2015 Top 100 Women in Maryland.

Marketplace - National Public Radio (NPR)
January 28, 2015
CollegeBound specialist Terri Williams speaks with Marketplace reporter Amy Scott on the pending FAFSA simplification bill.

Center Maryland
December 9, 2014
CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz talks to Center Maryland about the CollegeBound Urban Scholars Program.

Press Release
December 4, 2014
CollegeBound Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Maryland Public Television - You Can Afford College
November 24, 2014
CollegeBound Associate Program Director Emmanuel Manu discusses college access with host Yolanda Vazquez.

Baltimore Fishbowl
November 7, 2014
Freeman Hrabowski Talks About What College Means to Him

Press Release
November 6, 2014
CollegeBound Launches New Video Series, Hosts Awards Ceremony, to Support Baltimore City Public Schools' College Awareness Month

WBAL TV
November 6, 2014
CollegeBound Foundation preps high school seniors

Maryland Daily Record - CollegeBound Alumni Profiles
October, 2014 
Chaz Arnett,  Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Amber N. Nolley, Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Aaron D. Parker, Circuit Court for Baltimore City
Alicia L. Wilson, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

Center Maryland - Interview with CollegeBound Executive Director Cassie Motz
October, 14, 2014
http://centermaryland.org/index.php?option=com_jusertube&view=fullpage&Itemid=216

Baltimore Times - Walmart pitches in for CollegeBound students
August 8, 2014
http://baltimoretimes-online.com/news/2014/aug/15/walmart-pitches-college-bound-students/

Press Release
July 2, 2014
CollegeBound Executive Director Appointed as New Regent at University System of Maryland 

Press Release
July 1, 2014
CollegeBound Adds Urban Scholars Program