Dream Connectors provides seventh-grade students with the opportunity to learn about diverse career opportunities available in Upstate South Carolina.
This program is capstone project from members of the Riley Institute at Furman’s South Carolina Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) that consists of programs that connect students at the Hughes Academy of Science and Technology and Lakeview Middle School with learning opportunities at Greenville Health System (GHS) and other Upstate businesses.
The Greenville County School District and the Dream Connectors team allows for an extensive and unique experience.
- Classroom exposure to career opportunities in health care and high-tech manufacturing
- On-site visits to workplaces
- Follow up classroom sessions to deepen understanding of the experience
- First-hand knowledge about careers
GHS is proud to be a part of a program that aspires to open the minds of middle school students to the many opportunities available in the Upstate.
Visit the Riley Institute’s Dream Connectors page to learn more.