ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT TREY LEVEQUE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Arizona State University | Arizona, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

" I am so honored to have the opportunity to be a Millennium Fellow to not only represent the Millennium Campus Network but to also grow as a leader in my community by developing and applying my leadership skills through hands-on community work. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Reach Higher - UpNext Initiative

The work at Reach Higher directly relates to UN Goal #4, as we work to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The purpose of the evaluation that Reach Higher is conducting is to assess the impact of the texting intervention, UpNext, on college enrollment and persistence outcomes for high school seniors. The intervention’s goal is to provide students with important information about college, financial aid tasks, and deadlines they need to complete during senior year to pursue postsecondary education. The texts identify useful resources students can access to complete these tasks and may also invite students to text back and ask questions or receive further assistance from students in college or professional college advisor.

About the Millennium Fellow

Trey Leveque is a student at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona majoring in Business (Global Politics) while also working to earn a certificate in Cross-Sector Leadership. He is involved in the Dean’s Advisory Council, Next Generation Service Corps, Medallion Scholars Program, and the Student Alumni Association. He is very passionate about helping others and has held numerous roles with Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership, Special Olympics Arizona, and many other organizations.

This fall, Trey will be continuing his work with Michelle Obama's college access campaign, Reach Higher, through being a fellow for their evidence-based texting program UpNext. The team that he will be overseeing will be texting the first cohort of 150,000 students, with an emphasis on first-generation, low income, and minority students. UpNext, advances in SDG #4, by ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all, as well as UNAI #5 with the focus on access to higher education.

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