ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT WYATT COLE JONES, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

UNC Charlotte | North Carolina, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

" I am thrilled to be united with game changers across the world rallying around issues of such deep significance. I am energized by the desire of the Millennium Fellows to strengthen both local and global communities. I want to use this opportunity and these connections to better the landscape of educational access in both Charlotte and North Carolina. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: UNCC-CMS College Bridge

The UNCC-CMS College Bridge's primary goal is to increase accessibility of college entrance to students in the Charlotte area who may be unsure of their ability to pursue a higher educational career. Mentoring relationships between UNC-Charlotte students and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students will allow CMS students a direct contact within the sphere of higher education. UNCC students will be there to answer questions about academics, their career goals, the financial reality of attending a four-year university, and any other concerns these high school students have. Our goal is to create 50 mentoring relationships by December 2020.

About the Millennium Fellow

Cole Jones is a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte studying Psychology and Economics. His interests lie in diverse arenas spanning cognitive and behavioral science, philosophy, and developmental economics. He is active in the UNCC Chapter of Wine to Water and Amnesty International. He served as a Citizen Science intern with Clean Air Carolina working to place PM2.5 air quality monitors in all 100 of North Carolina's counties.

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