University of San Diego developing Black student initiative for rising 6th graders

To uplift Black students in San Diego County, the University of San Diego is developing an initiative to better pave the way towards higher education.

Starting next summer, USD’s School of Learning and Education Sciences is launching its Black Ingenious Initiative known as BiGI.

“I wish I had a program like this when I was younger, mine was so much more of fitting the pieces,” said Novien Yarber, PhD.

Fortunately, Yarber’s parents laid down that foundation to help him fit those pieces together.

“I needed someone to invest in my genius at a very young age. And that’s how I arrived here today,” said Yarber.

Read more on CBS 8.


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