EOP Excels At offering avenues to college success
Sharing stories of assistance, memories and relationships
A legacy of helping others on Marquette Hall's 4th floor
By Brittany Carloni, Thomas Conroy and Madeline Pieschel
The Educational Opportunity Program requires that all of its first-year students receive tutoring for at least one class; other students may take advantage of it through graduation. #loweclass shares the perspectives of someone who tutors, someone who is tutored and a coordinator.
What it means to relocate EOP to Coughlin Hall
By Jenna Ebbers, Estefania Elizondo and Caroline Roers
For 45 years, the Educational Opportunity Program helped to shape futures and create memories on the fourth floor of Marquette Hall. #loweclass reports on how EOP's staff members feel about the program having to relocate recently onto two floors inside Coughlin Hall.
Decades of high standards and hugs
By Elizabeth Baker, Dewayne Gage, Henry Greening, Teran Powell, Natalie Ragusin
The Educational Opportunity Program has helped to transform Marquette University and Milwaukee in many ways, large and small, since its creation in the late 1960s. #loweclass presents here personal reflections from six individuals for whom EOP made a major difference.
The former Marquette men's basketball player (1966 to 1969) reflects on how his team advocated for diversity on campus.
The physician ('92) shares how EOP helped create the chance to extend his spirituality through medicine and community service.
The recent Marquette alumnae (Ed '13) talks about the standards of hard work and dedication that EOP sets for its students.
The assistant professor and McNair scholar mentor (Nurs '97, Grad '01, '10) describes the family bonds that form within EOP.
The program's retired director discusses how EOP welcomes its students into a special close-knit community at Marquette.
The former office secretary of 32 years – also known as the "EOP mama" – recalls her special relationship with students.
This website was created as part of a fall 2014 digital journalism course in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University. Led by instructor (and EOP alumnus) Herbert Lowe, #loweclass consisted Elizabeth Baker, Brittany Carloni, Thomas Conroy, Jenna Ebbers, Estefania Elizondo, Dewayne Gage, Henry Greening, Madeline Kennedy, Madeline Pieschel, Teran Powell, Natalie Ragusin, Roque Redondo, Caroline Roers, Devi Shastri and Robyn St. John.