Momentum Blog

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. Incredible Application Numbers! Thanks to a massive push by staff and students ahead of the March 2nd deadline, 10,000 Degrees is celebrating our greatest tally ever – over…

According to a new report by California Competes, a policy and advocacy organization focusing on the state’s system of higher education, California’s high school graduation rates have increased significantly in recent years, but the percentage of those students who complete their college education continues to…

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. 8th Graders Visit College On Monday, February 5, the entire 8th grade class from Altimira Middle School toured Sacramento State – for many students, this was their very…

San Rafael, CA, January 18, 2018 – 10,000 Degrees, a leading college success nonprofit in California, has been awarded a multi-year Catalyst Grant from the Wellington Management Foundation to help launch program expansion to San Francisco, beginning at Balboa High School and City College of San…

The real estate team of Spiro Stratigos and Dorothy MacDougald, known as Spiro Marin at Zephyr Real Estate, is once again the No. 1 Top Producer for all of Novato in 2017, as well as Zephyr’s Top Producing Team in Marin. Spiro Marin’s philosophy is…

A quick recap of the ongoing work by our amazing students and staff from the previous month. Financial Aid Renewals For 10,000 Degrees college students, the focus turns to financial aid renewal, including the 10,000 Degrees Scholarship. As always, our goal is to make sure…

 This year on #GivingTuesday, 10,000 Degrees Sonoma State students gathered to give thanks to the many passionate donors who help make their college dreams come true. For more information about supporting 10,000 Degrees programs, contact Director of Development Caroline Silverstein at 415-451-4016 or csilverstein@10000degree.org

10,000 Degrees has “gone green” this year! As we continue to work hard to deliver to our donors and partners, we proudly release the first online version of our Annual Report. The report can also be downloaded and printed at your convenience. Also, we will…

On Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in downtown San Francisco, friends, family, and invited guests gathered for a wonderful event hosted by San Francisco State University. At the annual President’s Dinner and Alumni Hall of Fame Celebration, President Leslie E. Wong and…

According to a recent survey conducted by the Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan policy institute “dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans,” DACA has been “unreservedly good” for all Americans: Economy: Previous research has shown that DACA recipients will contribute $460.3 billion…