SISTERS Summer of Success

S.I.S.T.E.R.S. (Students Inspiring Success Through Education Retention and Service) is a  retention-focused mentoring program designed to promote overall academic and social development in female students at North Carolina A&T. 

S.I.S.T.E.R.S. Summer of Success is a Challenging and Rewarding Pre-College Residential Program. 
This program provides a transitional experience in preparation for the fall semester.  Participants of the program will reside on campus for 6 weeks during the second summer session (June 27th-August 2nd). While in this program, participants will achieve early successes, generate credit hours, and have an advantage in becoming acclimated to the campus environment in advance of the rest of the freshman class. This program is designed to equip young women with the skills needed to have a successful academic career at A&T.

Target Population
First-year female students entering the university as a North Carolina resident.

Participants of this program will:

  • Take 2 required general education courses earning 6 credit hours.
  • Receive one-on-one tutoring with a Certified Learning Specialist.
  • Attend weekly Writing Workshops to strengthen their writing abilities.
  • Participate in a variety of workshops promoting personal and professional development.
  • Participate in social activities that promote relationship building and a sense of belonging.
  • Have the opportunity to build a network of NC A&T Faculty, Staff, and Alumni.
  • Be admitted into the S.I.S.T.E.R.S. Female Mentoring Program.
  • Be assigned a Peer Mentor during their freshman year.

Application will close on May 25th. To apply select the link below. 


Program Director: Antja Dionne Caldwell,, 336-285-4097

Housing LLC Contact: Claudette Drake,, 336-285-4950