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

Target Population:

First-year female students entering the university as a NC resident, and attended the SISTERS Summer of Success Program through the Aggie Success Academy Summer Bridge Program within the Center for Academic Excellence.

Summer Program Overview:

  • 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.
  • Freshman Members will be assigned a Peer Mentor from the S.I.S.T.E.R.S sophomore cohort.

Fall Program Overview:

  • Members will attend monthly meetings/workshops to enhance personal growth and development.
  • Members will be housed together in the same residence hall for their first year.
  • Members will also take College Success (FRST-101) as a cohort.
  • Students will participate in various campus and community events to enrich their college experience.
  • Freshman Members will be assigned a Peer Mentor from the S.I.S.T.E.R.S upperclass student cohort.

 Program Coordinator: Antja Dionne Caldwell, adcaldwe@ncat.edu or (336) 285-4097

Housing LLC Contact: Claudette Drake, cndrake@ncat.edu or 336-285-4950

Residence Hall Location: Aggie Suites F


To apply for the SISTERS Summer of Success Program within the Aggie Success Academy, apply using the link below.

Application will close on May 25th.