​​​Alpha kappa alpha sorority, incorporated®

Beta Iota Omega Chapter

Chartered 1934 - Greensboro, North Carolina


The Beta Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® invites ninth through twelfth grade boys and girls to apply for the 2017-2018 BIO ASCEND Program. The free ASCEND℠  workshops will be held with students monthly.

ASCEND℠  focuses on the following key areas:

Developmental Skills

Applications, recommendations and transcripts are currently being accepted for the September 2017- June 2018 BIO ASCEND℠  program. The application packets should be received by September 12, 2017. The BIO ASCEND℠ Open House/Workshop is September 26th at 6-7:30PM at North Carolina A&T State University, Webb Hall Room 208. We welcome parents/guardians to attend the Open House/Workshop or they can pick up their student at the conclusion. Refreshments will be provided.  

Students in the ASCEND℠  program have an opportunity to receive academic enrichment and life skills training to support their journey to college or vocational employment.

The complete ASCEND℠  application packet includes the following:

1) The ASCEND℠  application;

2) GPA verification (a copy of last transcript); and

3) Letter of reference from a teacher, counselor, or school administrator. (Emailed letters are accepted)

Completed applications can be emailed with attachments to: bio1908ascend@gmail.com

Or mailed to:

Beta Iota Omega Chapter

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 

Attn: ASCEND Program  

 P.O. Box  20724
  Greensboro, NC 27420

Future ASCEND workshops will tentatively be held from 5:30-8 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month.

For additional information, please contact: Dr. Dawn Nail or Najla Norwood at bio1908ascend@gmail.com