Project Beyond


Jacob Pflum"Project BEYOND provided me with a stepping-stone I needed to make a smooth transition into higher education. I am blessed to have been given the opportunity to partake in such a helpful program."

Jacob Pflum, student

Pre-admission intensive session for new freshmen

An intensive, on-campus, four-day summer session to begin socialization and readiness for college; it focuses on note-taking, study skills, test-taking strategies, giving presentations, professional writing, using university resources, applying for scholarships and accessing faculty assistance

Academic and personal support

Sessions include alternating structured and non-structured sessions and presentations from faculty, students, university leaders, support services, community health partners and other community leaders; non-structured sessions include pizza nights where students can ask questions, request discussion topics and conduct study groups


Free tutoring from the Office of Student Educational Services

Nurse mentor program

The opportunity to be assigned a mentor for a student's BSN education; mentors are Marquette faculty and professional nurses from the community, health care system. Contact Terrie Garcia, Project Coordinator: 414-288-3822.

NCLEX review

NCLEX review sessions offered to participants in the BSN Student Leadership program

Pre-graduation employment possibilities with health care partners

Assistance with employment opportunities through externs at Aurora Health Care and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Scholarship and stipend assistance

Assistance for students from underrepresented, minority and/or disadvantaged background who are eligible to apply and given additional help.

Focused programming to engage families

Examples are:



The Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

The center is designed as a nurse managed health center, under the auspices of the Marquette University College of Nursing, providing community access to health care services while enhancing educational opportunities for nursing students. Learn more about MNHC.