Need an extra $1,000 to help cover college tuition? Of course you do! Thanks to our friends at Get Schooled, we’ve got a super easy opportunity for all our students headed to college next year. All you need to do is tweet #FAFSA at @GetSchooled AND @unicontigo. The more times you tweet, the more entries you get. […]

We asked Atlanta Leadership Academy student, Taliyah Holloway, how her senior year is wrapping up. She blew us away when she said she has a 4.0! We can’t wait to see where she is headed next. Her opportunities are limitless! “Im excited I just got accepted into Georgia State and I’m waiting to hear back […]

On Friday, thanks to our partners Feld Entertainment, Phase 3 Marketing and Chick-fil-A, Johnathan Lee Iverson, the first African-American Ringmaster in 129 years and 15 year Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baileys Ringmaster, came to the Usher’s New Look office to speak to our Atlanta high school Leadership Academy students about how to follow their […]

Angela Soto just joined New Look’s Milwaukee chapter this year. She is a freshman at Golda Mier High School and is already excelling in our Four Pillars: Talent, Education, Career, and Service. Her talent is helping others and she’s decided to pursue a career in the medical field. Angela is well on her way to achieving this […]

Thirteen New Look Detroit Academy students (9th-12th graders) experienced a “finding the right college” workshop led by Accenture employees. The workshop helped them discover the right major and minor, learn the importance of developing a college portfolio and provided students with resources to help with their college search. This networking session helped students create effective elevator speeches […]

Last week, Usher’s New Look took to Cincinnati, Ohio to train over seven hundred 7th through 12th grade students in our Powered by Service leadership training! Next Fall, some of these students will be eligible to take our Music Industry Leadership career course at their high schools, which teaches students about various entertainment industry related […]

A group of executives from our partner Ford Motor Company recently cashed in on their auction prize from last year’s 15th Year Celebration Luncheon! They received a boxing lesson for eight people from boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard at his home in Los Angeles. New Look Founder, Usher, plays Sugar Ray in the upcoming biopic Hands […]

Know a young person who is Powered by Service in their community? Nominate them for the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship. New Look Atlanta student Mary-Pat Hector is a former recipient of the scholarship. Reach out to us at jsmith@ushersnewlook.org if you have questions about the application process. Apply now at http://kohlskids.com/

Steve Harvey​ and Coca-Cola​ are partnering to give 20 teens and their moms a mentorship experience at the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Academy. Each teen wins a $5,000 #Scholarship! Nominate a teen or yourself at https://cocacola.promo.eprize.com/payitforward2015/

Sunday, in honor of The Grammy’s, we partnered with our sponsor Southwest Airlines to turn Concourse C of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport into one big Grammy pre-party! Southwest invited New Look’s alumni choir to sing Grammy-nominated songs and spread the word about Usher’s New Look for those waiting to board flights to Los Angeles. They turned the […]

Congrats to Atlanta Academy Senior, Zhane, whose poem about her father recently received an Editor’s Choice Award from TeenInk.com! Zhane’s passions are writing, acting and directing. She is currently deciding on a college and has received numerous offers. Wherever she goes, we know her talent will shine! Check out her beautifully written poem below. MORE THAN […]

New Look Mogul in Training Maryka Carter is a Junior in College at Edinboro University studying speech-language pathology. Check out her blog below on making the Deans List! “I made it out of last school year with a cumulative GPA of 1.37, along with being on academic probation & Financial aid probation. The transition of coming […]

You know who Rosa Parks is, but have you heard of a 15-year-old girl named Claudette Colvin? Chances are, you probably have not, but believe it or not, this young girl was also arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus nine months before Rosa Parks did the same. So, how […]

Usher’s New Look recently took over six schools in the Brooklyn area and certified 200 students with our Powered by Service day-long leadership curriculum! Check out the recaps and quotes from each school below! December 2, 2014 Park Slope Middle School Park Place Community School   On December 2, 2014, Program Strategy Manager, James Harris, Atlanta […]