Supporting Our Alumni During Small Business Saturday

Do you want to support small businesses while shopping for your holiday gifts? We are highlighting some of our alumni who are small business owners. The 2021 Small Business Saturday Guide Latoya Gresham is a Class of 2004 graduate, and owner of Lillie’s Lotus. She specializes in creating authentic gemstone bracelets to facilitate physical and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2014

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Achievements | Fall 2021

The Fall 2021 edition of Achievements is here! Read all about the latest at An Achievable Dream, including our back-to-school celebrations, stories of our community leaders, and our alumni features!

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2013

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2012?

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Profiles in Leadership: Adelia Thompson, Chief of Staff and Acting Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Newport University

We would like to congratulate CNU President Paul Trible on his recently announced retirement. Mr. Trible’s contributions to the university and to this community are unparalleled. His dedicated servant leadership sets an example we can all emulate. Mr. Trible has led a team to establish and lead one of the finest universities in Virginia, and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2011

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series is a reflection from AAD president and CEO, Dr. Lee Vreeland, on each alumni…. Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2010

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Motivated, Educated, Vaccinated!

When COVID-19 vaccines were approved for public distribution, the coordination of making the vaccine available throughout the region quickly became a community effort. When An Achievable Dream received a request to support Riverside Health System’s vaccine distribution by utilizing our elementary school and middle and high school in the southeast community as vaccine clinic locations,… Read more »

Meet Rickey Taylor, Class of 2021

If you ask Rickey Taylor’s friends and family to describe him, you might hear words like: playful, loves to laugh, upbeat, always smiling, hard-working, caring, funny, and responsible. Rickey describes himself similarly: “I’m extremely playful and fun-loving,” he says. But he is also a high-achiever. Rickey is going into the Air Force Reserves and will… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2009

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2008

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Achievements | Summer 2021

The Summer 2021 edition of Achievements is here! Read all about the latest at An Achievable Dream, including our celebration of the Class of 2021, stories of our community leaders, and our excitement about the upcoming school year!

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2007

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2006

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2005

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2004

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2003

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? An Update from the Class of 2002

As we continue our alumni series, “Where Are They Now,” travel in time with us as we follow our graduates on their journeys and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. Also featured in this series are each graduating class’s sponsor to share their inspiration for supporting their class and… Read more »

Announcing Alumni Series Kick-Off: Where Are They Now?

Travel in time with us as we follow our alumni on their journeys after graduation and discover how An Achievable Dream made a positive impact on their lives. In this series, we will feature our alumni beginning with the very first graduating class of 2001 to highlight how they have manifested their Dreams. Also featured… Read more »

PRA Group Donates $300,000 to An Achievable Dream to Support Equity in Education

Press release originally published by PRA Group NORFOLK, Va., June 14, 2021 — PRA Group (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, today announced a $300,000 donation to support An Achievable Dream’s efforts to bringing equity to education. An Achievable Dream (AAD) is a nationally recognized K–12 program dedicated to the… Read more »