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“I was on fire when visiting high schools to inspire students to attend college, I realized that many students were told they weren’t college material, so I said to myself what can I do about it”

Dr. Theresa Price, Founder/ Executive Director of National College Resources Foundation

Our History

A timeline of events.


NCRF began its service to underserved and underrepresented students in 1999 in response to California Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action policies at state colleges, disrupting the already tenuous relationship between minorities and college admissions.  On February 26th of the following year, NCRF hosted the First Annual Black College Expo™ at the Los Angeles Convention Center, an event that highlights Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) and other postsecondary institutions to provide admissions and scholarship information to the 35,000 students, parents, and other visitors in attendance.


NCRF Expands its flagship event Black College Expo to additional cities


NCRF begins Tutoring Program


NCRF begins educational consulting, mentoring and college and career planning services


The Emergence of the Movement Enrichment program


Latino College Expo Emerges

S.T.E.A.M Expo Emerges


NCRF partners with Cal States & UC’s to build liquid rocket laboratories and increase diversity in STEM fields

Emergence of STEAM Mobile

HBCU/Ivy League College Tours


Emergence of The Power of Me Tour

HBCU Combine & 7on7 Showcase


Emergence of HBCU Basketball Showcase

National College Resources Foundation begins collaboration with Urban League

upcoming expos
New York Black College Expo
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Miami College Expo
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Students Think S.T.E.A.M. Expo
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7th Annual

New York

Black College Expo

September 29, 2018
10:00 am
5:00 pm
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2nd Annual


The College Expo

October 20, 2018
9:00 am
5:00 pm
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5th Annual

Los Angeles

S.T.E.A.M. Expo

October 25, 2018
9:00 am
3:00 pm
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College, Careers & Beyond.

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