Graduate Support Programs for Alumni and Parents


Alumni Social events

Alumni are always welcome back to the Academy! We hope you will join us for alumni events where grads can reconnect with other SILA brothers, faculty and GSP staff!


First Friday Open Gym & Game Night
Join us for basketball, dodgeball, board games and more! Snacks and beverages provided! Mark your calendar for the FIRST FRIDAY of each month in the Academy’s gym from 5:00-7:30 PM.

Friday, September 6th from 5:00-7:30 PM

Friday, October 4th from 5:00-7:30 PM

Friday, November 1st from 5:00-7:30 PM

Alumni Happy Hour

Annual Alumni Football Game
Saturday, November 29, 2019
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Riverside Park & the Academy
Join us at the park for a fun game of touch football followed by lunch at the Academy. Open to alumni of all ages!


Preparing for High School

The GSP team is here to help guide you through the high school application process and more!


High School Fair


College Bound Programs

There is lot to do to prepare for college. GSP offers programs for alumni and their parents or guardians including college tours, college application and FAFSA assistance, SAT prep classes and tutoring, and college counseling and guidance.


College Readiness Class
For high school juniors and seniors and their parents or guardians. Learn about the college application and financial aid processes and how our GSP team can get you ready. All classes are held at the Academy and dinner is provided.

College Readiness Class #1
Monday, Sept. 23, 2019
5:30-7:30 PM

College Readiness Class #2
Monday, October 28, 2019
5:30-7:30 PM

College Readiness Class #3
Monday, November 25, 2019
5:30-7:30 PM

College Tours
GSP will be providing transportation to several local colleges this Fall. Tours are open to high school seniors, juniors and sophomores (if space permits).

College Tour #1 - Friday, October 18th
Howard Community College and
Howard University

College Tour #2 - Saturday, November 9th

October 7, 2019
6:00-8:00 PM at the Academy
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens on October 1, 2019 and is an annual application college students need to complete to be eligible for College Financial Aid. FAFSA Night is open to all high school seniors and their parents/guardians and dinner is provided. GSP will provide computers and help walk applicants through the online application process. Attendees should bring documents including their most recent Federal tax return.