American Graduate

Innovation Conversation: Middle School Moment

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI’s Innovation Trail for a community conversation event about the dropout crisis in Rochester and upstate New York, part of WXXI American Graduate Week

 

On-Demand Pomp: Under the Circumstances: A Virtual Commencement

Watch On-Demand: Attend virtual graduation. Hear excerpts from commencement speeches and messages to the class of 2020 from a variety of public figures -- journalists, philanthropists, sports figures, historians, writers and performers - and from the students themselves.

Pomp: Under the Circumstances: A Virtual Commencement

Mon, 06/22/2020 - 2:00pm

Attend virtual graduation. Hear excerpts from commencement speeches and messages to the class of 2020 from a variety of public figures -- journalists, philanthropists, sports figures, historians, writers and performers - and from the students themselves.

Seneca Waterways Exploring

Exploring Discover Your FutureSENECA WATERWAYS EXPLORING is a program for high school students  to check out careers they are interested in.  Through a variety of available career programs, groups of students learn more about a particular field through hands-on activities led by people out in the real world.

Did you ever wonder what it’s really like to be a veterinarian or vet tech? Or a firefighter or EMT? What it’s like to be an attorney and try a case in front of actual judges? Do you like to work in cars and wonder if auto mechanics is the career for you? So, you think you want to be an engineer – do you know that there are many different kinds of engineers out there?

Why wait until after high school to find out what it’s like in a career field?  Learn more about program events and how to join. 


Watch On-Demand: College Behind Bars

Watch On-Demand: A four-part documentary film series that tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees.

VOCES: The Pushouts On-Demand

Winner of the 2018 Imagen Award for Best Documentary, “The Pushouts” is an inspiring story about the resilience of young people and how the support of caring adults offers hope. 

Journey To Jobs On-Demand

JOURNEY TO JOBS is a one-hour special, presented as part of the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative, public media’s commitment to help communities illuminate pathways to gainful employment in America. Explore local stories at: https://wxxi.org/grad

Intelligent Lives: Opening Doors On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: Narrated by Academy-Award nominee Chris Cooper, this film follows three young adults with intellectual disabilities and how they navigate school, college and workforce.

College Behind Bars

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 9:00pm

A four-part documentary film series that tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees.

Journey To Jobs on WXXI-World

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 8:00pm

JOURNEY TO JOBS is a one-hour special, presented as part of the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative, public media’s commitment to help communities illuminate pathways to gainful employment in America. Airing on WXXI-World.

Airs ON WXXI-World 21.2/Cable 1275 10/21 at 8 p.m., 10/22 at 1 a.m., 10/22 at 9 a.m., 10/22 at 3 p.m., 10/24 at 10 a.m., 10/24 at 3 p.m. and 10/27 at 5 a.m.

Also airing on WXXI-TV 21.1/Cable 11/1221 Saturday October 26 at 4pm

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