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TASS

A free program for high school sophomores in Critical Black and Ethnic Studies

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TASP

Free seminars for high school juniors.

Cornell House

The Branches

Residential communities for university students.

Leadership. Democracy. Service.

Telluride Association is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prepare and inspire promising students to lead and serve through free, transformative educational experiences rooted in critical thinking and democratic community. Our educational programs, offered at no cost to their participants, prepare promising individuals—through intellectual inquiry, democratic self-government, and meaningful work—to define and discharge their obligations to humanity by developing the skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary to do so.

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For High School Students

Telluride Association’s free summer programs—TASP for juniors and TASS for sophomores—offer a small number of motivated high school students the opportunity to critically engage with peers and ideas in a university setting. Learn more…

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For University Students

Students living at Telluride Association’s residential houses at Cornell University and the University of Michigan receive full room and board scholarships and shape the intellectual communities of their houses. Learn more…

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For College Faculty

None of Telluride Association’s programs could succeed without the participation of the many university faculty members who teach our summer programs or live in our branches. Learn more…







Blog

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    by Chris Opila MB17 Editor’s Note: In our Spring 2018 Newsletter, Michael Becker SP08 TA13, wrote about Telluriders  working in the area of immigrant rights. You can read the article here. Post publication, we reached out to Michigan Branch member Chris Opila, who is a......

  • Banking on Faith? Mansfield-Wefald Winner Writes on Islamic Banking and Financial Innovation

    This spring’s Mansfield-Wefald Senior Thesis Prize was awarded to Cengiz Cemaloglu SP13. Cengiz shares an abstract of his thesis below, which will be of particular interest to economists, anthropologists, political scientists, and others.  What role do banks play in society? Can nations and religions systematically......

  • Moving Towards Less Meat Consumption

    By Joaquin Brito Jr. CB17 TA18 As the climate continues to change, how we transform ourselves, our communities, and society towards sustainable practices will be a hot (pun intended) topic of conversation. Last year at CBTA, we continued engaging in conversations and initiatives of environmental......



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The purpose of Telluride Association is to promote the highest good by educating promising individuals to serve thoughtfully in the world.

Our educational programs, offered at no cost to their participants, prepare promising individuals—through intellectual inquiry, democratic self-government, and meaningful work—to define and discharge their obligations to humanity by developing the skills, knowledge, and strength of character necessary to do so.