If you are interested in serving on the 2017-2018 United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet, please return the completed application to the Counseling Office by April 17, 2017.
The Women in Engineering Program at The University of Texas at Austin is hosting the following two overnight summer camps for current high school sophomores (who will be juniors in the 2017-2018 school year) and current high school juniors (who will be seniors in the 2017-2018 school year):
Women Engineers at UT (WEatUT)
Sunday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 26, 2017
UT Austin Campus
Women Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin (WEatUT) is an overnight summer camp for rising high school senior students. Students will live in the dorms on the UT Austin campus and explore engineering through engineering session, lunches with alumni and professionals, tours of engineering facilities and hands-on projects!
CREATEatUT by the Women in Engineering Program
Sunday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 19, 2017
UT Austin Campus
CREATEatUT, hosted by the Women in Engineering Program, is a summer camp for students going into their junior year of high school who have an interest in math, technology, science or engineering. Students will live in the dorms on the UT Austin campus and participate in hands-on engineering projects, tours, student panel sessions and more!
Applications are open for both camps from until April 15.
Sam Houston State University’s Elliot T. Bowers Honors College Open House on Saturday, November 12. The Open House will be held at 11:00 am in the Olson Auditorium, Academic Building IV, Room 220, on the SHSU campus.
Your outstanding students will learn more about the special programs and scholarships available through the Honors College at Sam Houston State University. Additionally, your students will meet Honors College faculty and Honor Student Ambassadors, and receive information about Honors housing, academic advising, study abroad, undergraduate research, and honors seminars and courses.
Each student admitted to the Honors College receives the Elliott T. Bowers Scholarship, valued up to $2800.00. Eligible students are considered for additional competitive academic awards, including the President’s Scholarship, the University Scholars, and the Undergraduate Academic Achievement Award. To apply, student must meet at least one of the following criteria:
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Maria Holmes, Associate Dean, in the Honors College office at 936-294-1477 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, please view our website at www.shsu.edu/~honors/.
Duke admissions officers will present information and answer questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and much more. Please join us at one of the following locations:
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
Westlake Community Performing Arts Cetner
4100 Westbank Drive
Austin, TX 78746
Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM
PLease register at admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/discover-duke
Registration is now open! Cyber Camp is back again this year, and we've got even more coding, hacking, and gloriously geeky activities scheduled for the campers.
Open to students entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, full tuition scholarships are available... meaning, your child can attend at NO cost.
Camp Session I: July 18th - 22nd
Camp Session II: August 15th - 19th
Some of the cool things campers get to do:
To register for Cyber Camp, just fill out the Cybercamp Application (under Resources, below) and send it in. Email it, snail mail it, fax it, or walk it on over. If you have any questions at all, just give us a call or shoot us an email.See you at Cyber Camp!
Cyber CampSummer 2016
Phone: (800) 541-7149
All teens who are interested in volunteering will need to fill out a Teen Advisory Board application (7th-12th grade), and everyone must also fill out the City of Bryan volunteer application. (Anyone under age needs a Minor Work Release form as well.)
Contact Elaine at (979) 209-5616 for more details about volunteering at Mounce Library, and Cindy at (979) 764-3416 for more information about volunteering at Ringer Library.
BioFORCE Summer Academy 2016 Student Opportunity
The National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) at Texas A&M University will be hosting its BioFORCE Summer Academy for interested high school students. BioFORCE is an experiential Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program of the NCTM that provides developmental activities with a focus on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. BioFORCE Summer Academies offer high school students a unique opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research, medical discoveries, and biomanufacturing, to prepare for college programs in engineering and science, and ultimately, to pursue a career in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries. BioFORCE Summer Academy will accept students from statewide high schools who will have completed the 9th, 10th, or 11th grade by June 3, 2016. This 4-day residential academy allows the students to get a feel for a college campus by staying in on-campus housing and enjoying university activities.
As summer draws closer and families will be finalizing their summer plans, we would appreciate your assistance in immediately distributing the attached forms with information about the BioFORCE Summer Academy to your students and their parents. All application forms have been included herein. PLEASE NOTE: all information and forms can also located on the NCTM website at http://nctm.tamu.edu/programs/bioforce/index.html
For questions, forms, and information regarding BioFORCE, please contact BioFORCE@NCTMMail.tamu.edu.
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum is responsible for preserving President Bush’s official records, personal papers, and museum artifacts for use in research and exhibit. The Library and Museum is involved in educational programs and participation in innovative programs utilizing the resources of Texas A&M University, and the talent and energy of the citizens of the Brazos Valley. The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum tells the story of the life and times of its namesake.
On a larger scale, this Library and Museum also focuses on American history with an emphasis on post-World War II history and the office of the presidency. It takes many people to accomplish this mission. The professional staff of the museum will form a partnership with a dedicated team of volunteers. The Library encourages the involvement and participation of student interns and volunteers to carry out its mission. The Library and Museum is committed to creating an environment in which its staff, volunteers, and interns may reach their full potential as it relates to our mission.
Who is eligible to be a student volunteer?
Positions are open to students who meet the qualifications outlined below, without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability. Junior Docents must be 13 years of age or older.
What are the qualities of a Bush Library student volunteers? DEDICATION to the Library & Museum’s mission. OPEN MINDEDNESS AND PATIENCE to work with a diverse staff, fellow students, and public. INTEGRITY to represent the institution and oneself with the highest standards. COMMITMENT to your designated work area and scheduled shift.
What events do Junior Docents help with?
Primarily, Junior Docents help with the Summer Camp program. They serve as “camp counselors” by helping with crafts, tours and all other camp activities. Junior Docents also assist with a variety of events throughout the year – Annual Easter Celebration, Night at the Museum Halloween event and Holidays in the Rotunda.
Junior Docent Application
Texas A&M University Philosophy Summer Camp
A free academic camp for students currently in grades 6-12
Time: June 20-24, 8:30am – 4pm
Location YMCA Building, on the Texas A&M campus
Details: Aggie Philosophy Camp for Teens will introduce students to some of Western philosophy’s most influential ideas and persistent questions. But you will learn so much more than what some old guys thought many years ago! Taught by Texas A&M University faculty and graduate students, the Philosophy for Teens camp offers students a transformative experience. Philosophy camp students will have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on these big ideas, learn and practice critical thinking, and improve logical and creative thinking. Just a few of the big question: • What is ethics? • What is friendship? • Do we have moral obligations to animals? • Are we free? • What is best form of government? and yes, even the old stand-by… • What is the meaning of life? If you ever found yourself wondering about these or similar questions, this camp is for you! To apply: Fill out the Philosophy Summer Camp Application form, and send it to the Texas A&M Philosophy department. To do this, print it out, complete it, and mail to: Professor Claire Katz TAMU 4237 Texas A&M University College Station TX, 77843 Applications received by March 31, 2016 will be given priority. Space is limited to 25 students. For more information, or if you have questions, please email email@example.com
Texas A&M's Philosophy Camp is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Hispanic Studies in collaboration with Public Partnership & Outreach, Office of the Provost at Texas A&M University.
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