For students who don’t have a family history of higher education, college is your opportunity to become a step closer to achieving your dreams! I’m First‘s Opportunity Knocks features campus programs and opportunities for first-generation college students. Below are highlights of Pre-College Prep & Outreach opportunities at 13 of our College Partners. Visit I’m First to join our community and… Read more »
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges across the state and region during upcoming College Fair in Lincoln. If you’re a senior, take one more look at schools before selecting a college. If you’re a junior or sophomore, this is a great way to start your college search process! Lincoln Area College Fair Sunday, April 13… Read more »
The Unicameral Youth Legislature is June 8-11, 2014 and is open to all high school students. Registration includes lodging, meals, and transportation from UNL’s East Campus to the State Capitol. The deadline to register is May 15th. To learn more, visit www.NebraskaLegislature.gov/uyl.
The College of Saint Mary in Omaha is currently accepting applications for the 13th Annual Latina Summer Academy to be held June 22-27, 2014. The Latina Summer Academy is a five-day educational symposium whose goal is to enhance a young woman’s self-esteem, provide an in-depth view of higher education, and motivate them to opt for a college education. CSM faculty and bilingual… Read more »
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) has secured a STARTALK grant that will provide funding to support a 14-day Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy for 25 Nebraska high school students interested in learning Chinese. This experience will not only enable students to… Read more »
The Insurance Professionals of Lincoln, Inc. is offering its Insurance Professionals 2014 Youth Awardto three eligible LPS students who exhibit excellent leadership skills and contribute to the community in a positive manner. Students should also be of high moral character and demonstrate traits of perseverance, integrity, and a commitment to serve others. If you are interested in being nominated for this… Read more »
The NAACP is offering 3 Community Service Scholarships to LPS seniors. Amount of each NAACP Scholarship is valued up to $1,000. Deadline is April 25th, 2014. The Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship is being offered to a LPS senior planning on enrolling in a 4-year college. Deadline is April 7th, 2014. Applications for both scholarships are available in the Counseling Center. … Read more »
Being Your Best Asset What: An interactive event for promoting positivity Who: Middle School & High School Girls When: March 29th, 2014 at 1 to 4 pm with 12:30 pm check in Where: St Mark’s Church Registration Forms: Available in Counseling Center & due by March 19th Website: www.beingyourbestasset.wordpress.com
For students who don’t have a family history of higher education, college is your opportunity to become who you want to be! I’m First‘s Opportunity Knocks newsletter features campus programs and opportunities for first-generation college students. This edition highlights Summer Bridge & Orientation opportunities at 13 of our College Partners. Visit I’m First to join our community and discover your… Read more »
Doane College is offering a new art based summer camp experience for girls ages 13-17. Two different sessions will be offered in July. For more info and to register, visit www.campsummergold.com.