From sports to economics and race to gender, Duke Summer College is offering a host of captivating courses that study society’s most pressing issues. See the list below for just a few examples of classes that Duke is offering this summer: Advertising and Society: A Global Perspective
- Introductory Psychology
- Gender, Work and Organization
- Race, Power and Identity: From (Muhammad) Ali to (Colin) Kaepernick
- Language and Social Identity
- Contagion in Culture and Society
- Drugs, Theory & Culture
- Finance Fictions
For a full list of the classes we are offering this summer, click here. To learn more and to register for Duke’s Summer College Program, please visit http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students.
For students who are strong in math and science and want to impact the world, Civil Engineering is a great major to consider. Offered at both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Omaha campuses, Civil Engineering majors work on infrastructure, clean water, environmental impact, soils, flood control and many other facets that impact the lives of all citizens. Please click here to view a handout on Civil Engineering at Nebraska Engineering
For more information, please contact:
- Nicole Franta, MA
Assistant Director of Recruitment, Omaha
- College of Engineering
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Peter Kiewit Institute 1110 S 67th Street Omaha NE 68182
- Office 107C
- 402.554.3146 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Students are reminded that it is time to register for the 2017-18 school year. The registration window will be open in the Synergy ParentVUE/StudentVue through Tuesday, January 31. To complete this registration process, you will need to use a computer not your phone app. Additional information, including online registration directions and graduation requirements for each grade level, is available on the LSW home page located at http://lsw.lps.org/.
For students and families who would like assistance with the online registration process, dates and times of help sessions are listed below:
- January 24th @ 2 – 3 pm, LSW Media Center Lab
- Current 9th – 11th grade students
- January 31st @ 2 – 3 pm, LSW Media Center Lab
- Current 9th – 11th grade students
- February 7th @ 3:30 – 6:30 pm
- Current 8th grade students
- February 9th @ 4:00 – 7:00
The Lincoln Community Foundation has updated its scholarship guidelines and application materials for spring 2017 scholarship awards!
You may find information about these available scholarships by visiting the Lincoln Community Foundation website at www.lcf.org
The Lincoln Community Foundation administers more than 70 different scholarship funds–many of which are for students who live outside of Lincoln/Lancaster County! All students from across Nebraska are invited to visit the website to check their eligibility.
Students are able to apply for multiple scholarships by completing a single electronic application form. Their answers to questions within the application will match them to scholarships for which they may be eligible to apply. From this list they can select the specific scholarships for which they choose to apply and upload the required attachments for each one. The application deadline is March 15th, 2017.
Click on “Scholarships” in the “GRANTS” box near the top of our home page. Students can search scholarships by the specific name of the scholarship, or by keywords relating to the criteria of the scholarship. Watch the REQUIREMENTS in the scholarship description for a list of documents the student will be required to upload after they complete the application.
Students wishing to apply will need to create an account on the website prior to filling out the general application. After the application pages, they will be presented with a list of scholarships for which they may be eligible to apply. Students are encouraged to carefully review all of the scholarships that display on their list to make sure they are eligible to apply; it is possible that some of the scholarships that display may not be applicable to them.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Robert McMasters at email@example.com or (402) 474-2345.
UH Day at India House for High School Juniors
Dr. Renu Khator
President, University of Houston
Chancellor, UH System
Monday, Jan. 30, 2017
6 – 9 p.m.
8888 West Bellfort Avenue
Houston, Texas 77031
Dinner and refreshments will be provided.
RSVP by Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.
UH Day at India House is a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about UH, including:
the college admissions process,
UH colleges and majors,
scholarships and financial aid,
campus life and much more!
Current faculty, staff and students will share their UH experiences and why the University of Houston is the best choice for your college experience.
Now’s the time for interested students to think about college and Seton Hall’s Open House on February 19, 2017 or April 23, 2017!
During Open House, your students will have the opportunity to:
- Meet with faculty and current students in their major.
- Walk around our park-like campus with a student ambassador.
- Learn about admission criteria and the application process.
- Learn about scholarship opportunities and financial aid.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Richie Regan Athletic and Recreation Center. To register, please click here.
The application for the 2017 James M Cox Foundation Scholarship is available by clicking here. This foundation awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the eastern third of Nebraska who will attend an institution of higher learning in the 2017-18 academic year and who demonstrate acute need.
The application, FAFSA, transcripts, recommendation letters, and essay may be placed in one envelope and mailed on or before April 17, 2017 to:
- Steve Otto
- James M. Cox Foundation
- 1500 Kingston Road
- Lincoln, NE 68506
Below are links to the brochures and the applications for the St. Elizabeth summer camp (1 week) and Internship (4 weeks) programs. Students with a strong interest and commitment to pursuing a health related career are encouraged to apply. Applications are DUE on MARCH 3…..a week before Spring Break, so selections can be made ASAP. ONLY a limited number of students are selected for this – 6 Interns and 10 campers. No late applications will be accepted.
Brochures and applications for the ST. Elizabeth Health Camp/Internship are also available in the counseling office. The Health camp will be held June 5-9 for current Sophomores and Juniors. The Internship will be held June 5 – 29 for current Juniors. If interested, pick up a brochure and speak to your counselor. Applications are due back by March 3.
Students must have passed one of the pre-reqs for the camp, and 2 of the pre-reqs for the internship. The interns who successfully complete the program earn a $500 scholarship. Pre-reqs include: Intro to Health Science, Fundamentals of Health Careers, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology.