Joslyn Art Museum’s JAMbassadors program

The Joslyn Art Museum is currently accepting applications from high school students for the 2017-18 JAMbassadors program. JAMbassadors are high school volunteers who assist with youth classes, families and guests at public events, behind-the-scenes event preparations, etc. at the museum’s Criss Center for Education.

To apply, please complete the online application at http://www.joslyn.org/educationjambassadors by Wednesday, October 4th. Students who are accepted will need to complete an orientation at the museum on Saturday, October 14th from 1:30 – 11:30 am.

University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, Washington University, Johns Hopkins, & Emory University Presentation

The University of Notre Dame, the University of Virginia, Washington University in St. Louis, Johns Hopkins and Emory University will hosting evening programs for prospective students. The universities will host a presentation for students and parents and then be available for individual conversation afterward.

Please click here to register for the program in Omaha, NE on September 24th. Students may also visit the trip website to register for the evening program in their area.

For more information, please visit http://www.thenuwhetour.org/ for more information.

Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity

Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT offers the Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity, which is a 4-year full-tuition scholarship established in honor of Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton writer, composer & lyricist * Class of 2002) and Thomas Kail (Hamilton Director * Class of 1999) . It is worth more than $200,000. Eligibility criteria includes the following:

  • Incoming first-year students’ work of creative written expression that is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway’s Hamilton
  • Recipient must be accepted to & enrolled full-time at Wesleyan University CT for the 2018-19 school year.
  • Completed applications must be received on or before January 1, 2018.

For more information & to apply, please go to wesleyan.edu/hamiltonprize.

SCC Robotics Workshop

SCC will be hosting a one day Robotics Workshop where students will build and test a Vex Robotics Kit. Students will start from a group of electronic and mechanical parts and finish with a functional remote-controlled robot. Workshop dates include the following Wednesdays from 9 am to 2 pm at the Lincoln Campus:

  • October 11th
  • October 25th
  • November 1st
  • November 15th
  • November 29th
  • January 17th
  • January 24th
  • January 31st
  • February 14th
  • February 21st
  • February 28th
  • March 7th
  • April 11th
  • April 18th
  • April 25th
  • May 2nd
  • May 9th

For more information, please click here. To register &/or for additional details, call 800-933-7223 ext 8384 or 402-761-8384 or email inquires to robotics@southeast.edu.