Category Archives: Class of 2021

Women in Engineering Visit Day @ The University of Akron

The Donovan Breakfast honors one of The University of Akron longest standing donors in the college of Engineering, Margaret Donovan.   During this event you will get: a feel for the campus, receive advice  from students and professional in engineering, meet other female engineers and role models and do an engineering activities. Women in Engineering Visit day and Donovan  Breakfast is a casual event.  It’s our way of introducing you to engineering and what UA has to offer.  

  • Who: Open to  9th-12th graders with opportunity to meet other female engineers and role models       
  •  What: A dynamic half day program including labs, activities, speakers and a free breakfast.     
  • When: December 9, 2017   Starts @ 8:00 am 
  •  Where: The University of Akron Student Union Ballroom                                                                 Event flyer        To Register                                                    

Mental Heath Awareness Panel

On November 2, 2017 Theodore Roosevelt High School will be holding a mental health awareness panel. Members of the panel including: Coleman, Children’s Advantage and Townhall II. Topics discussed will include: depression, anxiety, stress and self-harm as well as information about the services offered at each organization. This a great opportunity to learn more about mental wellness and how to help your loved ones. The panel will begin at 7pm in the Richard Roberts Auditorium. This event is open to all community members.

 

College Financial Aid Information Night

College Financial Aid Information Night 

On Wednesday, October 4th @ 7:00 pm, there will be a program at the high school for all parents.   The Guidance Office, along with a Financial Aid Representative, from Kent State University will present the latest information on scholarships, paying for college, changes to the FAFSA and financial aid.  This is a “must” for all parents whose children may be going on to higher education.  All parents are welcome.  

College Admissions and ACT Preparation Seminar

College Sense Selective College Admissions and ACT Preparation Seminar

Monday, October 9, 2017 @ Theodore Roosevelt High School Auditorium from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Students will:

  • hear how to construct their applications to reflect the best light on their potential and value to colleges of their choice
  • expect to hear little known insights about the admissions process
  • be exposed to the latest strategies and time management tips for the ACT
  • need to bring a calculator, pencils, and highlighter.

To Register:  Please see Mrs. Martha Pifer before Friday, October 6th, 2017.  The cost is $59.00 and checks should be made payable to Roosevelt High School.

College Sense letter to Students and Parents

Princeton Review ACT Strategy Session

ACT Strategy  Session 

Learn everything there is to know about the exam.  Meet a Princeton Review expert who will go over test content, walk you through some sample questions and show you score-raising strategies to use on test day. Registration is required for both the strategy session and the practice test.  Registration needs to be online.

  • What:         ACT Strategy Session
  • When :       Monday, September 25, 2017
  • Time:          6:30 PM to 8:00 PM  
  • Where:      Kent Free Library                      
  • Cost:            $0

 ENROLL NOW STRATEGY SESSION

  • What:         ACT Practice Test
  • When:        Saturday, September 30, 2017
  • Time:          10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Where:      Kent Free Library
  • Cost:            $0

ENROLL NOW PRACTICE TEST 

Be a Vet for a Day at Ohio State!

This is a wonderful opportunity for students interested in being veterinarians.  Vet for a Day participants join veterinary students at The Ohio State university College of Veterinary medicine to experience the busy life of a veterinarian, participate in hands on activities and tour the Veterinary Medical Center. 

Vet for a Day

  • Sunday October 1st or Staurday, November 18th.
  •  The event is held on Ohio State’s Columbus campus and cost $45, which includes lunch.  
  • Students can learn more and register at:  http://vet.osu.edu./vfadreg

Inquire! Innovate! Invent! Women in Engineering Event @The University of Akron Student Union

On Saturday , October 21, 2017 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm spark your creative side by taking part in this event for girls.  The program is designed to teach girls about the impact of innovations of women and inspire them to become inventors, too!  Interactive and innovative workshops will showcase women inventors and involve the girls in projects  that relate to occupations in science technology engineering and math (STEM).  Registration is limited and often closes prior to the registration deadline of October 1st, 2017. 

What to expect: 

  • Check in begins at 8:00 am  and the program runs from8:30 until 2 pm.
  • All participants will receive a bag and a fun patch. 
  • A light breakfast and lunch is included. 
  • A campus map and information on free parking will be sent to you when we receive your registration
  • Photo releases for each registered participant will be emailed prior to the event and must be returned on the day of the event. 
  • Space is limited. Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.  
  • Cost is $20 per student participating.  $9 per adult attending.
  • Girls from 6-10th grades would most benefit from this experience.

For more information:  https://www.uakron.edu/engineering/beyond-the-classroom/women-in-engineering/outreach-camps.dot