The world is changing at an unprecedented rate. Novel technologies proliferate and new fields of inquiry arise seemingly on a daily basis. In today’s exciting and fast-paced world, we at Duke Summer Session are determined not only to inform you about it, but to transform you into one who envisions, shapes, and delivers the incredible possibilities of tomorrow. It is for this reason that we are thrilled to introduce the following life-changing courses:
Summer College Online – Get ahead this summer and take an engaging course not available to most high school students. At Duke Summer College Online you can learn from a Duke professor without the cost and hassle of travel. By enrolling in our online Medical Neuroscience course, you will earn college credit and take a powerful step forward into a groundbreaking field.
Summer Academy – With our Global Leader and Technology Entrepreneur courses, we are committed to forming you into a leader of an ever-changing tomorrow. Whichever course you choose, you are sure to be inspired by our interdisciplinary focus, hands-on approach, and transformative curricula.
Intensive STEM Academy – Experience what it is like to be a pioneering researcher at one of the world’s premier universities. During your intensive week on Duke’s campus, you will take tours at a variety of Duke’s state-of-the-art laboratories, receive dynamic lectures from an array of Duke professors, and participate in workshops designed to propel you forward in the world of STEM.
Want to enroll in more than one program? You can do that, too! Get even more out of your summer by supplementing your Summer Academy course with our Intensive STEM Academy. Learn more about this and much more on our website.
Carnegie Mellon- Summer Pre-College Programs
- Advanced Placement/ Early Admission
- National High School Game Academy
Takes place From June 30- August 11, 2018
For more information: Carnegie Mellon University
These Programs offer highly motivated, intellectually curious students the opportunity to investigate topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Students engage in small classes taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching. In this setting, students hone their academic skills and form new friendships with intellectual peers. Students in our residential programs get a taste of college life on the beautiful Stanford campus. Past students have described their Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies experience as life-changing. To Learn more about the following program please use this link
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
- Stanford Sports Business academy
- Summer Humanities Institute
- Summer Arts Institute
- Artificial Intelligence Laboratory’s Outreach Summer Program
- Summer Institutes
- Stanford University mathematics Camp
- University-Level Online Math and Physics Courses
The Stark State College Student Symposium, presented by Stark State’s Honors Program Oversight Committee, is a one-day event celebrating the academic achievements and technical skills of our students and local high school students.
The Symposium will showcase the students’ faculty-guided, in-depth research, capstone projects, scholarly work, creative activities or science projects.
Students can choose to deliver their project as an oral presentation, poster presentation, project demonstration, or performances highlighting their scholarly work and academic success while also fostering career success and networking opportunities.
- showcase your students’ growth
- put the spotlight on academic excellence
- highlight the academic goals of your program and/or courses
- learn about Stark State’s opportunities for your students
- present in a sociable and professional event
- develop skills in public speaking, abstract writing and professional communication
- build your resume as a participant in a scholarly event with opportunity for awards
- network with potential employers
- explore opportunities at Stark State, both during high school and as a college student
- learn about transferability from Stark State to four-year bachelor’s degree programs
Submissions will be accepted from November 2017 through February 2018. A symposium committee will review the submissions and those selected will present at the 2018 symposium.
- course projects/research projects/ case studies
- capstone projects
- scholarly work
- creative works
- club service projects
- student service projects
- science fair projects
Stark State Symposium
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
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 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
- 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
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
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