Category Archives: Guidance News

Summer Leadership Opportunity

Oelschlager Summer Leadership Institute (OSLI) is the result of a generous gift given to The University of Akron by Jim and Vanita Oelschleager.  Due to their unparalleled generosity, area high school student are selected to participate in a seven day summer workshop on the The University of Akron’s campus. 

OSLI is designed to empower high school students by introducing them to the requisite skills, attitueds, and resources for success in college.  This fun, challenging experience encourages participants to adopt habits and utilized resources to become high achieving collegiate leaders and scholars.  At the conclusion of the INstitute, Golden Acorn Leadership Awards of $500 are presented to particpants. 

The 2019 Oelschlager Summer Leadership Institute will run from Friday, June 14th, to Thrusday, June 20th.  This year, we celebrate the 19th year of the program! With some new ideas and activities in mind, OSLI 2019 will be one like no other! 

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College Credit Plus

This Wednesday evening, January 23, at 7:00 pm, there will be a mandatory meeting for all students who are considering College Credit Plus (CCP) educational options for the upcoming school year.  Any student who may be interested in attending Kent State, University of Akron or other college/university during their high school years, must attend this mandatory meeting. Parents of the interested students must also attend. For more information: 

CCP  presentation handout

https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families

Intent form

Interested in attending college during your high school years with College Credit Plus?

This Wednesday evening, January 23, at 7:00 pm, there will be a mandatory meeting for all students who are considering College Credit Plus (CCP) educational options for the upcoming school year.  Any student who may be interested in attending Kent State, University of Akron or other college/university during their high school years, must attend this mandatory meeting. Parents of the interested students must also attend. For more information: 

https://www.ohiohighered.org/ccp/students-families

Intent form

Northeast Ohio College Fair @ the University of Akron

Date: Friday, March 22, 2019

Time: 9-11 am 

Location: The University of Akron James A. Rhodes arena (J.A.R.)

This OACAC college fair will provide high school juniors in  Northeast Ohio the opportunity to gain early exposure to the college selection process.  least year, we hosted more that 1,000 students and 100 colleges and universities from across the United States.  Individual students and families are welcome to attend the fair free of charge and do not need to register.  

OACAC college fair

Offered at KSU: FAFSA Workshops for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Attend the following workshops and receive FREE hands-on assistance in completing the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

All workshops will be held in Classroom 333 in the Library on the Kent Campus. Please click the link below to find out the dates and times of the workshops.  The flyer with also tell you what information to bring with you. No registration is required and parking is available in the student center visitor lot. 

Please call One Stop Student Services with questions.  They can be reached at 330-672-6000.

2019-20 FAFSA Wkshps w.o Priority Date 9.7.18