2015 Departmental Summer Elementary - High School Programs

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2015 Departmental Summer

Elementary - High School Programs

Camp Discovery for Rising 3

rd

Grade

Grade: 3rd

Program Dates: Sessions I: June 22 - July 3, 2015 Session II: July 6 – July 17, 2015

Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm

Program Director: Dr. Barbara Butler (336-285-4418) - email: bbutler@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015

Registration Fee: $35 (registration fee will be subtracted from program cost)

Program Cost: $350 (two week program)

Program Description: Great opportunity for rising 3rd graders to experience a hands on two-week STEM driven science day camp. Participants will engage in activities both inside and outside such as plant life, examine specimen under the microscope, apply the investigative process, and record findings in a lab

manual. Transportation is provided to all activities (University Farm, Nature walk and the Greensboro Science Center). All children are supervised by undergraduate and graduate education major counselors. Your child will be exposed to a science curriculum that is advanced by one grade level. The advanced curriculum will demonstrate students can handle advanced work and prepare them for next fall. This camp requires a two-week commitment from parents and students.

To register click here:

https://ncat.gosignmeup.com/dev_students.asp?action=coursedetail&id=3667&main =Continuing+Education&sub1=Summer+Youth+Programs&misc=434&courseinter nalaccesscode=&coursetype=0

Females in Technology (FIT)

Grade: High School Juniors and Seniors

Program Dates: Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time: Check In 8:00am Friday – Check out Sunday, July 26, 10:30am

Program Director: Dr. Evelyn Sowells email: sowells@ncat.edu

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015

Program Cost: $260

Registration Link:

https://ncat.gosignmeup.com/dev_students.asp?action=coursedetail&id=3668&main =Continuing+Education&sub1=Summer+Youth+Programs&misc=554&courseinter nalaccesscode=&coursetype=0

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New three day residential camp for high school rising juniors and seniors females to broaden their knowledge in technology! FIT will provided students with:

 First hand exposure to college campus life

 Mentorship from School of Technology female faculty

 Conduct small project ranging from writing computer programs to creating computer apps

 Gain experience using software application in technology management, reading blueprints and sketching, and green building materials and systems

 Sharpen team building and public speaking skills

Scholarships are available for the 2015 FIT Residential Camp. Please complete the

scholarship application form and submit with your application. Scholarships space is limited and fills on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note: Scholarships are awarded or declined depending on the availability of funds.

Eligibility Requirements/Application Instructions: 1. Must be Female

2. Rising Juniors and Seniors 3. Minimum 2.5 GPA

4. Meets requirements to graduate from high school

5. Completed Application (incomplete applications will not be reviewed)

6. Transcript: An official copy of your school transcript must be submitted with your application showing cumulative GPA.

7. Letter of Recommendation: One letter of recommendation must be included. Letters must be typed on official letterhead (notebook paper is not acceptable). One letter must come from a representative from your school.

Mail Completed packages to:

North Carolina A&T State University Office of Continuing Education 1601 E. Market Street

Wendover Building, Suite 109 Greensboro, NC 27411

Students will be notified of acceptance by email on June 5, 2015 and will receive an official letter. All required fees are due by June 15, 2015.

Girls in Science Lab Summer Experience

Ages: 7th – 8th grade middle school girls

Program Date: TBA

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Program Director: Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley (336-285-3679/email: luster@ncat.edu ) or Dr. Radiah Minor (336-285-4787/rcminor@ncat.edu )

Phone: 336-285-3679

Registration Deadline: TBA

Program Cost: No Cost (Burroughs – Wellcome Fund and North Carolina A&T State University)

Program Description: This is a free one-week hands-on engineering and science lab camp designed for rising 7th – 8th grade middle school girls attending Guilford County middle schools. Twelve invited participants will be engaged in case-study-based laboratory experiences related to environmental hazards, biology, chemistry and engineering. The program will be led by female PhD faculty serving as mentors; that will work directly with the students providing hands-on lab experiences in their research laboratories. Camp hours are 8:30am – 4:30pm. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are provided. To apply, students and parents must complete an on-line application at the following link provided below.Application requirements include: student background information, one short essay written by the student, one short essay written by the parent(s)/guardian(s), and a letter of

recommendation from the student’s current science teacher written on school letterhead. (Note: preference is given to students attending Title I schools and this is not a residential camp)

Program Goals are to build confidence in:

Laboratory Skills Teamwork and problem solving skills Scientific Methods Data Analysis

Use of Technology Presentation Skills

Program objective is to increase the interests of females to pursue careers in Science or Engineering

This program is sponsored by the Burroughs -Wellcome Fund and North Carolina A&T State University.

Applications are available on-line : https://ncat.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6eVbCHooLqs5zzD

The deadline for complete applications (including letter of recommendation) is April 25, 2015. All information for the program and application information is available at the link. Notification of acceptance (invitation) will be sent out May 11, 2015. For registration information, contact Dr. Luster-Teasley at 336-285-3679.

Boys in Science Lab Summer Experience

Ages: 7th – 8th grade middle school girls

Program Date: TBA

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Program Director: Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley (336-285-3679/email: luster@ncat.edu ) or Dr. Radiah Minor (336-285-4787/rcminor@ncat.edu )

Phone: 336-285-3679

Registration Deadline: TBA

Program Cost: No Cost (Burroughs – Wellcome Fund and North Carolina A&T State University)

This is a free one-week hands-on engineering and science lab camp designed for rising 7th – 8th grade middle school boys attending Guilford County middle schools. Twelve invited participants will be engaged in case-study-based laboratory

experiences related to environmental hazards, biology, chemistry and engineering. The program will be led by engineering and science faculty serving as mentors; that will work directly with the students providing hands-on lab experiences in their research laboratories. Camp hours are 8:30am – 4:30pm. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are provided. To apply, students and parents must complete an on-line application at the following link provided below.Application requirements include: student background information, one short essay written by the student, one short essay written by the parent(s)/guardian(s), and a letter of

recommendation from the student’s current science teacher written on school letterhead. (Note: preference is given to students attending Title I schools and this is not a residential camp)

 Program Goals are to build confidence in:

 Laboratory Skills Teamwork and problem solving skills  Scientific Methods Data Analysis

 Use of Technology Presentation Skills

 Program Objective is to increase the interests of males to pursue careers in Science or Engineering

This program is sponsored by the Burroughs -Wellcome Fund and North Carolina A&T State University.

Applications are available on-line :

https://ncat.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7UNVBsCAPBgAWup

The deadline for complete applications (including letter of recommendation) is April 25, 2015. All information for the program and application information is available at the link. Notification of acceptance (invitation) will be sent out May 11, 2015. For registration information, contact Dr. Luster-Teasley at 336-285-3679.

Continuing Education Summer Youth Programs

Grades: 1st – 8th

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Program Director: Carolyn Strachan (cstrach@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-334-7810

Registration Deadline: Please register two weeks before camp date

Program Cost: $175 per week

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/outreach/sumcp/aggiecmp.html

Program Description: The Aggie Enrichment Camps provide opportunities for youth to explore future careers, discover hidden talents and excel in academics. The objective of the Aggie Enrichment Camps at North Carolina A&T State University is to provide enrichment activities and promote interdisciplinary learning experiences for elementary and middle school students throughout the summer. Parents and campers have the opportunity to choose from many programs and attend one or several camps.

The Aggie Enrichment Camps is a full-day program that starts June 17 through August 1, 2014. Camp hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm, with early drop off beginning at 7:30am, and late pick up until 6:00pm. The registration deadline is two weeks prior to each camp session(s).

The cost of each camp is $175 per including lunch. For early drop-off and late pick-up, please add an additional $25 per camp.

All camps are on a first come first serve basis. To secure your dates, please apply online and pay the $35 non- refundable registration fee per camp. Please note your registration fee will be subtracted from the camp cost. For convenience, parents may make weekly or monthly payments toward their child's camp cost; however, the balance is due two weeks before the start of camp. A $35 late registration fee will be charged for registration the day of camp.

Environmental Sustainability Camp

Grades: 7th & 8th (Students will be in the 7th or 8th grade during Fall 2015)

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley - email: luster@ncat.edu )

Contact: Pat White – 336-334-7810

Registration Deadline: Please register two weeks before camp date

Program Cost:

This is a 1-week summer program for rising 7th and 8th grade male and female middle school students. During the week, students will have hands-on science experiences while learning about environmental sustainability or green practices. Students will learn about alternative energy, methods to conserve water, and

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engineering designs that help protect the environment. Lab activities will include studies of solar energy, green buildings, water quality, recycling. Students will also go on tours demonstrating green practices.

P.U.S.H.

(Preparation of Underclassmen for Science and Healthcare)

Ages: Rising 9th Grade

Date: June 22 – July 3, 2015

Director: Dr. Tanya Pinder (tapinder@ncat.edu) or Dr. Ginger Redd (gppowe@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-285-2249

Eligibility Requirements: All applicants must be U.S. citizens or have

appropriate visa. To be eligible to attend PUSH, an applicant must be a rising 9th grade student. Applicants must have an intent on pursuing a career in science or medicine. Applicants must have earned a grade of B or better in Science and Math courses. A copy of final report is required.

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2015. Applicants will be notified of candidate selection via email no later than May 1, 2015.

Program Cost: $100

Program Description: The primary goal for P.U.S.H. (Preparation of Underclassmen for Science and Healthcare) program is to give participants an introductory “minds‐

on” and “hands‐on” experience in a variety of science based subjects. This is a two week day camp designed for rising 9th grade students who are interested in pursuing health careers, math and science. The camp will focus on introducing students to various health careers in a higher education setting while making learning fun and enjoyable. The students will participate in classes to reinforce their science and math skills at the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University. The faculty will also provide an overview of Chemistry and its rich history. The students will have meals, classes, mentoring and activities on campus to keep them engaged all day from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be a few field trips during the week that are sure to engage the students in hands‐on activities. N.C. A&T faculty involved in PUSH are: Dr. Ginger Redd (Department of Chemistry) and Dr. Tanya Pinder (Department of Chemistry). Mrs. Patricia

Parrish, Coordinator of the Office of Health careers and Workforce Diversity at Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC), serves as the consultant for the PUSH program. The PUSH program is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program. *** LUNCH & SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED

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Program Date: July12, 2015 through July 24, 2015

Program Director: Dr. Margaret Kanipes, Interim Chair, Chemistry Department and Dr. Faye Spencer Maor, Chair, Department of English (Mrs. Sharon Wellman, Program Coordinator)

Phone: 336.285. 2357 - Ms. Sharon Wellman or 336.285.2164 - Ms. Helen Clark

Registration Deadline: April 30, 2015

Requirements: Rising high school juniors and seniors (in Fall 2015) GPA of 2.8 or higher

Program Cost: $150.00

Program Objectives:

 Live on campus for two weeks SAT preparation in Mathematics, Reading and Writing Workshops in test taking skills and college applications

 Scientific exploration projects integrating mathematics in the study of scientific problems

 Individual Academic/Career Planning receive coaching in goal setting for high school, undergraduate, graduate and career planning

 Networking with like-minded students

Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL)

Ages: 16 – 18 (Rising High School Seniors)

Program Date: June 21 – 26, 2015

Program Director: Dr. Antoine J. Alston – Director (alstona@ncat.edu), Ms. Brenda Searcy (bjsearcy@ncat.edu) – Main Contact

Phone: 336-285-4818 or 336-285-4820

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2015

Requirements: Participants must be rising high school seniors and North Carolina residents.

Program Cost: No Cost (Sponsored by The North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation)

Website:

http://www.ncfb.org/Programs/InstituteforFutureAgriculturalLeaders.aspx

Program Description: This is a week-long residential program for high school students interested in the industry of agriculture and environmental sciences, with emphasis on career opportunities, emerging technology, citizenship and leadership development.

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Grades: Rising Juniors and Seniors

Program Date: June 22 – July 17, 2015

Program Director: Kishaa James

Phone: 336-285-4798

Registration Deadline: February 27, 2015 post mark date

Requirements: Interest in School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Program Cost: $25.00 application fee (non-refundable)

Website: www.ncat.edu/academics/school-colleges1/saes/agresearch/rap.html

Program Description: RAP is a four-week residential program for current or rising high school juniors and seniors. Its main objective is to stimulate interest in agriscience professions, including: biological engineering/ biotechnology/ business and economics/ child development/ fashion and apparel/ food product development/ horticulture/ landscape architecture/ nutrition/ teaching/ veterinary science, and many more.

Summer Sessions for High School Students (Non-residential)

Grades: Completion of sophomore year

Program Date: June 25 – July 31, 2015

Program Director: Office of Summer Sessions

Phone: 336-334-7810

Eligibility Requirements:

 Completion of sophomore year

 Two written recommendation letters on school letterhead from high school core teachers (Math, English, Science or Social Studies)

 Recommendation letter from school counselor for consideration of enrollment as a non-degree seeking student

 Currently enrolled in a high school and in good academic standing

Application Deadline: June 22, 2015

Registration Fee: Application fee $45.00

Cost of course(s): To review course offerings and cost, please visit www.ncat.edu/acadamic/outreach.com and select Summer Sessions.

Program Description: Get a head start on your career. Attend North Carolina A&T State University second session and earn up to seven hours of college credit, preview college courses and expectations, learn to navigate the campus, enjoy smaller classes and more.

Courses may not be used for high school graduation.

2015 Summer High School Transportation Institute

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Grades: Rising Junior or Senior in high school for the 2015/2016 school year

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Deborah Underwood, tele. 334-7745

Program Coordinator: Carletta Dudley, 285-3300

Registration Deadline: April 2015

Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, an interest in transportation or civil engineering as a college major and a commitment to attend the entire 5 ½ week program.

Program Cost: N/A

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/sbe/transportation%20institute/index.html

Program Description: The Summer High School Transportation (STI) is a unique concept that creates an awareness of the attractive career choices and opportunities existing within the transportation industry. The STI commuter program is headquartered at the Transportation Institute of the School of Business and Economics. The Institute provides high school students with opportunities to interact with transportation professionals and to discuss theory and practice in a classroom setting and on weekly field trips. Each participant receives a weekly stipend and a college-level course, tuition free. Participants will be selected for the STI based on their academic achievement, expression of interest in transportation as a possible career choice and written recommendations from the student’s high school counselor and at least one teacher.

Women’s Basketball Elite Camp 2015

Grades: 8th -12th

Program Date: June 21, 2015

Program Director: Franklin Scott

Phone: 336-285-3614

Registration Deadline: June 19, 2015

Requirements: Payment and completed forms

Program Cost: $110

Website: www.ncatladyaggiebasketballcamps.com

To register click here:http://abcsportscamps.com/ncat/basketball

Program Description: Elite Camp provides intense individual instruction for those serious athletes who are looking to take their game to the college level. We will have position work, competitions and team games. Camp T-shirt included, competition, awards, evaluation and All-Star game selection.

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Women’s Basketball Team Camp

Grades: 9th -12th

Program Date: June 27&28, 2015

Program Director: Franklin Scott

Phone: 336-285-3614

Registration Deadline: June 26, 2015

Requirements: Pament and completed forms

Program Cost: $275/team

Website: www.ncatladyaggiebasketballcamps.com

To register click here:http://abcsportscamps.com/ncat/basketball

Program Description: Team Camp allows high school and AAU teams to compete against other high level programs during the off season. Teams will be tested on the court and given the opportunity to build on their bond through various activities and game situations. Campers will receive a t-shirt, will play a select number of games decided upon the amount of teams that are in camp, awards and All-Star game selection. For all teams with young ladies in grades 9-12.

Women’s Basketball Day Camp

Grades: 2nd-9th

Program Date: July 13-16, 2015

Program Director: Franklin Scott Phone: 336-285-3614

Registration Deadline: July 10, 2015

Requirements: Payment and completed forms Program Cost: $150

Website: www.ncatladyaggiebasketballcamps.com

To register click here:http://abcsportscamps.com/ncat/basketball

Program Description: Day Camp fine tunes and enhances the fundamental skill sets and overall basketball knowledge of athletes looking to excel in the game.

North Carolina A&T Volleyball Camp

Grades: 7 – 12 (ages 12-18 years)

Program Date: July 20-22 Program Director: Hal Clifton

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Phone: 285-3618

Registration Deadline: July 1 but may have late additions

Online registration available on website (listed below).

Requirements:

Program Cost: $250 0vernight $200 commuter

$20 discount faculty/staff

Website: www.ncatvolleyballcamp.com

Program Description: Volleyball skills summer camp

E.S.M.T. Summer Camp

Grades: Rising 8th -12th grade students

Program Date(s)

Session 1: June 22nd - 26th (Day Camp) Session 2: July 6th - 10th (Day Camp)

Session 3: July 20th - 24th (Day Camp)

Early Registration Deadline: June 15th All camps are on a first come first serve basis.

"To secure your dates, please complete the Online Registration and pay the participation fee."

Program Director: Paul Campbell (pcampbel@ncat.edu)

Phone:336-285-3095 or 336-334-7359

Email: pcampbel@ncat.eduor tech@ncat.edu

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/academics/schools-colleges1/sot/summer-camp/index.html

Location: Campus of North Carolina A&T State University; Smith Hall (School of Technology Building)

SIGN UP: Please sign-up to stay up-to-date (Click Here). Online Registration/Payment:Click Here

Participation Fee: $185.00

Required Forms (Must Be Read & Signed in order for Teen to be allowed to participate):

Click Here (PDF)

MAIL OR EMAIL MATERIALS TO: North Carolina A&T State University Office of Continuing Education Pat White

1601 East Market Street Greensboro, NC 27411

Email: whitep@ncat.edu

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This one week hands-on technology, math, and science camp is designed for rising 8th through 12th grade students. Participants will be engaged in math and science projects that drive technology. Students will be immersed in technology laboratories with Math, Science, and Technology faculty, exploring the latest technological trends. Students will engage in the exploration of:

· Math principals and applications needed for technology · Science principles and applications needed for technology

This is a Day Camp (8am – 5pm) that is non-residential. Space is limited; therefore, any forms and/or deposits received after deadline dates will be considered by date priority and

availability. All forms and final payments should be received by deadline dates. This Year we will focus on

 Coding  Electronics  Graphic Design  Gaming Technology  Problem-Solving Methods  Leadership & Teamwork Skills  More

Camp Hours: 8am – 5pm

Lunch and Snacks are Included.

Summer Day Camp for rising 9

th

Grade Students

Greensboro Area Health Education Center, partnering with North Carolina A&T State University Department of Chemistry

Grades: Rising 9th Grade

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. Tanya Pinder (tapinder@ncat.edu) or Dr. Ginger Redd (gppowe@ncat.edu)

Phone: 336-285-2249

Eligibility Requirements:Must be an admitted freshman for Fall 2015 and a NC resident with at least a 2.5 high school GPA and an SAT score between 800 and 850 or an ACT score of 17 or 18

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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Program Description: The primary goal for P.U.S.H. (Preparation of

Underclassmen for Science and Healthcare) program is to give participants an introductory “minds‐on” and “hands‐on” experience in a variety of science based subjects. This is a two week day camp designed for rising 9th grade students who are interested in pursuing health careers, math and science. The camp will focus on introducing students to various health careers in a higher education setting while making learning fun and enjoyable. The students will participate in classes to reinforce their science and math skills at the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University. The faculty will also provide an overview of Chemistry and its rich history. The students will have meals, classes, mentoring and activities on campus to keep them engaged all day from 7:30 to 5:30. There will be a few field trips during the week that are sure to engage the students in hands‐

on activities. N.C. A&T faculty involved in PUSH are: Dr. Ginger Redd (Department of Chemistry) and Dr. Tanya Pinder (Department of Chemistry). Mrs. Patricia Parrish, Coordinator of the Office of Health careers and Workforce Diversity at Greensboro Area Health Education Center (AHEC), serves as the consultant for the PUSH program. The PUSH program is funded through a grant from the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program.

*** LUNCH & SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED.

STEM Computer Applications STEM careers

Grades: Middle and High School

Program Date: June 22 – 26

Contact: Patricia White

Phone: 336-334-7810

Cost: $180.00

Program Description:The purpose of this camp is to promote early awareness and interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related careers, while encouraging innovation, teamwork, competition and ethical

leadership.

Through hands on activities, students will design and develop electronic documents, formulas, graphs, presentations, and models using computer applications such as Google Sketch Up, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power Point. The camp will also include a field trip to a LEED certified 'green' building and a competition/awards program to recognize students for outstanding computer skills, innovation,

teamwork, and ethical leadership.

Departmental Programs for High School

Seniors/Undergraduate

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Research Experience for Undergraduates

Metallic Biomaterials Summer 2015 (NSF ERC-RMB REU Summer 2015) Ages: 18+

Program Date: TBA (8 weeks)

Program Director: Dr. DeRome O. Dunn, ERC-RMB REU Coordinator

Phone: 336.285.3741

Registration Deadline: February 2015

Requirements: 1. Rising freshmen to seniors from accredited 2-year or 4 year academic institutions

2. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only

Program Cost: None (Stipend provided)

Website: http://erc.ncat.edu/?q=collegeeducation

Program Description:

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) allows students to gain experience in leading edge research in the Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB) REU site at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s, NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Areas of research include: Craniofacial and Orthopedic Applications, Cardiovascular Devices, and Responsive Biosensors for Implants.

This program has the following program attributes.  Paid mentored research experience

 Possible housing available in the NC A&T SU residence halls  Possible travel allowance to/from the REU site

 Lecture series, workshops and social activities.

The application materials are available on our website which includes:

Announcement Flyer, Application Form, and Professional Reference Form. The applicant must also include: ~ 500 word essay, “How a summer research experience performing biomaterials-related research fits into and advances my future academic and professional plans;” Current resume; Official transcript sent by mail from the institution(s) you are attending; two reference forms and letters from references at your academic institution. Scanned PDF documents are accepted. Notifications of award will be sent after March 2015.

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Grades: Rising High School Freshman

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Judy Wilson

Phone: 336.285.3823

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: Much apply and be accepted into the Upward Bound Program. Must attend Dudley, Smith or Andrews High School

Program Cost: Free

Website: http://www.ncat.edu/student-affairs/student-services/trio/upwardbound/

Program Description: Upward Bound is a federal TRiO program, funded by the United States Department of Education. The purpose of Upward Bound is to generate in the participants the skills and motivation necessary to graduate from high school, and enter and graduate from a post-secondary education program. Upward Bound operates in three components: An Academic Program, Summer Program and a Bridge Program.

Aggie Impact Scholars Program (AISP)

Grades: Incoming A&T Freshmen Admitted for Fall 2015

Program Date: June 25-August 3

Program Director: Dr. Dawn Davis dndavis3@ncat.edu (336)285-4133

Eligibility Requirements: Must be an admitted freshman for Fall 2015 and a NC resident with at least a 2.5 high school GPA and an SAT score between 800 and 900 or an ACT score of 17

Application Deadline: March 30th

Registration Fee: Included in Cost Program Cost: Summer Scholarship Provided to Selected Participants.

Program Description: The Aggie Impact Scholars Program (AISP) is a summer bridge program that provides an intense academic, residential experience for admitted freshmen who desire a head start on college life and success. The academic and other experiences provided support transition from high school to college. Participants will encounter a stimulating and challenging academic experience, personalized and comprehensive advising and counseling, and an intellectually stimulating and socially enriching residential experience. Students selected to participate will enroll in six hours of college credit and will continue at N.C. A&T in the fall.

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Sophomore Immersion Program in Research and Academics

(SIPRA)

Ages: Undergraduate NCA&T Students Only (Sophomore status Fall 2015)

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. Goldie S. Byrd, Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences (Ms. Dana Taylor, Program Coordinator)

Phone: 336.285. 2357- Mrs. Sharon Wellman, Director of Student Research or 336.285-2164- Ms. Dana Taylor, Program Coordinator

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: 1) Sophomore at NCA&T for fall 2015 semester 2) Declared major in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics or Psychology 3) GPA of 2.8 or higher

Program Cost: TBA

Website: (rise@ncat.edu)

Program Objectives:

 Preparatory courses in pre-calculus II and pre-organic chemistry

 Rigorous training in scientific writing and oral presentation

 Workshops that introduce biomedical research skills and methodologies

 Personalized research mentor-matching

 Active engagement in faculty mentored research

 Development of your Individual Academic/Career Plan- receive undergraduate, graduate and career guidance

 Participation in a mini-symposium with opportunity to present your summer research

Attractive stipend

Summer 2015 Pre-Matriculation Program

Grades: Graduating High School Senior

Program Date: June 24 – July 31, 2015

Program Director: Dr. Goldie S. Byrd, Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

and Dr. Margaret Kanipes, Interim Chair, Chemistry Department

Contact Phone #: 336.285. 2357 Mrs. Sharon Wellman or by email

scwellma@ncat.edu and 285.2164 Mrs. Helen Clark

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2015

Requirements: 1) Graduating high school senior accepted to NCA&T 2) Declared major in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics or Psychology 3) GPA of 3.0 or higher

Program Cost: $100.00 registration fee

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 Live on campus for six weeks and enjoy a program experience with education, exploration of STEM careers and cultural immersion to A&T campus life  Credit for chemistry 103 and mathematics 103 or 104 courses

 Explore careers in science through seminars and career talks  Receive training in scientific writing and oral presentation

 Gain exclusive access to biomedical laboratories and network with leading scientist

 Engage in developing an Individual Academic/Career Plan - receiving coaching in goal-setting for undergraduate, graduate and career planning  Network with like-minded students

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Metallic Biomaterials Summer 2015 (NSF ERC-RMB REU Summer 2015) Ages: 18+

Program Date: TBA

Program Director: Dr. DeRome O. Dunn, ERC-RMB REU Coordinator

Phone: 336.285.3741

Registration Deadline: TBA

Requirements: 1. Rising freshmen to seniors from accredited 2-year or 4 year academic institutions

2. U.S. citizens or permanent residents only

Program Cost: TBA

Website: http://erc.ncat.edu/?q=collegeeducation

Program Description:

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) allows students to gain experience in leading edge research in the Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials (RMB) REU site at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s, NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Areas of research include: Craniofacial and Orthopedic Applications, Cardiovascular Devices, and Responsive Biosensors for Implants.

This program has the following program attributes.  Paid mentored research experience

 Possible housing available in the NC A&T SU residence halls  Possible travel allowance to/from the REU site

 Lecture series, workshops and social activities.

The application materials are available on our website which includes:

Announcement Flyer, Application Form, and Professional Reference Form. The applicant must also include: ~ 500 word essay, “How a summer research experience

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performing biomaterials-related research fits into and advances my future academic and professional plans;” Current resume; Official transcript sent by mail from the institution(s) you are attending; two reference forms and letters from references at your academic institution. Scanned PDF documents are accepted.

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