United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (College Fair) When: Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 16th Where: Sheraton Grand Chicago (301 E North Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611) Website:www.ushli.org/
2018 World Affairs Seminar (WAS) - Is a unique international educational experience offered by Rotary. High school students from around the world come to WAS to tackle challenging global issues in an atmosphere of learning, interaction and cooperation. WAS is an on-campus experience held in June. Tuition is usually paid by local Rotary clubs. - For more information, please visit: worldaffairsseminar.org/
researcHStart ResearcHStart welcomes high school students from the Chicago and Urbana-Champaign areas to explore exciting careers in career research. Participants work full time in the laboratories of established cancer researchers, gaining hands-on experience in areas at the forefront of the field: cancer immunology, pharmacogenomics of anticancer agents, bioengineering, experimental cancer therapeutics, cancer disparities, and more. Rigorous research training is complemented by career development and skill-building workshops, a cancer-based faculty lecture series, and a network of faculty and peer mentors dedicated to students' success. The program culminates in a research symposium for family, friends, and members of the scientific community. Participants receive a taxable stipend of $2,000. Website:cancer.uchicago.edu/education/pipeline-programs/researchstart/
University of Illinois at U-C, College of Fine & Applied Arts Summer Programs The College of Fine and Applied Arts offers four residential summer programs for high school students: Illinois Summer Youth Music, Discover Architecture, iSTEAM, and FAA Summer Intensive. For more information, visit our website. High School Talent Competitions Students in grades 9 through 11 are encouraged to enter one of our seven talent competitions: Architectural Drawing, Self-Portrait, Dance Choreography, Design a Playscape, Music Performance, Acting: Shakespeare, or Ideal City. Prizes include full scholarships to our summer programs. For more information, visit our website. New Majors The College of Fine and Applied Arts will be offering two new majors beginning in Fall 2019: Lyric Theatre, a Bachelor of Musical Arts degree providing comprehensive training for the singing actor, and Computer Science + Music, a Bachelor of Science cross-disciplinary degree for students interested in pursuing a career in music technology or who want to push the boundaries of music composition.
University of Illinois at U-C, College of Media Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to join us at our 360° Sports and Entertainment Summer Camp July 8 through 13. They can personalize their on-campus experience with classes and workshops that interest them in the fields of journalism, advertising, or media and cinema studies. Campers will learn from faculty and pros in the field about broadcast and mobile journalism, photography, play-by-play, film reviews, podcasts, animation, working with drones, GoPros, and more. We've added new sessions and more labs for returning campers, but space is still limited. Applications are now open.
University of Illinois at U-C, Research Apprentice Program - The Research Apprentice Program experience is a five-week on-campus experience, June 24 - July 29, 2018, at the University of Illinois. It is designed to help the student explore STEM programs dealing with food, environment, and human sciences. Students are selected based on grades, stated interest in STEM areas, letters of recommendation, and the final interview. The Deadline in March 7, 2018. Application Link:academics.aces.illinois.edu/diversity/research-apprentice-program Contact Information: Dr. Jesse Thompson, 217-333-3380, email@example.com
University of Illinois at U-C, Ag Discovery Program - For students interested in exploring opportunities associated with becoming a veterinarian and working with wildlife, there is a program offered through the USDA called Ag Discovery Program. This program is on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus and is offered from June 24-July 29, 2018. The deadline is March 12, 2018. Link to access the application:academics.aces.illinois.edu/diversity/ag-discovery
University of Illinois at U-C, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Is a day-long outreach event for high school girls to introduce them to the interdisciplinary nature of engineering hosted by the University of Illinois Society of Women Engineers. The event includes a variety of activities led by students to help showcase the work engineers do every day to make the world a better place. As well the participants will have the chance to explore the engineering campus and learn more from current university students. The event will be held from 10 am - 3 pm on February 17th at the Loomis Laboratory of Physics: 1110 W Green St Loomis Laboratory, Urbana, IL 61801. Registration closes on February 7th at 11:59 p.m. Registration Form:www.societyofwomenengineers.illinois.edu/upcoming-events/2018/2/17/introduce-a-girl-to-engineering-day-2018
College/University Open Houses
University of Illinois at Springfield - Saturday, March 3, 2018; 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM - Saturday, April 28, 2018; 10:00 AM-2:00 PM RSVP: www.uis.edu/admissions/visit/ Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Visit information and registration can be found at: admissions.siu.edu/visit/
Eureka College - Discovery Days Saturday, March 24th Friday, July 6th Website: www.eureka.edu/
Paul Mitchell the school Normal Experience a day in the life of our school - May 4th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - RSVP: paulmitchell.edu/normal/events National Open House Night - Tuesday, March 27th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - RSVP: Marissa Hough at firstname.lastname@example.org, 309-451-0400
University of Dayton, "Explore Engineering" - "During Explore Engineering, students will experience engineering that matters as they participate in hands-on laboratories with faculty and UD students while learning how we infuse innovation and creativity into engineering design." - "Female and minority juniors and seniors are also invited to attend an overnight event hosted by the Women Engineering Program and the Minority Engineering Program." - Engineering Overnight: February 23rd - Explore Engineering: February 24th - Learn more and RSVP at www.udayton.edu/engineering/k-12-programs/explore_engineering/index.php Space is limited and reservations are required. Both programs are co-ed and FREE for students to attend. - If you have questions or need special accommodations, contact Shawnee Breitenstein in the School of Engineering at email@example.com or 937-229-5080
University of Illinois at U-C, "Crop Sciences Visit" Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are interested in plant genetics, biotechnology, business, sustainability, or crop production are invited to attend our Visit Crop Sciences Day on Friday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors will meet with current students and professors and discover new trends in the field of crop sciences. Lunch will be provided. Contact: Ms. Erika Olivares at firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Illinois at U-C, Gies College of Business The Gies College of Business will once again host its summer Emerging Business Leaders (EBL) Program from July 9 to 20. This on-campus program is designed for high-achieving Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino/a, and Native American students interested in studying business who are entering their senior year of high school. All students who participate in the EBL Program and enroll as a student in the Gies College of Business will receive a renewable merit-based scholarship to help cover their college costs. The EBL application will be available on this website starting February 1. New this year, a high school counselor letter of recommendation will be required along with the student application. Website:business.illinois.edu/undergraduate-affairs/admissions/ebl/?utm_content=Majors%20Updates&utm_campaign=HS%20Counselor&utm_source=Slate&utm_term=2018&utm_medium=email Contact: Email: email@example.com Phone: 217-244-3890
University of Illinois at U-C, College of Engineering GAMES Camp Girls’ Adventures in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science (GAMES) Camp is a summer program held on campus for academically talented girls (rising 6th through 12th graders) interested in math, science, and engineering. Alongside women in these disciplines, girls will explore engineering through demonstrations, presentations, and fun hands-on activities. For more information, visit our website. Applications open in mid-January. WYSE Camp The Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Camp is a summer program held on campus that offers co-ed, week-long residential camps for high school students interested in learning about different engineering disciplines through demonstrations, presentations, and fun hands-on activities. For more information, visit our website. Applications open in mid-January.
University of Illinois at U-C, School of Social Work This summer, the School of Social Work is hosting a day of service learning specifically for high school students interested in exploring the field of social work. If you know students who enjoy helping others, volunteering, and serving in their community, this event may be for them. Interested students should contact Laura Graven, Undergraduate Affairs Coordinator, for more information.
Rotary Youth Leadership Camp Dates: Friday, April 27th - Sunday, April 29, 2018 Cost: $165 per attendee with an early registration discount of $10 if sent and paid for by February 28, 2018. For Questions, Contact: Ms. Roxanne Johnston at 217-714-4322 or firstname.lastname@example.org For Applications, please see Mr. Tanner in the College & Career Center.