The Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin College offers racial ethnic minority high school students a gateway to the future: the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit.HighlightsEnroll in a 3 or 4 credit college course in areas such as English, history, biology or psychologyUse Calvin’s state-of-the-art fitness facilities for activities like rock climbing and swimmingParticipate in group devotionsTake a beach trip to Lake MichiganPerform in Entrada Talent Night
- Start Date: 07/06/2018End Date: 08/02/2018
- Start Date: 07/01/2018End Date: 08/01/2018
AIM (Academically Interested Minds) is a five-week residential pre-college summer program which began in 1984 and has continued to thrive over the years. The program is designed to augment Kettering University’s efforts to reach a greater number of multicultural students who have a strong interest in the areas of engineering, math, science and business. There is no cost to the student.AIM Program HighlightsStudents from across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean attend freshman level courses Monday through Thursday incalculuschemistry and labcomputer programming and labeconomicsphysics and labbusiness managementClasses are taught by Kettering University faculty who assign homework read more
- Session: National Superconducting Cyclotron LaboratoryStart Date: 07/23/2018End Date: 07/28/2018
The PAN @ MSU experienceLearn about research in one of the top rare-isotope laboratories in the world.Get introduced to the fascinating fields of astrophysics, cosmology, and nuclear science.Perform your own nuclear physics experiments.Experience the atmosphere of one of the biggest university campuses in the country.Teachers can earn SB-CEUs for participation in PAN (number to be determined).
- Start Date: 06/18/2018End Date: 08/05/2018
The HSHSP provides its participants with a unique opportunity to “live and breathe” research in a university environment. Its goals are not only to educate individuals about the research process but to provide the right kind of social context for such knowledge and expertise to flourish. Our goal is not to produce award-winning projects (which often happens, I am pleased to note), but to provide opportunities to enrich one’s knowledge about intellectual work in science and mathematics and to make new and, hopefully, lasting friendships.
- Group: Sophomore SeminarSession: Michigan I - The Cultural Politics of Race in Media and LiteratureStart Date: 06/24/2018End Date: 08/04/2018
This interdisciplinary course explores narrative representations of marginalized groups in mass media and literature. We consider questions of race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, focusing on themes of identity, cultural politics and social justice. The course examines the ways in which stories about difference are told and how racial issues are debated in and across U.S. society. We study the role of self-representation in the changing conventions of representations of marginalized groups and in interventions into sociopolitical national debates. The course incorporates a framework of identity, difference, migration and diaspora to study racialized experiences within U.S. borders as well as across read more