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Syracuse Summer College Brochure

Syracuse Summer College Brochure

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a Summer of learning a lifetime of appreciation

StudentS gain college experience and much more.
• Course offerings include an intensive college-level reading and writing program, and a concentrated program on media, schooling, and literacy. • Two three-credit courses are presented by faculty and instructional staff from Syracuse University’s School of Education and The College of Arts & Sciences. • Gain experience in a small, themed public high school co-founded by Syracuse University. • Receive support from a Syracuse University alumni club: The Friends of Leadership.

summer college in the city 2oo8
college experience for outStanding high School StudentS
Summer College Syracuse University 700 University Avenue Syracuse New York 13244-2530

program timeline
January-February 2008 announcement of program in nyc high schools. April 1, 2008 deadline for submission of letters of recommendation and student essays. April 15-May 15, 2008 applicant interviews. May 25, 2008 announcement of selection of students to participate in the Syracuse university Summer college in the city.

SyracuSe univerSity and the high School for leaderShip and public Service

SyracuSe univerSity School of education—in conjunction with the high School for leaderShip and public Service—preSentS a unique and exciting learning opportunity

summer college in the city 2oo8
college experience for outStanding high School StudentS
SyracuSe univerSity & neW yorK city departMent of education the high School for leaderShip and public Service 90 trinity place, neW yorK, ny

the program
Building on the success of its highly successful Summer College Program, Syracuse University has partnered with the New York City Department of Education to offer Summer College in the City, an exciting educational experience for high school juniors. Summer College in the City offers college-level courses to well-qualified high school juniors in New York City. It encourages talented students to consider careers in the professions, including education. This program serves as a partnership model for private, selective, research-oriented universities joining with urban school systems to improve education for all students.

be interviewed by officials from Syracuse University and the New York City Department of Education. Summer College in the City runs from June 30 to August 8, 2008 (six weeks). Classes will be scheduled four days a week, Monday through Thursday. Fridays are reserved for faculty-supervised visits to New York City businesses, organizations, and museums, that complement the curriculum. Daily sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Classes will be held at the NYC Department of Education’s High School for Leadership and Public Service, 90 Trinity Place, Manhattan, in the Wall Street area.

participation
Juniors from qualified schools within the NYC Department of Education are encouraged to apply to the program. Applicants will be selected through a competitive process. The program is free of charge to successful applicants. To qualify, students must be completing their junior year with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 85. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from their teacher or high school administrators and an essay explaining why they should be selected for the program. Candidates will

how to apply
Interested students who are eligible should contact their high school principal or the Syracuse University Summer College office at sumcoll@syr.edu or 315-443-3225. For additional information about Summer College, Summer College in the City, and partnering organizations, visit www.YeSU.syr.edu/city.

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