Summer programs for high school students receive recognition

Author: William G. Gilroy

Two University of Notre Dame summer programs for high school students have been selected as “Editors Choice For Best Quality” in a new book that highlights high quality pre-college programs.p. The Career Discovery in Architecture and the Summer Experience programs are profiled in “Early College Programs: Summer College Programs for High School Students.”The book, edited by Robert Hydrisko and published by Nautilus Press, is the first written on early college programs. Over 250 programs at 190 colleges are profiled, highlighting pre-college programs for more than 80 careers. The guide also includes a special section for underrepresented and learning disabled youth.p. The School of Architecture’s Career Discovery program is geared toward high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates who are considering, or who have begun, an architecture program. Participants learn about architectural history and the skills and responsibilities required in contemporary architecture practice. The program is led by Notre Dame architecture professors and advanced students. Participants also have an opportunity to experience student life through athletic and social activities.p. The Summer Experience program is designed for academically gifted juniors and seniors-to-be. Participants are in residence at Notre Dame for three weeks in July, taking part in one of six fields of study ? life sciences, business/entrepreneurship, literature, psychology, theology, and pre-law. In addition to their academic courses and fieldwork, the students also participate in evening and weekend workshops, recreational activities, field trips, and social and community service opportunities.p. For more information on the Career Discovery in Architecture, contact the School of Architecture at (574) 631-6137 or visit p. For information on the Summer Experience Program, contact the Office of Pre-College Programs at (574) 631-0990 or visit .

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