ANNOUNCEMENTS

Apply Now, Touro Health Career Camp 

Applications Due June 1

Touro is now recruiting rising high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates for the Health Career Camp, July 24 - 28.  This is a one-week introduction to nursing and allied health with CPR training and the opportunity to meet a variety of physicians and other healthcare professionals. 

 

Sessions this summer will include various clinical rotations and a field trip to other healthcare facilities.   

 

Career Camp participants must be

  • At least 16 years of age
  • A rising high school junior, senior, or recent graduate and planning a healthcare career
  • Available for the full five days
  • Highly motivated and have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Able to provide health records with the application
  • Available to attend a mandatory health screening with a parent or guardian on Saturday, June 24

A Touro staff member is available to make school presentations.  Applications, due by close of business on June 1 may be printed from the webpage at http://www.touro.com/careercamp

For further information, call Touro Volunteer Services at (504) 897-8107 or email Denise.Chetta@lcmchealth.org.


LSU College of Engineering SUMMER CAMP 

This is a reminder of the two summer camps coming up from LSU. These programs give high school students the chance to explore, create, and compete in a variety of engineering and college preparatory activities. The camps are held on LSU’s Baton Rouge campus where faculty and students interact with attendees through a number of hands-on workshops and activities.

The 2017 Recruiting into Engineering High-Ability Multicultural Students (REHAMS) summer camp is scheduled for June 18-24, 2017, and is open to rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. Students of all backgrounds are welcomed to apply, though some preference is given to underrepresented populations within the STEM fields. 

The eXploration Camp Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers (XCITE) summer camp is scheduled for July 9-15, 2017, and is open to rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade female students. This PBS video showcases the 2015 XCITE camp http://www.pbs.org/video/2365577270/.

The all-inclusive cost of attendance for each camp is $500, and a limited number of need-based scholarships are available for eligible students. Please encourage your eligible students to submit their online application (including an unofficial transcript, resume, and 500-word essay) by 11:59pm CDT on May 7, 2017, in order to be considered as an applicant for this year’s camps.

For more information, please see the included flyers and visit the LSU College of Engineering Summer Camp webpage at http://www.lsu.edu/eng/future/summer-camps. Students can also access the online applications for both camps on that page.

If you have any questions, please contact the LSU College of Engineering summer camp staff at rehams@eng.lsu.eduxcite@eng.lsu.edu, or (225)-578-5192.

 







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Third Prize: $100

 

Along with the winning prize money to help advance your entrepreneurial career, you will earn a certificate of achievement demonstrating that your team’s creativity and critical thinking produced a top startup pitch!


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ACT NEWS
The registration deadline for the JUNE 10, 2017 ACT is MAY 5th. 
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FREE ACT PREP WORKSHOPS

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