ISSP Information

Artspace Summer Apprenticeship Program

From July 5, 2016 to July 22, 2016, students will learn the visual art-making techniques and strategies of an invited Lead Artist, while also working with theater artists on spoken word works that amplify understanding of the visual output.

Together students will collaboratively conceive and mount a major gallery show at Artspace which will be on view all summer.

This year, Artspace has invited Brooklyn-based artist Wardell Milan (Yale MFA, Photography, ’04) to lead the program.

Starting with the construction of small dioramas made from photographs, the students will work with Wardell to transform these environments into theater-sized stage sets, which they will document through photography and activate through performance. Through this project, the students will sift through the social and emotional politics of the world they navigate and participate in to explore identity, while learning how to construct stage sets, design exhibitions, and devise narratives based in a visual language. The students will all receive an apprentice work stipend and on the final day of the program.

Deadline to apply is June 1, please find the application below.

https://artspacenewhaven.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/sap-2016-final-final-final-whole-form.pdf

Health Professionals Recruitment and Exposure Program

Yale’s HPREP is a nation-wide high school Saturday science enrichment program aimed at recruiting African-American, Native American, and Latino high school students into careers in the sciences and health professions. Under the mentorship of minority graduate and professional students, Students who will be high school sophomores and juniors for the 2016-2017 academic year will be introduced to various topics within medicine and public health. Each session is lead by a variety of Yale affiliates including professors, clinicians, professional students and administrators.
This year’s program consists of 9 sessions beginning on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

The deadline to apply is May 30th, 2016.

For the application please click here.

New Haven Gates Millennium Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Dazjia Monét Green of James Hillhouse High School and Kiet Ho of Metropolitan Business Academy who were awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship!

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established
in 1999 to provide outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American,
and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they
choose. Continuing Gates Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas:
computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science. The goal of GMS is to
promote academic excellence by providing thousands of outstanding students, who have significant financial need, the
opportunity to reach their full potential.

The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:
Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid;
Renewable awards for Gates Millennium Scholars maintaining satisfactory academic progress;
Graduate school funding for continuing Gates Millennium Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science;
Leadership development programs with distinctive personal, academic and professional growth opportunities.

*** FEE PROGRAM *** Summer Academy with Post University

The Summer Academy programs are offered during both July and August, which means you can participate in more than one option. Each one-week program provides you with an intensive, hands-on exploration of the area of study. You can choose between the CSI Academy, the Environmental Explorers Academy, or the Social Media Academy.

You can earn 3 college credits for each of the Summer Academy programs by enrolling in the coordinating High School Academy online course.

To qualify, you need:
A transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0+
A statement of recommendation from your high school.

Tuition for the Post University High School Academy online course $500. All learning materials and resources are provided.

To learn more about this opportunity please visit: http://post.edu/summer-academy

The New Haven Police Explorer Program

This program was created to help bridge the gap between police officers and the youth of the Greater New Haven Area. This opportunity is open to youth ages 12-20 years old to explore the various avenues of policing as well as other career opportunities to include but not limited to, the fire department, military, and paramedics.

The Police Explorers program is aimed at helping young people mature and helping them to become responsible and goal oriented adults. Police Explorers are also exposed to and certified in various skills to include CPR, bike patrol, honor guard, police tactics and physical training.

There will be an informational session on
May 4, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm at the Hillhouse High in thee School Auditorium located at 480 Sherman Pkwy, New Haven.

Yale’s Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP)

HPREP is a nation-wide high school Saturday science enrichment program aimed at recruiting African-American, Native American, and Latino high school students into careers in the sciences and health professions. Under the mentorship of minority graduate and professional students, Students who will be high school sophomores and juniors for the 2016-2017 academic year will be introduced to various topics within medicine and public health. Each session is lead by a variety of Yale affiliates including professors, clinicians, professional students and administrators. This year’s program consists of 9 sessions beginning on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

Students may apply here- Deadline is May 30th.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13Qv7DihY2lh9K054V2b-IebbMsie4dlOmd9NXcGjwuM/viewform

*** FEE PROGRAM*** Sacred Heart University’s Pre-College Summer Program

Sacred Heart University’s Pre-College Summer Program provides an excellent opportunity for academically motivated rising high school juniors and seniors to participate in college-level courses and earn college credits.

As a Pre-College student you’ll enroll in a three-week undergraduate freshman-level course and the grade and credits you earn will be recorded on an official Sacred Heart University transcript. These credits can generally be applied toward an undergraduate degree at SHU or another university.

PLEASE NOTE:
This program is NOT for NHPS credit, student will receive a separate SHU transcript. The cost associated with the program is based on the amount of credits your student chooses to enroll in ($200 per credit).

To qualify for the Pre-College Program at SHU, you must:
– Currently have a 3.0 or better grade point average (GPA)
– Be a rising high school junior or senior and have fulfilled all high school requirements for completing your sophomore or junior year prior to the summer course.
– Obtain a recommendation from your guidance counselor

For additional information please visit sacredheart.edu/precollege or contact Angela Pitcher, Executive Director, Part-Time Undergraduate Admissions at pitchera@sacredheart.edu

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