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2019 Summer Programs Summary

AFAM Material Culture Camp

July 8 - July 26, 2019; 1pm-5pm

Cost: $350

 

The Dillard University Ray Charles Program Material Culture Summer Camp is a three-week program that will teach basic cooking and sewing skills to school age children 10-13 years old. Participants will be exposed to New Orleans culture and traditions from the history and preparation of red beans and rice, to learning sewing techniques from Mardi Gras Indian special guest instructors.

 

Contacts:

Tracie L. Thomas, M.A.

Coordinator of Summer Programs

Email: summerprograms@dillard.edu

Phone: 504-816-4001

 

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CLASS Summer Science Camp

July 8 - July 26, 2019; 8am-12pm

Cost: $350

 

The CLASS Summer Science Camp at Dillard University is a three-week program designed for high school aged students (11th -12th grade) to explore health disparities through genetics and laboratory science experiments. Students will engage in activities to enhance their understanding of how genes play a role in diseases that affect people in certain communities through various lab exercises.

 

Contacts:

Tracie L. Thomas, M.A.

Coordinator of Summer Programs

Email: summerprograms@dillard.edu

Phone: 504-816-4001

 

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DILLARD UNIVERSITY-WOMEN IN STEM HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IN SUMMER (DU-WISHES)

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June 10 - June 21, 2019; 8am-3pm

Costs: $0

 

This program is an initiative to encourage female high school (7th - 12th Grade) students to gain hands-on experience in STEM related experiments and activities. An exciting line-up of activities and hands-on-exploration are being planned that would excite and stimulate your curiosity to science and expose you, our “women in science of tomorrow” to experiments in various fields of  engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, optics and optical illusion and mathematics. You will be learning about the illustrious women in science, especially minority and you will interact with guest speakers.

 

We are also planning a special wrap up event on the last day where teachers and parents of participating students would join while the students present their two-week experience. Lunch, at no cost to the students, will be provided on all the days and the students will receive a stipend at the end of two weeks for their full attendance and participation.

 

The program goal is to provide an enjoying and enriching experience for you, hoping you will get inspired to pursue a STEM career and change the current representation of women of color in STEM. 

 

Contacts:

Dr. Bernard Singleton

Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Email:  bsingleton@dillard.edu Phone: 504-816-4308

 

Dr. Abdalla Darwish

Presidential Professor, Professor of Physics

Email: adarwish@dillard.edu Phone: 504-816-4840

 

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DU English & Writing Prep Program (EWP2)

July 8 - July 26, 2019; 1pm-5pm

Cost: $350

 

The DU English & Writing Prep Program is a three-week enrichment program for rising 10 th and 11 th grade high school students that will offer essential techniques for successful writing, reading, and oral communication. There will be particular focus on organization, style, mechanics, research, writing about literature and current events, and giving an oral presentation, which are skills necessary for success on college entrance exams and first-year college English composition courses.

 

Contacts:

Tracie L. Thomas, M.A.

Coordinator of Summer Programs

Email: summerprograms@dillard.edu

Phone: 504-816-4001

 

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DU FIT CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 3 - July 12, 2019

Ages 4-12

 

Contact DU Athletics:

2601 Gentilly Blvd. 

504-816-4752

sportcamps@dillard.edu


 

DU Math Prep Program (MP2)

July 8 - July 26, 2019; 8am-12pm

Cost: $350

 

DU Math Prep Program is a three-week academic enrichment program for rising 10th-12th grade students designed to enhance mathematical skills necessary for standardized tests. The program will particularly focus on math principles, computing skills and critical thinking, all of which will also prepare students for first-year college Math courses.

 

Students must provide their own calculator (any of the approved calculators from the ACT Test listing- i.e. TI 83/TI-84).

 

Contacts:

Tracie L. Thomas, M.A.

Coordinator of Summer Programs

Email: summerprograms@dillard.edu

Phone: 504-816-4001

 

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EMERGING SCHOLARS

DATES June 12, 2019 – July 24, 2019
Welcome to the Dillard University Emerging Scholars Program. This residential summer program is designed to provide an academically stimulating and culturally motivating experience. The goal of the Emerging Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who successfully matriculate through the undergraduate curriculum by enhancing their reading, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills, while heightening their cultural and social readiness. The restructured program not only provides academic support during the six (6) week summer experience, but provides tutoring, academic counseling and mentoring throughout the freshman year and beyond.
 
Program Contact:
University College
Phone: (504) 816- 5234
Office: 101 PSB, Dillard University
Email: emergingscholars@dillard.edu 

 

Welcome to the Dillard University Emerging Scholars Program. This residential summer program is designed to provide an academically stimulating and culturally motivating experience. The goal of the Emerging Scholars Program is to increase the number of
students who successfully matriculate through the undergraduate curriculum by enhancing their reading, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills, while heightening their cultural and social readiness. The restructured program not only provides academic support during
the six (6) week summer experience, but provides tutoring, academic counseling and mentoring throughout the freshman year and beyond.
 
Program Goal: Provide opportunities for students to strengthen their academic skills in the areas of critical thinking, English and Mathematics

 

1. Incorporate programming to improve student academic preparedness through the development of academic success skills

2. Provide programs that assist students in their transition to Dillard University and college life through the development of critical relationships with faculty, staff and peers, as well as through the introduction of a holistic approach to the demands of college life

3. Create a summer experience that is supportive and stimulating academically, socially, and culturally  


Program Dates: June 12 – July 24, 2019
 

Admission to Dillard University Deadline: May 15, 2019 (for Emerging Scholars
program)
 
Last Day for Payment: June 8, 2019 
 
Admission Requirements
1. Students who require at least one developmental course prior to enrolling in the fall

2. Completed application, which includes an essay and recommendation letter from a high school guidance counselor or teacher
 
For more information, contact:
University College
Phone: (504) 816-5234
Office: 101 PSB, Dillard University
Email: emergingscholars@dillard.edu
 
2018 Summer Program Cost
Total Cost of Program   $1600.00

The remaining balance can be covered via a payment plan or with federal aid which in all cases will be a student loan and for some students the Federal Pell Grant might be awarded. To determine eligibility each student must complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
 
Federal financial aid is available for Emerging Scholar students for this summer program. 

A math textbook and a calculator, a cost savings of $250, will be provided.
 
Curriculum
 
A rigorous academic program, focusing on communications and quantitative skill building with additional sessions on:
1. Learning Strategies  
2. Critical Thinking & Analysis
3. Leadership Development
4. Professional Mentoring


Co-curricular Activities include:
1. Financial Literacy Seminars
2. Cultural Outings
3. Off-Campus Career Exploration

 

Program Organization
1. Incorporation of leadership development strategies
2. Enrollment in two academic courses which once successfully completed will qualify students to enroll in their first level Math, English and/or Science courses
3. Participation in specialized workshops and training focused on academic success strategies (time management, study skills, money management, etc.), transition topics (personal management, relationships, etc.), to support their transition into college
4. Exploration of academic majors and careers

 

Assessment
In addition to lecture examinations, quizzes and rubrics designed to evaluate specific assignments, standardized examinations will be used as pre and post program assessments.
- See more at: http://www.dillard.edu/_academics/academic_center_for_excellence/emerging-scholars.php


 

 

Mock Trial Camp

June 10 - June 14, 2019

Program no longer accepting applications

The Greater New Orleans Martinet Legal Society along with the Dillard University Pre-Law Program will
host its first ever Mock Trial Camp from June 10 - 14, 2019. The week long camp will offer 7th and 8th
grade students the opportunity to explore the exciting profession of law. During the camp, the students
will learn all stages of preparing a case for trial that will culminate with the students participating in a full
mock trial on the final day of the camp. Students will engage in problem-based learning, and develop key
critical thinking skills, and analytical reasoning.


 

 

PRE-FRESHMAN ENGINEERING SUMMER PROGRAM (PREP) CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 3 - July 12, 2019

The aim of the program is to strengthen skills in the sciences, mathematics, computer science and to introduce engineering for middle and high school students, as well as sharpen individual communication and critical thinking skills.  Participants will be introduced to courses in mathematics, general biology/chemistry, English, and computer science. Throughout the six-week summer program, students will participate in scientific demonstrations and experimentations, mathematical reasoning, computer science training, Science and Engineering Fairs; as well as exposure to various fields of Science and Engineering field trips.

 

Contact: 

Dr. Ruby Broadway, (504) 286-4725 or rbroadway@dillard.edu

Grade Level:  7th through 10th  

Program Date:  June 3 - July 12, 2019

Times:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $300.00 plus $25/week for aftercare, if applicable

Course Content: Seed planting, park building, acid rain climate control, ecosystems, energy, waste, water and Healthy Minds in Healthy Bodies.

NOTE:  All money is paid to Dillard University, PREP at the Cashier’s window.


 

 

 

TALENT SEARCH CLICK TO LEARN MORE

DATES TO BE DETERMINED

Dillard University Educational Talent Search program is offering a FREE Summer Enrichment Academy at Dillard University for students in grades 6 - 12, for 5-weeks. Students will receive instructions in English, mathematics, science, and ACT preparations. Students will also be enrolled in various enrichment courses including: Youth Leadership, Art Exposure, Career Development, and Financial Literacy. Further, the program includes weekly cultural enrichment activities.  

 

Dillard University Educational Talent Search is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to eligible students free of charge. (Note: To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced price meals by family size are listed on the next page. Children who are a part of a household that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Family (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals).

 

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: Lunch will be provided Monday - Thursday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. - Dillard University - Dent Hall.

 

To register, email: ncoleman@dillard.edu

Students must attend one of the following target schools:

James Singleton Charter School

Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

Cohen College Prep

John Ehret High School

W. Higgins High School


 

 

VERIZON MALE INITIATIVE CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 3 - July 21, 2019; 8am-4pm

Cost: $0

Free STEM Program for Boys in Grades 6 Through 8

Dillard University and Verizon are offering a free programto engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The program is for African American and Latino boys attendingNew Orleans Public Middle Schools entering grades six through eight.

 

FREE Breakfast and Lunch served.

 

All participants will receive a FREE School Supplies and Backpack upon completion.

Sessions are held Monday through Thursday

 

Program Contact:

Ms. Akendra Johnson

Phone: (504) 816-4092

Office: STEM Suite 342, Dillard University

Email: vilmm@dillard.edu

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

 

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YOUNG SCHOLARS ENVIRONMENTAL CAMP CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 3 - July 12, 2019

The Young Scholars Environmental Camp is designed to meet the unique needs and interests of children and youth. Young campers will participate in their favorite sports promoting health and the development of important social skills; explore environmental interests that could lead to rewarding careers; get an early taste of college life and the value of academic achievement; engage in dynamic, hands-on learning experiences that enable growth and success; be involved with environmental demonstrations by guest speakers; participate in environmental science field trips; meet peers with similar interests and build new friendships and have fun and create memories to last a lifetime.

 

Contact: 

Dr. Ruby Broadway, (504) 286-4725 or rbroadway@dillard.edu

Grade Level:  1st through 8th

Program Dates:  June 3 - July 12, 2019

Times:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $300.00 plus $25/week for aftercare, if applicable

NOTE:  All money is paid to Dillard University, PREP at the Cashier’s window.

 

 

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