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Who’s on campus? CLS, Upward Bound, McNair underway

June 15, 2012

June 11 - July 27:  McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded program (one of the TRIO Programs funded by the Department of Education) with the goal of increasing the number of students in doctoral degree programs who are low-income and first-generation undergraduates or students who come from groups underrepresented in graduate education.
Summer Director: Thomas Owenby

June 13 - July 20: Upward Bound (High School Youth)

The Beloit College Upward Bound is a federally- no hyphen funded TRIO program that provides high school students with educational opportunities designed to prepare them for college.  Students will be commuting the first few weeks and staying on-campus starting July 8th.
Director: Stephanie King; Co-Director: Jacob Conklin

June 14 - June 16:  Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Classes

The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation is going to be hosting a class with visiting students from across the country on June 14, 15, and 16th.  This is the first year Beloit College will have Campbell Center classes on campus.
Beloit College Contacts: Bill Green, Nicolette Meister, Michelle Burton

June 16 - August 10: Center for Language Studies (CLS)
The Center offers four- and eight-week programs in four critical-need languages:  Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.  At the successful conclusion of each eight-week summer language program, students will have completed the equivalent of one year of college-level language study.  Beloit College students, high school students, professional, and undergraduate and graduate students from different colleges/universities participate in the program.
Director:  Tom Kreiser
Faculty Director: Olga Ogurtsova

June 18 - June 29: Help Yourself Mezzo Academy (6th-8th Grade Youth)
Serving the Beloit area for over 24 years, the Help Yourself Programs are dedicated to preparing local youth to be successful in school and preparing students to attend a four-year institution of higher education.  The three primary goals of  programming are academic success, college access, and career exposure.
Director: Stephanie King

Ongoing Programs