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Summer Science Enrichment Program - Program will not be offered Summer 2012

The Ursuline College Chemistry Department invites rising high school sophomores (class of 2014) and juniors (class of 2013) to participate in a unique and exciting opportunity exploring chemistry and chemistry related fields. The Summer Science Enrichment Program is a special three-day, pre-college experience. It will run on Fridays, July 8, 15 and 22 from 9am - 3pm. Participants must commit to all three Fridays. The activities will include indoor and outdoor labs and hands-on activities at the Ursuline College campus (July 8), The Chemistry Dept at Cleveland State University (July 15) and The Lubrizol Corporation in Lake County, OH (July 22).

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As a program participant you will:

  • Perform indoor and outdoor labs and hands-on activities.
  • Tour labs at a local industry and see first-hand how chemistry is involved in all these vital areas.
  • Learn about how college can prepare you for a career in chemistry and related fields
Dress codes are:
  • July 8: Closed-toed shoes required; no bare midriffs or short shorts
  • July 15: Dress for chemistry lab and air conditioning; closed-toed shoes required; no shorts
  • July 22: Business casual dress; no jeans, tennis shoes, high heel shoes or t-shirts

To apply for this special three-day pre-college experience, fill out an application along with a short 250 word or less essay. A teacher recommendation is optional, but encouraged. Overall GPA of 2.5 and a minimum 'C' grade in Science, Math and English classes. Review of applications will begin on April 1 and will continue through June 3 or until openings are filled.

A $50 registration fee for the entire program covers all workshops, materials, along with breakfast and lunch each day. Scholarships are available. A $25 refundable deposit is required upon program acceptance.