MR. A. HOOGENBOOM, PRINCIPAL MS. R. SCHOENFELD, COUNSELOR
COLLEGE OFFICE NEWSLETTER – FALL, 2009- #6 Please refer to prior newsletters for important dates and additional information COLLEGE PROGRAMS Baruch College (CUNY) – Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Art, Biology, Business Communication, Business Journalism, Computer Information Systems, Corporate communication, Creative Writing, Economics, English Literature, Finance and Investments, Graphic communication, History, Industrial/Organization Psychology, Journalism, Management, Management of Musical Enterprises, Marketing Management, Math, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Affairs, Quantitative Methods and Modeling, Real Estate, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics
Student Housing – Go to www.studenthousing.org/baruch
Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)- Business Administration, Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, Writing and Literature, Computer Science, Education, Engineering Science, Human Services, Math, Science, Science for Forensics, Theatre, Accounting, Business Management, computer Network Technology, computer Information Systems, health Information Technology, Multimedia Programming and Design, Nursing, Office Automation, Office Operations, paramedic, Respiratory Therapy, Small Business Entrepreneurship, Video Arts and Technology. Go to www.bmcc.cuny.edu for more info
Brooklyn College (CUNY) – Art, Film, Music, Television and Radio, Theater (+Education in all previous mentioned fields), Accounting, Business, Management and Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Education from Early Childhood to High School in all majors, Anthropology and Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Speech, Classic Literature, English, comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Journalism, Linguistics, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, cognitive Science, computer and Information Science, Multimedia Computing, Environmental Studies, Geology, math, Physics. Go to www.brooklyn.cuny.edu CUNY – Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies. Go to www.cunyba.cun.edu
ASAP- Program in community colleges of CUNY – Attend college FREE, free Metrocards, free textbooks, small classes, receive intensive advisement, help finding work. Go to www.cuny.edu/asap for more info.
City College of New York (CUNY) – City College Honors Program, Macaulay Honors College at City College, KeySpan Scholars Leadership Program (85+ gpa, 1100 Math & Reading SAT), Engineering, Architecture. Go to www.ccny.cuny.edu for more info. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education-BS/MD and Physician Assistant Programs. Go to http://sophiedavis.ccny.cuny.edu Colby College (ME) – Administrative Science, African Studies, African-American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Chinese, Classical Civilization, Classics, Computer Science, East Asian Studies Economics, English, Creative Writing, French, Geology, Geosciences, German, Government, history, Human development, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Math, Music, philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.
College of Staten Island (CUNY) – Accounting, American Studies, African American Studies, Art, Photography, biochemistry, biology, Business, Chemistry, Cinema Studies, communications, Computer Science, computer Technology, Dramatic Arts, Economics, Education, Engineering Science, English, History, Information Systems, International Studies, Math, Medical Technology, Music, Music: Electrical Technology, Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology/Anthropology, Spanish, women’s Studies
Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY) – Presidential Scholars Program. Honors program – priority registration, housing, merit stipend. Competitive admission. Need essay, SAT scores, letters of recommendation, class rank and good GPA. Go to www.fitnyc.edu/honors for more info
Genesee (SUNY) – May not be using “test-optional” policy for early decision after all. The school is reconsidering and delaying implementation of that policy until they can research it better. Go to www.geneseo.edu Hunter College (CUNY) – Accounting, Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History, Asian American Studies, Behavioral Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Industry, Chemistry, Chinese language & Literature, Classical Studies, Comparative literature, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, English, English Language Arts, Film, Environmental Studies, French, Geography, German, Greek, Hebrew, history, Italian, Jewish Social Studies, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Math, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Religion, Romance Languages, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics, Theatre, Urban Studies, Women & Gender Studies., school of Education, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing. Go to www.hunter.cuny.edu for more info
LaGuardia Community College (CUNY) – Nursing, EMT/Paramedic, Veterinary Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Engineering, Mental Health, Mortuary Science, Gerontology, Radiologic Tech, New Media Tech, Accounting, Business, Finance, Music Recording Technology, Computer Science & Tech, Computer Programming, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Paralegal Studies, Entrepreneurship, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts. Go to www.laguardia.edu/majors
Lasell College (MA)- Environmental Studies. Go to www.lasell.edu or www.lasell.edu/academics/course_catalog.asp for more info on programs.
Lehman College (CUNY) – Accounting, African & African-American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Art History, Biology, Business Admin, Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Computer Graphics & Imaging, Computer Science, Computing and management, Dance-Theater, Dietetics-Food & Nutrition, Economics, English, French, Geography, Geology, Greek, Greek & Latin, health Education and Promotion, Health Teacher, health Service Admin, Hebraic and Judaic Studies, Hebrew, History, Italian, Italian-American Studies, Latin, Latin American &Caribbean Studies, Linguistics, mass communication, Math, Multilingual Journalism, Music Nursing, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Puerto Rican Studies, Recreation Education, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Speech Pathology & Audiology, Theater, Education, Environmental Science, Women’s Studies
Macaulay Honors Program – CUNY- Baruch, Brooklyn, City, Hunter Lehman, Queens, College of Staten Island. Go to www.macaulay.cuny.com New York City College of Technology (CUNY) City Tech – Information Science, Computer Engineering Tech, Computer Systems, electromechanical Engineering Tech, Micro-computer Business Systems, Architectural Tech., Computer Engineering Tech, Facilities Management, Telecommunications Engineering Tech, Civil Engineering Tech, Construction Management Tech, Electrical Engineering Tech, Electromechanical Engineering Tech, Environmental Control Tech, industrial Design Tech, mechanical Engineering Tech, Telecommunications Engineering Tech, Air Conditioning Equipment Technician, Building/Housing Superintendent Tech, Sustainable Technologies, Communication Design, Entertainment Tech, Graphic Arts Production Management, Art & Advertising Design, Industrial Design, Desktop Publishing, Lighting Systems Tech, Scenic Construction, Show Control, Sound Systems Technology, Health Services Admin, Nursing, Chemical Technology, Dental hygiene, Restorative Dentistry/Dental lab Tech, Radiologic Tech & Medical Imaging, Vision Care Tech? Ophthalmic Dispensing, Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Disability Studies, hospitality Management, Accounting, Art & Advertising Design, Fashion Marketing, Hospitality Management, Marketing Management & Sales, Career & Technical Education Teacher, Technology Teacher, Human Services, legal Assistant Studies, , Interactive Media Tech, video Production, Entertainment Technology.
Pace University (NY) – Accounting, Acting, Art, Pre-professional in Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Podiatry, and many others. Go to www.pace.edu for more info
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts – Go to www.pafa.edu for more information. Many careers available with artistic training – graphic designers, web and software companies, advertising and publishing, art instructors, museums
Pratt Institute (NY) – Construction Management. Go to www.pratt.edu for more info
School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Go to www.saic.edu for more info.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry –Ranger School – Saturday, October 24, 2009. Go to www.esf.edu/rsvisit to register or go to www.esf.edu/rangerschool and www.esf.edu for more info.
Syracuse University (NY) – Enhanced first-year experience, IBM partnership, Entrepreneurship, many others. Go to www.syracuse.edu for more info.
University of New Haven (CT) – Art-Digital Art & Design, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Communication, Dental hygiene, Education, English, Environmental Science, Foreign Languages, Global Studies, Graphic Design, history, Interior Design, Marine biology, Math, Music, Music Industry, Music & Sound recording, Nutrition & Dietetics, Pre-Dental, Law, Medical, Veterinary, Psychology, Theatre, Business, Criminal Justice, Engineering.
University of California, L.A. - Architecture and Urban Design, Art, Design/Media Arts, World Arts and Cultures, School of Music. Go to www.arts.ucla.edu for more info
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts – Art Education, Fashion Design, Communication Arts, Film, Theater, Photography. Go to www.vcu.edu/arts for more info.
Wentworth Institute of Technology (MA) – Architecture, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Network and Information Systems, Computer Science, Construction Management, Electromechanical Engineering, electronic Engineering Technology, Facilities Planning & Management, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering Technology. Go to www.wit.edu for more info.
Psychology Programs – Purchase (SUNY), Western state College of Colorado, Susquehanna University (PA), Hillsdale College (MI), Columbia (NY), Chapman University (CA), Adelphi University (NY), Briar Cliff University (IA), Green Mountain College (VT), Emmanuel College (MA) Ohio Wesleyan University (OH), Le Moyne College (NY), Loyola University (LA), Molloy College (NY), University of Maine at Farmington (ME)
OPEN HOUSES/VISITATION DAYS/COLLEGE FAIRS/WORKSHOPS The Association of Black Educators of New York (ABENY) – Fall conference for parents, educators and students – Saturday, November 14, 2009- 8:00am-2:00pm- Frederick Douglass Academy- 149th Street and Adam Clayton Powel Blvd. H. S. students free. Registration material in college office.
Brooklyn College (CUNY) – Open House-Sunday, October 25-11AM
Information Sessions- Saturday, November 7, Sunday, November 15= Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library- 10:30AM- RSVP at www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/events . Facebook-Brooklyn College Admissions. Twitter-Bklynadmissions
College of Staten Island (CUNY)- Fall Undergraduate Open house- Sunday, November 15, 2009- 10:30AM .RSVP at www.csi.cuny.edu/admissions Drew University (NJ) – Arts Day – Friday, November 6, “Inside Drew”-Saturday, November 21.
Drexel University (PA) – Go to www.drexel.edu/em/ug/visit for open house schedule
Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ) – Discover Your Major Day- theater Arts workshops for College-Bound Seniors- Thursday, November 19-Noon-5:00pm, Friday, December 4-9:30Am-3:30pm. RSVP using fax sheet in college office or email email@example.com Farmingdale (SUNY) – “PortfolioFest 2009 – For Juniors and Seniors- Workshop to help create portfolio for college for various fields of art including illustration, advertising, graphic design and web design
Hofstra University (NY) – Open House- Sunday, October 25, 2009. Go to www.hofstra.edu for more info.
Hunter College (CUNY) – October 20th, 27th, November 3, 10, 17, 24. Go to www.hunter.cuny.edu Long Island University (Brooklyn) – Sunday, November 15- 11AM-2PM. Go to www.brooklyn.liu.edu to register and for more info
Marist College (NY) – Open House for Computer Science/Information Technology and Systems – Saturday, October 24th. Go to www.marist.edu for more info
Mentoring in Medicine, Inc- “Yes, I can be a Health Care Professional!”- For minority students interested in Health careers- Saturday, December 5- 8AM-2PM-frederick Douglass Academy I, 2581 Adam Clayton Power Blvd (7th Ave), between 148th & 150th Streets ( free parking ). RSVP at http://mentoringmedicineconference.eventbrite.com New York Urban League –Historically Black College and University Fair- Saturday, November 14th – Riverbank State Park-11AM-3PM. Register online at www.nyul.org Plattsburgh (SUNY) – Informational Program for Prospective EOP students in NYC . Monday, November 16th- SUNY Center fro Student Recruitment (CSR)- Schwartz Theater- 33 West 42nd Street, NYC- 5:30 PM. Register online at www.plattsburgh.edu/admissions/csr/ Pratt Institute (NY) – Information Session for Associate Degree Program for Graphic Design, Digital Design & Interactive Media, Illustration, Painting/Drawing- Saturday-October 31-10AM-11:30AM. Go to www.pratt.edu/aos for more info
Information Session for students interested in Construction Management- Saturday, November 7, 2009- 10-11:30 AM, Pratt Manhattan Center-Construction Management Department-144 West 14th Street. Go to http://www.pratt.edu/acadmeics/architecture/contruction_management/ for more info
Queens College (CUNY) – Fall Open House- Sunday, November 1- Dining Hall. RSVP at www.qc.cuny.edu/admissions St. John’s University (NY) – November 15- Queens campus and Staten Island campus. Go to www.stjohns.edu/Admission/open_house Southern New Hampshire University – Saturday Tours and Interviews- October 24, November 14, December 12, Spring –Jan 30, Feb 13, March 6, April 3
Open Houses – Saturday, November 7, Saturday April 24- 9AM-2PM
Friday Culinary Open houses-Nov.13, March 5, April 2.
Go to www.snhu.edu to register
University of New Haven (CT) – Open House – Sunday, November 8 – Register online at www.newhaven.edu/openhouse York College (CUNY) – Open House- November 8- Noon-4PM-Academic Core Building, The Atrium. RSVP at www.york.cuny.edu/open-house-2009 SCHOOL SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS Drew University (NJ) – For students who are involved in community service. Go to www.drew.edu/wanted Marist College (NY) – Full scholarships to highly talented students majoring in Computer Science Information Technology and systems. Go to www.marist.edu for more info.
SCHOLARSHIPS Association of Black Educators of New York (ABENY) – Application in college office. + composition explaining why you should be awarded a scholarship, transcript, SAT scores, 4 letters of recommendation; 2 from teachers, 2 from community representatives, resume reflecting extra curricular a community service activities, photo
Catholic Teachers Association – For college-bound seniors in Brooklyn and Queens Public high Schools. Application in College Office.
Carolina Rice/Univision Radio Scholarship Program – Go to www.mahatmarice.com/scholarship for applications. Tips on “How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay” can be downloaded from the site.
The Random House, Inc. Creative Writing Competition – original poetry, memoir, fiction and drama and Graphic Novel. Go to www.randomhouse.com/creativewriting for applications and information. Application also available in college office.
PRE-COLLEGE/BRIDGE/SUMMER PROGRAMS Bentley University (MA) – Tomorrow25 competition for high school Juniors. For students who appear to be on their way to becoming tomorrow’s leaders of business and society. Go to www.bentley.edu/Tomorrow25 for more info
UCLA (University of California, L.A.) - Go to www.summer.ucla.edu for programs.
WEBSITES/RESOURCES www.cappex.com – Great tools for college search, preparation, application.
www.citizensbank.com/edu - Understanding financial aid, student banking, countdown to college calendar
www.citizensbank.com/edu/scholarshipsearch www.MyMajors.com – Use code COF2K9 for free advisement report- find college majors that reflect your interests and achievements.
www.CollegeOutlook.net – information and support on college and careers.