Discussion on Fairfield University's Summer Scholar Program

Discussion on Fairfield University's Summer Scholar Program


Who : Aaron Perkus, associate dean, University College, Fairfield University

What : A free informal discussion for high school students and their parents on Fairfield University's Summer Scholar Program, which will be taking place on campus from July 8 to July 20.

Where : Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield, CT

When : Monday, April 16 at 7 p.m.

Motivated high school students are invited to apply for this residential academic and enrichment program offering a chance to take a college course for transfer credits. Students in the classes of 2013 and 2014 can study biology, communication, economics, film, international studies, music, sociology or studio art with Fairfield faculty alongside current undergraduates. Participants will enjoy workshops on the college search process and access to Fairfield's picturesque campus, state-of-the-art library and labs and recreational facilities.

Students must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. For more information or to apply before the June 15 deadline, visit www.fairfield.edu/summerscholars.

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Volume: 44 Number: 248

Fairfield University is a modern, Jesuit Catholic university rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions. More than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S. and across the globe are pursuing degrees in the University’s five schools. Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values. The University is located on a stunning 200-acre campus on the scenic Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.