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College for Teens Program Offered this Summer at Union County College

CRANFORD – This
summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering
the 2019 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of
Chosen Freeholders.

The program will
be offered in both a morning and an afternoon session. Each session will meet
Monday through Thursday and is two weeks long. During the session students have
the chance to explore and research careers in criminal justice, healthcare, or transportation,
logistics, and distribution, while experiencing life on a college campus. Students
will learn about relevant career opportunities from prominent guest speakers.
The first session will be held in the morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on July 8
to 18. The second session will be held in the afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. on
July 15 to 25.

To apply for the
College for Teens program, students must be residents of Union County, be
enrolled in a Union County high school by September 2019, and be in good
academic standing. In addition to the application, students must submit a copy
of their recent report card along with a recommendation letter from a teacher
or guidance counselor. The completed application package can be emailed to youthprograms@ucc.edu, faxed to (908)
709-7070 or delivered to the Office of Continuing Education in MacDonald Hall at
1033 Springfield Avenue in Cranford. The application deadline for the College
for Teens program is Friday, May 24, 2019.

For additional information
about the College for Teens Program and the application form, visit https://www.ucc.edu/college-for-teens/
or call (908) 709-7600.