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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.