High school students can earn transferable college credits through new UW-Green Bay summer programs

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is excited to announce the launch of the Global Learning Program and Summer Scholars Program, which will help Northeast Wisconsin high school juniors and seniors prepare for college. These programs will give high school students the opportunity to take UW-Green Bay courses and earn college credits that transfer to thousands of colleges and universities across the country. As well, students will be able to gain valuable college prep skills, including time management and college-level information analysis.

The Global Learning Program combines community events with online discussions aimed at enhancing students’ understanding of global economic, political and cultural matters. Registration for this program is open now and ends on Friday, March 22, 2019. The program spans through spring and summer.

The Summer Scholars Program brings participants to the UW-Green Bay campus for four full days per week beginning on Monday, Jun. 17, 2019 and ending on Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019 to take courses in English, environmental science or astronomy. Participants will receive college credit for the course, as well as academic support and enrichment workshops on college topics including applications, financial aid and study skills. Registration for Summer Scholars is open now and closes Friday, May 17, 2019.

Interested parents and students can register and learn more by visiting the UW-Green Bay K-12 Relations website. Questions regarding the Summer Scholars or Global Learning Programs can be directed to Tessa Tilot in the K-12 Relations office via email at tilott@uwgb.edu or via phone at 920-465-2035.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, Division I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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