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June 16, 2009

Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
News and Information
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769

NEWS TIP: Tyler GEAR UP at UT Tyler to Hold “Career Exploration Road Trips” for High School Students


Tyler GEAR UP at The University of Texas at Tyler will hold “Career Exploration Road Trips” this summer for high school students.

Each road trip will explore a career area through a survey of career aptitude, discussions with college/university faculty and visits to area businesses that allow students to see on-site career applications.

Road Trips to be held at UT Tyler include:

Business Camp, June 16 – 17

June 16

  • 9 – 11:30 a.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Career exploration.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. UT Tyler Business Building: UT Tyler business department tour.
  • 1:30 p.m. UT Tyler Muntz Library: Wrap-up activity.

June 17

  • 1:30 p.m. UT Tyler Muntz Library, room 401: Wrap-up activity.

Medical Incredible, June 18 – 19

June 18

  • 9 – 11:30 a.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Career exploration.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. UT Tyler Braithwaite Building: UT Tyler nursing department tour.

June 19

  • 1:30 p.m. UT Tyler Muntz Library, room 401: Wrap-up activity.                     

“I CAN” Outstanding Students – technology/art focus, June 23 – 24

June 23

  • 9 – 11:30 a.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Career exploration.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. UT Tyler Ratliff Engineering and Computer Science Complex, Art Studio: UT Tyler computer science and art department tours.

June 24

  • 1:30 p.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Wrap-up activity.

“I CAN” Outstanding Students – math/science focus, June 25 – 26

June 25

  • 9 – 11:30 a.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Career exploration.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. UT Tyler Biology, Education and Psychology Building: UT Tyler biology department tour.

June 26

  • 1:30 p.m. UT Tyler Robert Muntz Library, room 401: Wrap-up activity. 

UT Tyler received $3.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to implement Tyler Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.

In partnership with the Tyler Independent School District, Tyler GEAR UP serves to encourage and prepare low-income students for college.

For more information, call Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.
 

 
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