UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications
MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Tyler GATE Program Recruiting Event
February 7, 2011
Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler Global Awareness Through Education program will hold a recruitment session 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11 in the University Center Ballroom, Dr. Jill Blondin, GATE director, announced.
Incoming UT Tyler freshman students, parents and high school counselors are encouraged to attend.
“This GATE recruitment event allows high school students, their parents and counselors the opportunity to hear about this exciting one-of-a-kind opportunity for incoming freshmen. Faculty members and the GATE staff will present information about this new program and answer questions,” said Blondin.
GATE is a two-year residential learning program designed for incoming freshmen where students live together, take enhanced core curriculum classes and participate in on and off campus activities that are globally engaging and culturally diverse.
To RSVP, email GATE@uttyler.edu. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.