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2018 Summer Programs Summary

DEEPER STUDENT LEARNING (DSL) CLICK TO LEARN MORE

May 20 – June 30, 2018

The aim of the program is to strengthen skills in the sciences, mathematics, computer science and to introduce engineering for pre-admitted Dillard students.  Participants will be introduced to courses in mathematics, general biology/chemistry, English, and computer science.

 

Contact:  Dr. Ruby Broadway, (504) 286-4725 or rbroadway@dillard.edu

Grade Level:  1st through 8th

Program Dates:  June 6-July 15, 2016

Times:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $300.00 plus $25/week for aftercare, if applicable

NOTE:  All money is paid to Dillard University, YSEC at the Cashier’s window.

 

PRE-FRESHMAN ENGINEERING SUMMER PROGRAM (PREP) CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 4 – July 13, 2018

The aim of the program is to strengthen skills in the sciences, mathematics, computer science and to introduce engineering for middle and high school students, as well as sharpen individual communication and critical thinking skills.  Participants will be introduced to courses in mathematics, general biology/chemistry, English, and computer science. Throughout the six-week summer program, students will participate in scientific demonstrations and experimentations, mathematical reasoning, computer science training, Science and Engineering Fairs; as well as exposure to various fields of Science and Engineering field trips.

 

Contact: 

Dr. Ruby Broadway, (504) 286-4725 or rbroadway@dillard.edu

Grade Level:  7th through 10th  

Program Date:  June 6 – July 15, 2018

Times:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $300.00 plus $25/week for aftercare, if applicable

Course Content: Seed planting, park building, acid rain climate control, ecosystems, energy, waste, water and Healthy Minds in Healthy Bodies.

NOTE:  All money is paid to Dillard University, PREP at the Cashier’s window.

 

YOUNG SCHOLARS ENVIRONMENTAL CAMP CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 4 - July 13, 2018

The Young Scholars Environmental Camp is designed to meet the unique needs and interests of children and youth. Young campers will participate in their favorite sports promoting health and the development of important social skills; explore environmental interests that could lead to rewarding careers; get an early taste of college life and the value of academic achievement; engage in dynamic, hands-on learning experiences that enable growth and success; be involved with environmental demonstrations by guest speakers; participate in environmental science field trips; meet peers with similar interests and build new friendships and have fun and create memories to last a lifetime.

 

Contact: 

Dr. Ruby Broadway, (504) 286-4725 or rbroadway@dillard.edu

Grade Level:  1st through 8th

Program Dates:  June 6 - July 15, 2018

Times:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $300.00 plus $25/week for aftercare, if applicable

NOTE:  All money is paid to Dillard University, PREP at the Cashier’s window.

 

DILLARD UNIVERSITY-WOMEN IN STEM HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IN SUMMER (DU-WISHES)

DATES TO BE DETERMINED

This program is an initiative to encourage female high school (10th - 12th Grade) students to gain hands-on experience in STEM related experiments and activities. An exciting line-up of activities and hands-on-exploration are being planned that would excite and stimulate your curiosity to science and expose you, our “women in science of tomorrow” to experiments in various fields of  engineering, biology, chemistry, physics, optics and optical illusion and mathematics. You will be learning about the illustrious women in science, especially minority and you will interact with guest speakers.

 

We are also planning a special wrap up event on the last day where teachers and parents of participating students would join while the students present their two-week experience. Lunch, at no cost to the students, will be provided on all the days and the students will receive a stipend at the end of two weeks for their full attendance and participation.

 

The program goal is to provide an enjoying and enriching experience for you, hoping you will get inspired to pursue a STEM career and change the current representation of women of color in STEM. 

 

Contacts:

Dr. Bernard Singleton

Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Email:  bsingleton@dillard.edu Phone: 504-816-4308

 

Dr. Abdalla Darwish

Presidential Professor, Professor of Physics

Email: adarwish@dillard.edu Phone: 504-816-4840

 

AIR FORCE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATE (REU) AND ARMY REU SUMMER PROGRAMS

DATES TO BE DETERMINED

These programs will offer undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct various types of physics research in optics and material science. Each program is designed for juniors and seniors majoring in STEM fields. During the 10-week summer programs, each student will work on cutting-edge experiments and will be trained on various equipment like Pulsed Laser Deposition chambers, AFM, SEM, FTIR, XRD, XRF, Spectrophotometer, Spectrograph and more. Research findings will be reported, lectures and mini-courses attended, and recreational activities enjoyed. Research areas: optics/lasers, material science, space science. $4000 stipend for ten weeks in addition to room and board.

 

Program Director:

Dr. Abdalla Darwish

Presidential Professor, Professor of Physics

Email: adarwish@dillard.edu

Phone: 504- 816- 4840

 

REU-ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH: CALIFORNIA OIL SPILL COMPARATIVE STUDY WITH THE BP OIL SPILL. - SERVICE VS. DEEP WATER

DATES TO BE DETERMINED

This is an 8-week period program that gives three students the opportunity to contribute to a research project and to enhance their presentation skills

 

Program Director:

Dr. Bernard Singleton

Associate Professor, Department of Biology

Email:  bsingleton@dillard.edu

Phone: 504- 816- 4308

 

EMERGING SCHOLARS CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 13 – July 24, 2018

Welcome to the Dillard University Emerging Scholars Program. This residential summer program is designed to provide an academically stimulating and culturally motivating experience. The goal of the Emerging Scholars Program is to increase the number of students who successfully matriculate through the undergraduate curriculum by enhancing their reading, writing, analytical and critical thinking skills, while heightening their cultural and social readiness. The restructured program not only provides academic support during the six (6) week summer experience, but provides tutoring, academic counseling and mentoring throughout the freshman year and beyond.

 

Program Contact:

Ms. Amelie Wax, Academic Center for Excellence

Phone: (504) 816-4918

Office: 101 PSB, Dillard University

Email: emergingscholars@dillard.edu 

 

VERIZON MALE INITIATIVE CLICK TO LEARN MORE

Session I: June 4 – June 15, 2018 Session II: June 18 – June 29, 2018

Free STEM Program for Boys in Grades 6 Through 8

Dillard University and Verizon are offering a free programto engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The program is for African American and Latino boys attendingNew Orleans Public Middle Schools entering grades six through eight.

 

FREE Breakfast and Lunch served.

 

All participants will receive a FREE School Supplies and Backpack upon completion.

Sessions are held Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Program Contact:

Ms. Akendra Johnson

Phone: (504) 816-4092

Office: STEM Suite 342, Dillard University

Email: vilmm@dillard.edu

 

TALENT SEARCH CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 4 – July 6, 2018

Dillard University Educational Talent Search program is offering a FREE Summer Enrichment Academy at Dillard University for students in grades 6 - 12, for 5-weeks. Students will receive instructions in English, mathematics, science, and ACT preparations. Students will also be enrolled in various enrichment courses including: Youth Leadership, Art Exposure, Career Development, and Financial Literacy. Further, the program includes weekly cultural enrichment activities.  

 

Dillard University Educational Talent Search is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to eligible students free of charge. (Note: To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced price meals by family size are listed on the next page. Children who are a part of a household that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Family (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals).

 

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: Lunch will be provided Monday - Thursday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. - Dillard University - Dent Hall.

 

To register, email: ncoleman@dillard.edu

Students must attend one of the following target schools:

James Singleton Charter School

Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School

Cohen College Prep

John Ehret High School

W. Higgins High School

 

DU FIT CLICK TO LEARN MORE

June 4 – July 6, 2018

Dillard University DU Fit program is offering

 

PRE-FIRST YEAR BRIDGE PROGRAM

June 13-23, 2018

The Pre-First Year Bridge Program is an intensive ten-day residential program for incoming freshmen who have declared an interest in one of the STEM disciplines (biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and physics).  The goal of the program is to help students make a successful transition to college by introducing them to the rigors of college-level coursework and to skills and strategies needed for a successful academic experience at Dillard University.

 

Participants should be committed to attend Dillard University in the fall 2018 semester and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to apply. A Pre-First Year Bridge Program Application must be completed before the deadline of June 8th.

 

There is no cost to participants. The program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (HBCU-UP Award 1719743). Participants will receive a book voucher for the fall semester valued at $1,000.00.  On-campus housing and meals are provided, as well as a limited number of travel awards of up to $200.00.

 

Program Director:

Dr. Eric Buckles

Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Biology

Email: ebuckles@dillard.edu

Phone: 504- 816- 4415

 

DILLARD UNIVERSITY FILM BOOT CAMP CLICK TO LEARN MORE

Date: May 21 - June 15

Time 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday

 

The Film Boot Camp will provide the basic skills training to individuals in key positions on the set of a film production.  The training will allow the individual to transition into the workforce as an Advanced Production Assistant in a range of departments as well as know how to produce feature films.

 

The Filmmaking Boot Camp is an intense course that takes students through the entire filmmaking process in four weeks by learning how to produce a film and make a film.  The Boot Camp is split into two concurrent cohorts: Film Producing Camp and FilmProduction Camp. 

The cohort in the Film Producing Camp allows them to learn how to organize, budget, problem solve and communicate like a filmproducer. The Film Production Cohort will learn all the hands-on skills that go into making a film. They will work as crew in the various positions on set, providing each student the opportunity to work as Director, Cinematographer, Camera Operator, Assistant Camera Operator, Script Supervisor, Sound  Recordist, Grip and  Production Assistant. Students will earn hands-on how to operate the cameras they will be using on the shoot learn the basics of filmlanguage, camera placement, and shot construction.

 

Each cohort is supervised by an accomplished  producer and filmmaker who helps guide the entire crew to ensure a successful day of shooting. Depending on the cohort, additional other skills include:

 

FROM PREP TO POST
- All production paperwork
- Production terminology

- Set protocol, i.e. "do's and don'ts"
- How the A.D. team functions
- How all  crew departments function and interact

- How to anticipate the needs of your production
- Gear and supplies
- The Office P.A. (Distribution, Sides, Script Revisions)
- Lock-Ups, Call Outs, Daily & Nightly duties
- Film and TV versus commercials/videos/low budget P.A.
- Preparing your resume
- Where to find production jobs and navigating an industry career path
 

 

Videos:

https://www.facebook.com/DillardFilm/

or full resolution:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=12ULeTXxPpc7KKY3sTmQn8pI0iFqK837l

 

 

 

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