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 COLLEGE IS POSSIBLE! - The Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Town Hall Meeting


The Hispanic Scholarship Fund and The Bronx Institute at Lehman College will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on June 9, 2012 to provide students and their families with information about the importance of a college education. There will be two presentations happening simultaneously, one will be in Spanish and the other will be in English. All high school and middle school students are welcome to attend. A light brunch will be served.


For more information contact: Jaynice Del Rosario        |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "GEAR UP & GIVE BACK" - Friends of Van Cortlandt Forest Restoration


Volunteers can expect an enjoyable and rewarding day giving back to their environment. The experienced and knowledgeable staff will:

- give background information about the park and about the Friends
- identify the plants you will be working with
- give instructions as to proper tool usage and plant care when applicable
- provide tools and work gloves



For more information contact: Erica DeJesus              |       For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "GEAR UP & GIVE BACK" - World Vision


World Vision is a humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. This organization provides resources to needy schools.

This day will consist of students working in the organization’s Bronx warehouse preparing and sorting the donations for the teacher store.


For more information contact: Erica DeJesus             |        For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "Financial Literacy"


(Bronx GEAR UP) For parents and students to be financially informed. Updated information regarding financial Literacy will be provided, including: Scholarships, Income-tax credits, how to save money for college, etc. Resource materials will be distributed to the families.

Invited Schools:

HS 403 - Mott Hall High School
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly for Applied Math and Sci.
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environ. Res. & Tech.
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy HS 305
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Animal Professions Program
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Macy Program
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Gov't & Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 455 - Truman High School
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 293 - Renaissance High School

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "Overview of the College Admissions Process"


(GEAR UP Network) Want to go to college? We can help you pay for it! The first step is applying for student financial aid, using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). College Goal Sunday will host your online application help session at Fordham University, Saturday February 5, 2011 between 10am - 2pm. Plan to attend the event to get free, hands-on professional help with filling out your FAFSA.

Invited Schools:

MS/HS 141 - Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy
HS 252 - Mott Hall High School
HS 342 - ISLA (International School for Liberal Arts)
HS 413 - Bronx High School for Medical Science
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 442 - Celia Cruz Bronx High School for Music
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy

For more information contact: Isabel Pradas |
For Direction to Fordham University(Rose Hill Campus) Click here

 
 "Overview of the College Admissions Process"


(South Bronx GEAR UP)
                  Come to learn more about:

  • What do colleges look for?
  • Admissions requirements
  • Honor programs and scholarships
  • Advanced placement courses
  • The importance of extracurricular activities
  • The importance of college campus visits
  • and more…


Invited Schools:

HS 252 - Mott Hall Bronx High School
HS 260 - Bronx Center for Science & Math
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 293 - Renaissance High School
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environmental Research &Technology
HS 297 - Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 403 - Bronx International High School: Morris Campus
HS 404 - School for Excellence
HS 405 - Lehman High School
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 455 - Truman High School -Selected Programs
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law Government and Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 527 - Bronx Leadership Academy 2
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "Financial Literacy"


(Bronx GEAR UP) For parents and students to be financially informed. Updated information regarding financial Literacy will be provided, including: Scholarships, Income-tax credits, how to save money for college, etc. Resource materials will be distributed to the families.

Invited Schools:

HS 403 - Mott Hall High School
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly for Applied Math and Sci.
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environ. Res. & Tech.
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy HS 305
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Animal Professions Program
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Macy Program
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Gov't & Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 455 - Truman High School
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 293 - Renaissance High School

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "Forum on Financial Aid including FAFSA form"


(GEAR UP Network)Panel discussions including updated information regarding the Financial Aid process, and how to fill out the FAFSA form. Parents questions will be answered for a group of professionals. Other information that will be provided: College waivers, scholarships, Financial Aid resources, and more. Presentations will be given in English and Spanish.

Invited Schools:

MS/HS 141 - Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy
HS 252 - Mott Hall High School
HS 342 - ISLA (International School for Liberal Arts)
HS 413 - Bronx High School for Medical Science
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 442 - Celia Cruz Bronx High School for Music
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "The High School: Steps for Success"


(Bronx GEAR UP) Parents and students will learn about the important transition to high school. Topics will include: Understanding grade reports and graduation requirements, advanced placement courses, after school and enrichment programs, and college credits courses. Resource materials will be distributed to the families.

Invited Schools:

HS 403 - Mott Hall High School
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly for Applied Math and Sci.
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environ. Res. & Tech.
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy HS 305
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Animal Professions Program
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School - Macy Program
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Gov't & Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 455 - Truman High School
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 293 - Renaissance High School

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "Financial Literacy: Practical Strategies and Guidelines for Covering College Costs."


(South Bronx GEAR UP) For parents and students to be financially informed. Updated information will be provided, including: Scholarships Vs. Student loans, Income-tax credits, Traditional bank services including how to save money for college, Financial aid links, resource materials, and more. Presentations will be given in English and Spanish.

Invited Schools:

HS 252 - Mott Hall Bronx High School
HS 260 - Bronx Center for Science & Math
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 293 - Renaissance High School
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environmental Research &Technology
HS 297 - Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 403 - Bronx International High School: Morris Campus
HS 404 - School for Excellence
HS 405 - Lehman High School
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 455 - Truman High School -Selected Programs
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law Government and Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 527 - Bronx Leadership Academy 2
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 
 "Financial Literacy"


(South Bronx GEAR UP) This workshop will provide parents and students with updated information regarding financial Literacy, and will also includes presentations regarding: Grants and scholarships, Income-tax credits, how to save money for college, and more.

Invited Schools:

HS 252 - Mott Hall Bronx High School
HS 260 - Bronx Center for Science & Math
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 293 - Renaissance High School
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environmental Research &Technology
HS 297 - Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 403 - Bronx International High School: Morris Campus
HS 404 - School for Excellence
HS 405 - Lehman High School
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 455 - Truman High School -Selected Programs
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law Government and Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 527 - Bronx Leadership Academy 2
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "The College Access"


(GEAR UP Network)This conference will includes a review of the college admissions process for College freshman students: Recommendation letters, essays, application deadlines, interviews, and advise regarding SAT, ACT, and other requirements.

Invited Schools:

MS/HS 141 - Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy
HS 252 - Mott Hall High School
HS 342 - ISLA (International School for Liberal Arts)
HS 413 - Bronx High School for Medical Science
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 442 - Celia Cruz Bronx High School for Music
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "GEAR UP College Fair"


(GEAR UP Network) Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet Admissions and Financial Aid representatives from public and private colleges and universities, financial institutions and community organizations. Parents and students will learn updated information about the following: admissions, financial aid, scholarships, EOP/HEOP and SEEK programs, students’ life at a college campus, and information regarding undocumented students’ options.

Invited Schools:

MS/HS 141 - Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy
HS 252 - Mott Hall High School
HS 342 - ISLA (International School for Liberal Arts)
HS 413 - Bronx High School for Medical Science
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 442 - Celia Cruz Bronx High School for Music
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "Financial Aid Basics for Parents and students."


(South Bronx GEAR UP) Parents and students will be provided with valuable information in regard of how to be prepared financially for a college education.

Invited Schools:

HS 252 - Mott Hall Bronx High School
HS 260 - Bronx Center for Science & Math
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 293 - Renaissance High School
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environmental Research &Technology
HS 297 - Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 403 - Bronx International High School: Morris Campus
HS 404 - School for Excellence
HS 405 - Lehman High School
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 455 - Truman High School -Selected Programs
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law Government and Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 527 - Bronx Leadership Academy 2
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "Financial Aid Forum."


(GEAR UP Network) During the first part, parents and students will receive an introduction and updated information regarding the Financial Aid process. In the second part they will interact with the panelists, with questions, answers and discussions on the given topics.

Invited Schools:

MS/HS 141 - Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy
MS/HS 241 - Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - Information and Network Technology School (In-Tech)
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy
HS 252 - Mott Hall High School
HS 342 - ISLA (International School for Liberal Arts)
HS 413 - Bronx High School for Medical Science
HS 437 - Fordham High School for the Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 442 - Celia Cruz Bronx High School for Music
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "Making an Effective Transition to High School."


(Bronx GEAR UP) Parents and students will be provided with updated information regarding the important transition to high school that will also include high school general requirements.

Invited Schools:

MS 45 - Thomas C. Giordano
MS 80 - Isobel Rooney School
MS 101 - Edward R. Byrne
MS 228 - Jonas Bronck Academy
MS 254
MS 322 - Aspire Preparatory School
MS 390
IS 180 - Daniel Hale Williams
IS 181 - Pablo Casals
JHS 125 - Henry Hudson
PS/MS 280 - The Mosholu School
MS/HS 241 - The Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
MS/HS 243 - West Bronx Academy for the Future
MS/HS 368 - In-Tech Academy
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
MS/HS 517 - Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |   For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

 
 "My Education, My Future: Steps for Success."


(South Bronx GEAR UP) This event will be conducted by a high school expert and a high school guidance counselor. The conference is organized to promote the benefits of working hard to do well and being prepared in advance for a college education. A Power Point presentation included information about: GEAR UP Program opportunities for parents and students in 2009-10, General high school requirements, Credit accumulation and promotion criteria, Importance of after school and enrichment programs, Extra-curricular activities and community service, and The importance of parent involvement in their child’s education.

Invited Schools:

HS 252 - Mott Hall Bronx High School
HS 260 - Bronx Center for Science & Math
HS 263 - Validus Preparatory Academy
HS 288 - Collegiate Institute for Math & Science
HS 293 - Renaissance High School
HS 295 - Gateway School for Environmental Research &Technology
HS 297 - Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies
HS 299 - Astor Collegiate Academy
HS 305 - Pablo Neruda Academy
HS 312 - Millennium Art Academy
HS 403 - Bronx International High School: Morris Campus
HS 404 - School for Excellence
HS 405 - Lehman High School
HS 418 - Bronx High School for Visual Arts
HS 440 - DeWitt Clinton High School
HS 455 - Truman High School -Selected Programs
MS/HS 505 - Bronx School for Law Government and Justice
HS 513 - New World High School
HS 525 - Bronx Leadership Academy
HS 527 - Bronx Leadership Academy 2
HS 542 - Pelham Preparatory Academy

For more information contact: Francis Echevarria                  |  For Direction to The Bronx Institute Click here

 

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