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SPRING IS HERE! OR SHOULD I SAY SUMMER DRAWETH NIGH?


It feels like Spring, but time says Summer. Oh, climate change! We would like to say Covid change....but, with the pandemic unfurling its worst disasters in India, Brazil and elsewhere....well....we continue to struggle.

So homage to all those who were successful and continue to be successful. Kudos to you. I did not have a chance to thank the Ardenne Team for inviting me to their College Zoom Fair online, a splendid event. Those students are tenacious. With a lot of universities bailing on them, what did they do? They still held their fair, using past students who were enrolled at Dartmouth, University of Miami, York and several others to showcase their ideas about applying, college life et al. Good job.


This week, we had Wolmer's Boys' School, third formers. Attentive they were. Listened they did. Along with NSU explaining the majors they had, we had an enjoyable Career's Day. To my surprise, I heard that Marlon James, the noted New York Times bestselling author, was a Wolmerian. So for the young man who said during the Zoom session that he loved writing stories....the link to Marlon James was revelatory. Another Wolmerian beckoning to create another great one! Age Quod Agis! I guess that shows my Wolmerian roots.....


Summer school is calling for all those who opted to be a part of that earlier this year. Get your action plans in order...visas, packing, traveling, mask and sanitizer in tow...

What am I sad about? That we are not able to have our usual Send Off Gala. At UWI, in May, we had a party with cautionary tales covering many things you needed for overseas life. With Covid that is a terrible no....So we created a list of items you will need for your dorm rooms. Stop by and pick up. Along with other great tips we can impart to you.

This Friday we bid Mrs. Buchanan farewell. She was a true champion in our office, we wish her well.


Hello Sandra,

I hope this email finds you well. My name is Ben Frigon, and I’m a Program Manager at Inspirit, an enrichment program for middle and high school students developed and taught by a team of Stanford and MIT graduates. We have launched a “Bridging Humanities and Artificial Intelligence” summer track for high school and middle school students with a passion for applying technology for social good! We would love to invite your students of all backgrounds to apply by April 30th!

Our belief is that artificial intelligence is poised to transform almost every discipline. Our project-based curriculum caters to students with non-technical backgrounds and interests in the arts and humanities, allowing them to explore the intersection of AI and law, education, art, music, and more. Students in the past have built models that aided criminal justice, analyzed political debates, and even diagnosed illnesses that would be missed by the human eye!

I’ve included a short program description below, and would really appreciate it if you could share this information with your students.

If you have any questions or want to know more, we're happy to hop on a call! You may schedule one here.

Thank you!

Warm regards,

Ben Frigon


Office of Admission


A few updates from Wellesley


Dear Colleague, With May fast approaching and the college search process beginning for many of your students, we’d like to share with you a comprehensive (though not exhaustive!) list of virtual offerings Wellesley College has planned for rising juniors and seniors. We encourage you to share this information with your students as they continue to explore colleges.

  • The Wellesley Webinars. Admission representatives and current Wellesley students, faculty, and staff tackle hot college search topics and give students a peek inside the Wellesley experience. Upcoming topics include: planning a virtual college search, student life, financial aid, and sample faculty lectures. If you or your students would like on-demand access to recordings of The Wellesley Webinars, please see our Recorded Webinar Portal.

  • Information Sessions. An admission rep and current student run down the Wellesley College fast facts.

  • Student-to-Student Chats. Current Wellesley students lead an informal chat with prospective students—no admission reps allowed!

  • Group Virtual Events. Wellesley admission representatives present alongside a variety of institutional partners, including the Sister Colleges, Harvard, Brown, Princeton, Pomona, Stanford, University of Virginia, and Yale. More dates forthcoming!

We recognize that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to shape the college search process for many of your students. For the most up-to-date information on Wellesley College’s response to COVID-19, please visit Keeping Wellesley Healthy. As always, you can find further information on Wellesley’s school counselor website. If you have specific questions, please email schoolcounselor@wellesley.edu.





YOU'RE INVITED: Stevens Innovation Expo High School Experience

Dear sandra,


Stevens Institute of Technology will host the annual Innovation Expo virtually this year on Friday, April 30. The Innovation Expo – a showcase for student research, innovation and entrepreneurship – can be experienced on the web via our virtual platform or through the Stevens Innovation Expo mobile app. Information on accessing these platforms is available on our Innovation Expo App and Virtual Platform webpage.


Middle and high school students are welcome to join any portion of the program, but we encourage them to view the Middle and High School Student Experience lectures from 2:45-3:45 p.m. There will be four lectures, each lasting 30 minutes, during this period. The full day’s agenda is included below. Please share this with students that you think may be interested in attending!


Students in grades 8 through 12 will get a glimpse of Stevens’ cutting-edge academic programs and research and insights into topics such as music-making techniques, systems engineering in space, becoming an entrepreneur and the history and future of concrete. Please check this page for more details.


We look forward to seeing you and your students at this year’s virtual Innovation Expo!


VIRTUAL INNOVATION EXPO AGENDA

11-11:15 a.m. OPENING REMARKS

11:20 a.m.-1:50 p.m. SENIOR PROJECTS

2-2:30 p.m. COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS CONCERT

2:45-3:45 p.m. MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STEVENS EXPERIENCE

4-5:30 p.m. ANSARY ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION AWARDS

Sincerely,


Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Stevens Institute of Technology


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