University Of Connecticut

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The University of Connecticut is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut has grown to include 13 Schools and Colleges at its main campus in Storrs, separate Schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses throughout the state and Schools of Medicine and Dentistry at the UConn Health Center in Farmington......

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School Overview:

County Tolland County, CT
Program Name University of Connecticut Mentor Connection
Program Type Mentorship program; provides students with academic enrichment in a focused interest area
Number of Students 85 students
Student Body Type Coeducational
Grades 10 - 11
First Session Start Date July 11
First Session End Date July 29
First Program Weeks 3 weeks
Program Director Dr. Joseph Renzulli
Campus Area 4104 acres
Founding Year 1881
Application Date 5/2/2019

School Notes:

  • The University of Connecticut is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut has grown to include 13 Schools and Colleges at its main campus in Storrs, separate Schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses throughout the state and Schools of Medicine and Dentistry at the UConn Health Center in Farmington.
  • UConn Mentor Connection is a summer program for rising high school juniors and seniors located at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. We believe students' interests, abilities, and motivation are very important talents.It has been designed to provide you with opportunities to participate in creative projects and investigations under the supervision of university mentors. These mentors will work directly with you and other rising high school juniors and seniors from across the country on research projects, productions, and other works-in-progress in your common areas of interest.
  • We also believe that it is essential for students to have opportunities to manifest their talents in high levels of creative productivity. It is a community of scholars of all ages working together on important problems that are on the cutting edge of various fields of study in the arts and sciences. It is challenging and motivational because teachers and participants are involved in real-world research. The faculty will be some of the most accomplished and interesting people who you will ever meet. UConn Mentor Connection will be far different, more demanding, more intensive, and more rewarding than anything else you've ever experienced.
  • Each day you will spend 6-8 hours at your chosen mentorship site. A typical day may also offer practical, hands-on workshops, such as how to use the latest electronic data retrieval systems in a university library, how to navigate the college application process, or an exciting guest lecture. Each evening you can choose to participate in one of a variety of planned activities.

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