St. John's University

Academic Supports (Tutoring) and Counseling
Location/Dates Description

Long Island City HS Room#268 and William Cullen Bryant HS Room#367/ Ongoing

NYGU cohort students can participate in tutoring (various core content areas) and counseling services Monday-Friday during periods 4-9. (snacks provided!)

3/15
LIC HS
2:53pm-4:30pm
Room# TBD
Food will be provided!

The CUNY C.A.T (Creative Arts Team) will provide an inter-active/ role-playing student workshop on “Communication: The Art of Relating”.

3/22
LIC HS
2:53pm-4:30pm
Room# TBD
Food will be provided!

The CUNY C.A.T (Creative Arts Team) will provide an inter-active/ role-playing student workshop on “Media Culture: A Digital Life”.
Parent Meetings
Location/Dates Description

3/16, 3/23, 3/30
Long Island City HS
Room #430

*Breakfast will be provided!

Computer Training Workshops – Topics to include:
3/16- Computer Basics & WORD
3/23- Student/Parent Resume Development
3/30- College/Scholarship/FAFSA & Closing Ceremony

4/6, 4/13, 5/4
Long Island City HS
Room #430


*Breakfast will be provided!

Computer Training Workshops – Topics to include:
4/6- Computer Basics & WORD
4/13- Student/Parent Resume Development
5/4- College/Scholarship/FAFSA & Closing Ceremony
College Fairs for Students and Parents
Location/Dates Description

4/12
Symposium for College Bound Teens with Learning Differences: Baruch College Conference Center *See Ms. Herrera if interested. Special registration required.

9:00-12:30pm
Parents are invited to participate in a panel discussion regarding transitioning students with disabilities from high school to college. Parents will also have the opportunity to interact with various colleges who specialize in, language based disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD support, and learning disabilities support.
College Trips
Location/Dates Description


3/28
Long Island City H.S.

 

8:30am
College Visit/ Mock Interviews @ St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn


4/24, 4/25
SJU NYGU Upstate College Tour.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in an overnight college tour to visit the following campuses: New Paltz University, Duchess Community College, Binghamton University and SUNY Oneonta. Spots will fill up quickly, so please be sure to see your GEAR UP Coordinator for details.


4/30
Long Island City H.S.

8:45am: College Visit to Brooklyn College.
Professional Development
Location/Dates Description

3/21
St. John’s University

 

Career Readiness Staff Training (facilitated by St. John’s University, Career Services Dept.)
Student College Readiness Workshops
Location/Dates Description

Long Island City HS
5:00pm-6:00pm
Date (TBD)

Sophomore College Planning Night

Long Island City HS & William Cullen Bryant HS
Dates (TBD)
Classes (TBD)

City Smarts will provide the following workshops to designated 10th and 11th grade classes: “Test Readiness: How to Prepare for Standardized Tests” and “Sharing Your Story”: The Personal Narrative for College Admissions”. Services will be provided 1x/week for 4 weeks!

3/13
William Cullen Bryant H.S.

2:50-4:15pm
Student Ambassador Meeting:

Long Island City HS Room#268/ William Cullen Bryant HS Room#367/ Ongoing

NYGU staff will provide college readiness workshops monthly during lunch periods. Topics will include; reviewing the junior year checklist, test-taking strategies and tips, effective essay writing, scholarship search, identifying the right college for you etc.

4/3/19
LIC HS
2:49-4:30pm/ Room#374

Student Ambassador Luncheon: Select students will be invited to join our NYGEAR UP Student Ambassador team and to join us for an afterschool meeting to discuss the role and responsibilities. Hot food will be provided!

For further information, please contact:       Alexandra Marquez: [email protected]