FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 28, 2003
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Youth programs
in leadership and service and college life experiences will be
offered this summer at Birmingham-Southern
The 10th annual Student Leaders in Service program will expose
high school students to leadership theories and provide opportunities
to practice leadership
through community service projects. The weeklong residential program for
students who will be high school juniors or seniors in the 2003-04
school year is sponsored
by the Hess Center for Leadership and Service and the Office of Admission
and facilitated by BSC faculty members.
For the second year,
a Student Leaders in Service program will be offered specifically
for young women. “Leadership from a Female Perspective” will be
held June 28-July 2 and will focus on issues that deal directly with women.
A coed Student Leaders in Service session for both young men and young women
called “Expanding Knowledge, Exploring Concepts, Experiencing Life” will
be held June 8-13.
For more information on Student Leaders in Service, contact the
BSC Office of Admission at 205/226-4696.
Another summer program at BSC, the Summer Scholar Program, will
introduce rising high school seniors to college life at Birmingham-Southern,
them college credit for coursework completed.
This year's Summer
Scholar Program is scheduled for June 8-July 25. Summer Scholars
in two courses taught by full-time faculty. Courses are
taught in the areas of mathematics, science, humanities, social sciences,
art, philosophy, and religion. Credit awarded for completion
of coursework can be
applied toward future work at BSC or transferred to other institutions
for credit toward a baccalaureate degree.
Students in the Summer Scholar Program also will experience non-coursework
college activities. Additionally, at the end of the program, three Summer
Scholars will be awarded scholarships worth as much as $16,000
over four years to attend
For information on the Summer Scholar Program, call 205/226-4684.