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AAMU Child Development Center Summer Camp

Contact:  Marvetta Allen at (256) 372-5437.

Sponsor:  AAMU Child Development Center

DSC_0670-S.jpgTarget:  The Center is accepting applications for its Summer Camp Program for 3-8-year-olds.  The program runs May 27-July 25.  Activities include field trips for bowling, skating, movies and swimming.

Cost:  Registration Fee is $150.  Non-potty trained, $95/week; Potty trained, $85/week.

Absolute Deadline:  Call

 

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The ABCs of Supervising Others

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This three hour workshop is designed to help participants overcome many of the supervisory problems they will encounter as a boss, whether they are a team leader, a project manager or a unit coordinator.   Participants will:  develop a technique for making sure communications are clear and understood; identify techniques to deal with employee challenges such as hostility, complaints, and laziness; recognize the importance of being visible and available to employees, and understand the importance of developing good relationships with employees and peers.

Target:  First time supervisors; seasoned supervisors, and those who are in a position of influence without authority.

Duration:   One day, meeting July 30 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Cost:  $90 (Certificate of Completion for 3 PDUs awarded)

Absolute Deadline:  COB July 28

 

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Awesome Admin. 101

Contact: Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Focus:  This workshop will give administrative professionals those tools that will make them the person that the office cant live without.   Topics include:  using resources efficiently; managing time wisely; communicating effectively, and collaborating with others skillfully.

Target administrative assistants, office managers, secretaries, support staff, or anyone who is responsible for coordinating, managing, or being an effective member of an office team.

Duration: One day, meeting June 30, from 1-5 p.m.

Cost: $90 (Certificate of Completion for 4 PDUs awarded)

Registration Deadline:  COB June 25

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Back-to-School with High School Math Enrichment Classes

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or send e-mail to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This class will review important algebraic concepts that will prepare students for success in math classes ranging from Algebra 1 through Pre-calculus Algebra.  A review of algebraic concepts needed for those students taking geometry will also be presented.

Target:  Grades 8-12

Duration:  One day, meeting for two sessions on July 29, from 12:30-5 p.m.

Session One (12:30-2:30 p.m.) will cover Graphing Techniques: Graphic Linear and Nonlinear Equations and Inequalities.  Session Two (3-5 p.m.) will cover Simplifying and Factoring Algebraic Expressions (simplifying, adding, subtracting and multiplying radicals and factoring binomials and trinomials)

Cost: $40 per session or $75 for both sessions (Bring calculator)

Absolute Deadline:  COB July 24

 

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Baseball Camps

Contact:  Mitch Hill, mitch.hill@aamu.edu, or call the Alabama A&M Baseball Office at 256-372-4004. 

Overview:  First-year head coach Mitch Hill will hold his first baseball camp at Alabama A&M University during the month of July.
Target:  Whether you are a young beginner just learning the game, a middle school player ready to take your game up a notch, or a high school player with aspirations of playing at the next level, Alabama A&M baseball has a camp to suit your needs.  The goal of the Alabama A&M day camp for the younger players (grades 1-6) is to teach baseball fundamentals in a fun and energetic atmosphere. All players play an active role in camp and are continually involved in drills of all aspects.  Coach Hill and his staff are present for all camps and take great pride in the quality of instruction. All camps and clinics are high energy with great attention to detail and safety.
Location:  All camps will be held on the Bulldog Baseball Field on the campus of Alabama A&M University. Lunch will be provided for camps that run from 9 am to 2 pm.
Camps Cost: $100.00
Age 7-12:  Youth Camps 
Fundamentals Camp            July 14-15                   9:00AM– 2:00PM
Hitting Camp                         July 28-29                   9:00AM– 2:00PM
 
High School Camps               (Ages: 13 - Entering Senior year of High School)
Pitcher/Catcher Camp          July 7-9                       9:00AM– 11:30AM
Hitting Camp                         July 10-11                   9:00AM– 2:00PM
Showcase Camp                    July 17-18                   9:00AM– 2:00PM
Fundamentals Camp            July 21-22                   9:00AM-2:00PM
Showcase Camp                    July 24-25                   9:00AM– 2:00PM
Showcase Camp                    July 31– Aug 1            9:00AM-2:00PM

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Basketball Camp (Coach Semeka Randall)

Contact:  Tenishia Benson, camp coordinator, (330) 687-7145, or by e-mail at t22benson@gmail.com.
Duration:  June 23-26 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily.  The camp will take place in the T.M. Elmore Gymnasium. Registration will be Monday, June 23, from 7 - 8 a.m.  Every day after that the camp will begin at 8 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Camp will conclude on Thursday at 4 p.m.  Campers are encouraged to wear athletic shoes, socks, shorts, and t-shirts. A daily lunch, PowerAde and water will be provided.
Cost: $110 per camper and $200 for siblings.  Interested persons can pre-register with Coach Benson by June 20. Please mail all checks and the brochure to: Alabama A&M University Women's Basketball, P.O. Box 1597, Normal, AL 35762.  You can also bring this form and your payment of $110 to registration on the first day of camp on June 23, 2014 @ 7:00 a.m.

 

 

 

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CETPS Summer STEM Academy: High School STEM Experience

Contact:  Gerald Vines, (256) 372-5574, gerald.vines@aamu.edu, or fax (256) 372-5580.

Requirements:  Submit application, two letters of recommendation, transcript,

survey, and one-page essay on “The Importance of Mathematics and Science in Society” – STEM Academy, P. O. Box 1148, Normal, AL  35762

Sponsor:  College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences

Target:  A two-week non-residential summer enrichment program for high school students with strong interest in mathematics and engineering. Students will explore the many different fields of engineering through activities, competitions and field trips. For students having completed grades 9-11.

Duration:  June 2-19, 2013

Absolute Deadline:   Call

 

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“Earn and Learn” Summer Program: Upward Bound Math and Science (UB/MS)

 

Contact: Bob Petty, Administrator, North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence (NACEE), www.nacee.net/contact.htm, (256) 372-4600; Kyle Rose,
Sr., Instructor/Mentor, (256) 372-8283, Department of Engineering and Technology, Alabama A&M University.

Target: Grades 9-12, qualified Upward Bound participants

Registration: By application only

Duration: June 2-July 7

Sponsor:   Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC) NASA Training Grant #NNX10AJ80H.

 

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GRE

15-Hour Preparing for the GRE: QUANTITATIVE REASONING Section

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or www.odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This class will be a review of the rules and formulas needed from the areas of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis. NOTE: This is a fast-paced class and is not intended for students that need more than a review.

Target: Individuals planning to pursue advanced studies and individuals who want to perform successfully on the quantitative reasoning section of the GRE.

Duration:  Five class sessions meeting June 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost:  $125 (Book and DVD included)

Absolute Deadline:  COB June 9 (Class size is limited)

  

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GRE

15-Hour Preparing for the GRE: VERBAL REASONING AND ANALYTICAL WRITING

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or www.odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This class will present and review strategies for answering text completion, sentence equivalence, and reading comprehension questions.  The session will also review academic writing strategies for the Analytical Writing section of the exam. 

Target: Individuals planning to pursue advanced studies and individuals who want to perform successfully on the Analytical Writing section of the GRE.

Duration:  Five class sessions meeting July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 (Mondays and Wednesdays) from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost:  $125 (Book and DVD included; $100 if attended the June prep class)

Absolute Deadline:  COB July 2 (Class size is limited)

 

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iPad Basics for New Users

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics: This two hour class is geared to help new users get the most from their iPad by introducing its many features.  Participants will learn how to download, update, and manage apps, as well as management and take photos and videos.

Target: Users who are new to the iPad

Duration:   One class session, meeting July 16, from 10a.m-12p.m.

Cost:  $40

Registration Deadline:  COB July 14

 

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Licensure Preparation Training: Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) Examination

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or www.odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This 8-hour FREE licensure preparation training is designed to prepare A&M MSW students and alumni for the LGSW professional examination.

Target:  A&M May and December 2014 MSW graduates and A&M MSW alumni only

Duration:  Four class sessions, meeting June 10, 17, 24 and July 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Absolute Deadline:  Call

 

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Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Contact:  Dr. Jeanette Jones, (256) 372-4924; Ms. Dianne Kirnes, (256) 372-8786; or Ms. Cindy Boyle, (256) 7027

Focus:  This program is aimed at increasing the quality and quantity of students who successfully complete science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) baccalaureate degree programs, as well as increasing the number of students (1) interested in, (2) academically qualified for and (3) matriculated into programs of graduate study. LSAMP supports sustained and comprehensive approaches that facilitate achievement of the long-term goal of increasing the number of students who earn doctorates in STEM fields, particularly those from populations underrepresented in STEM fields.  Phase I awards place emphasis on aggregate baccalaureate production.  Phase II awards augment the Phase I emphasis with attention to individual student retention and progression to baccalaureate degrees.  Phase III awards augment the Phase I and Phase II with attention to aggregate student progression to graduate school entry.

Participants: 6 graduating high school seniors (May 2014)

Requirements:  Prospective applicants are required to submit an online application, two letters of recommendation from their science teacher, math teacher or counselor, along with official transcript.

Duration:  June 1, 2014 Parent/Student Orientation Meeting, Carter Hall Auditorium, 3 p.m.  Program officially begins June 2-July 10 Monday-Thursday.  Non-residential program.

  

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Microsoft Excel 2013: Beyond the Essentials

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor: Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics: This eight-hour class builds on the skills and concepts taught in the Excel 2013 Essentials class.  Participants will create and modify charts; create and work with PivotTables and PivotCharts; create and work with macros; solve formula errors; use “what if” analysis; manage, group and outline data, and work with worksheet auditing.

Target: Users with basic knowledge of Excel 2013

Duration:   Four class sessions, meeting July 14, 16, 21 & 23 (Mondays and Wednesdays), from 6-8p.m.

Cost:  $95 (Certificate of Completion for 8 PDUs awarded)

Absolute Deadline:  COB July 9

 

 

 

 

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Pre-Freshman Bridge Program 

Contact: Gerald Vines, (256) 372-5574, gerald.vines@aamu.edu

Focus:  A three-week residential program designed to introduce participants to
mathematics skills and background information that will help them to advance in BondHall-Engineering.JPG
their college pursuits.
This year’s theme: “Elevation”; we elevate in order to put ourselves and others in a better place. It also acts as a forum for the exchange of information and procedures to enhance each student.

Sponsor:  College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences

Requirements: Students must be accepted to Alabama A&M University, as well as have declared their major within the College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences. They must have attended SOARS before or on July 8th and 9th.

Duration:  July 9 - 26, 2014

Absolute Deadline:  June 14, 2014

 

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SAT Test Preparation: All Subject Areas

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or send e-mail to: odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics:  This sixteen-hour test preparation class is designed to prepare high school students for the SAT examination.  This class will include a review of each subject area on the test, test-taking tips and strategies, and pointers on time management during testing.

Target:  Grades 10-12

Duration:  Four class sessions, meeting July 7-10, from 12-4 p.m.

Cost:  $90 (Class materials included; bring calculator)

Registration Deadline:  COB July 2

 

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Summer Bridge Program

Contact: Dianne Kirnes, (256) 372-8786, or Dr. Marius Schamschula, (256) 372-8226

Focus:  SBP is one of seven programs under the National Science Foundation-sponsored AAMU HBCU-UP project.  The program focuses on strengthening participants' Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) academic and social skills.  Participants attend four classes per day for one hour each.  The classes include: "Mathematics for STEM Students," "STEM Fundamentals (Science and Engineering Fundamentals & Design)," "Introduction to Scientific Computation and Computer Visualization," as well as "Technical Writing and Critical Thinking in the STEM Disciplines."  Additionally, students will be trained on "Skills for STEM Success" (e.g., test preparation, note taking, time management, exploring learning styles, etc.).

Participants: 30 rising juniors and seniors from local high schools

Requirements:  Prospective applicants are required to submit an online application, two letters of recommendation from their science teacher, math teacher or counselor, along with an official transcript.

Duration:  June 2-July 10, 2014 (Monday-Thursday). Non-residential program.

Deadline:  Call 

 

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Summer Internship Program - Small Farms Research

 

Contact: Dr. Duncan M. Chembezi, professor and director, AAMU Small Farms Research Center, (256) 372-4970; or Ms. E’licia L. Chaverest, program manager, AAMU Small Farms Research Center, (256) 372-4970.

Sponsor: USDA/NIFA/Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program

Focus: The internship program is intended to provide opportunities for AAMU students to increase their awareness and understanding of production agriculture IMG_5256-S.jpg
and agribusiness. The long-term goal is to contribute to growing and cultivating potential next generation of farmers, ranchers and entrepreneurs who will use the experience, skills and land stewardship to improve and enhance sustainability and productive capacity of farms and ranches.

Target: We are looking for at least two (2) undergraduate students from the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences (CALNS) who are interested in enhancing their experience with agribusiness and production agriculture. Prior familiarity with agriculture and interest in working with or assisting limited resource beginning farmers and ranchers, land owners and rural entrepreneurs are an advantage. The program is a part of USDA’s Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program (BFRDP) initiative which is aimed at growing the next generation of farmers and agribusiness entrepreneurs.

Duration: June and July (8 weeks)

Cost Free

 

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Technology for Senior Adults:  The Internet

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Topics: This two-hour class will provide an introduction to the Internet.  Participants will explore the Internet and how its basic functions fit into everyday life.  Topics include:  Internet Safety, Using Search Engines, Using the Cloud, and staying in touch with family and friends through email and social networks.

Target: Seniors ages 55 or older, AAMU retirees, or anyone with no or limited knowledge of the Internet

Duration:   One class session, meeting June 18, from 10a.m-12p.m.

Cost: $20 for individuals age 55 and older; AAMU retirees

         $40 for individuals age 54 and younger

Registration Deadline:  Call

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Test-Taking and Study Strategies (June)

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or send e-mail to: odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Focus:  This class will provide/review test-taking and study strategies, note-taking techniques, eliminating testing anxiety and more.

Target:  Middle School 6-8 graders, High School 9-12 grades and College Students

Duration:  One day, meeting June 24, from 12-4 p.m.

Cost: $40 (Class materials included)

Registration Deadline:  COB June 19

 

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Test-Taking and Study Strategies (July)

Contact:  Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753, or send e-mail to: odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Focus:  This class will provide/review test-taking and study strategies, note-taking techniques, eliminating testing anxiety and more.

Target:  Middle School 6-8 graders, High School 9-12 grades and College Students

Duration:  One day, meeting July 16, from 12-4 p.m.

Cost: $40 (Class materials included)

Registration Deadline:  COB July 14

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Upward Bound

Contact:  Brandon Harris, TRiO-Upward Bound, (256) 372-4709, brandon.harris@aamu.edu

Focus:  A federally funded program designed to assist 99 eligible first-generation and/or low-income high school students, who have an academic need and a desire to go to college.  Participants receive assistance that strengthens their skills and motivation necessary to complete high school and to successfully enroll and succeed in postsecondary education.  Upward Bound services include:  academic instruction, tutoring, ACT and college preparation, assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), financial literacy and cultural development.  Upward Bound is a year-round program consisting of both residential (summer) and academic (school year) components.

Participants:  Upward Bound services rising 9th to 12th grade students.  The 99 students that the program is funded to serve must attend or be registered at one of the following six target area high schools:            

Huntsville City                                     Madison County           

S.R. Butler                                          Buckhorn           

J.O. Johnson                                       Hazel Green            Lee                                                     Sparkman or Sparkman 9th Grade

Duration: A six-week residential component (June 2nd – July 12th) and 14 week academic component (Saturdays à 8am until 1pm).

Application Deadline:  None.  Applications are accepted year-round.  However, once funded number (104 students) is reached, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.

 

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Webtools for Teachers

Contact: Kris Reed, (256) 372-5753 or send email to:  odees@aamu.edu

Sponsor:  Center for Extended Studies (Adult and Continuing Education)

Focus:  This workshop will present tools for teachers to help with student interaction, grading, curating and sharing web content, homework creation and more. The aim is to show how these web tools can be adapted for the teacher's use or incorporated into the classroom to engage students and make life a teacher a bit easier.  Participants will also review helpful websites and demonstrate ways they can be used to enhance the teacher's lectures and student assignments. 

Target K-12 and Higher Education Teachers

Duration: One day, meeting July 17, from 12–4p.m.

Cost: $60

Registration Deadline:  COB July 15

 

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