Hello South Hills school counselors & business teachers! Based on the feedback from last year, we added an informational session earlier in the year in addition to our first Saturday in May meeting for any of your seniors interested in pursuing a career in real estate after high school whether or not they attend a local college! See attached flyer for more information & please post/upload for your seniors!
M2K Student Spotlight
Andre, age 28, was introduced to NCC through a friend several years ago, and was interested in acquiring training to start a well-paying career with long-term benefits. He said, “As soon as I entered, I instantly fell in love with the process of metalworking. It fascinated me, kind of like art. You take a lifeless piece of metal and turn it into a working object.” Andre did not complete the program at that time, but re-enrolled this year determined to graduate. He says that through the program he learned both machinist skills and life skills, like patience and determination. In September, Andre received his first machinist job offer from a local company. “I’m excited and ready to progress,” he said. “No matter what, don’t give up. Put in the work and the possibilities are endless.”
M2K Student Designs and Builds Chip Shield
Recent M2K graduate Ben designed and built this hinged chip shield using items he had at home to use around his machine during training. Originally from Maryland, Ben has owned two successful businesses and worked in construction for 13 years. As he got older, the hard work and long hours were beginning to take their toll, and he decided he needed a change. Machinist training appealed to him because he likes working with his hands and creating things, and through the M2K program, he gained “a ton of knowledge” from NCC’s experienced instructors. He hoped to get a good job with room for advancement, but said, “I actually want a career, not just a job. That’s my goal. Something sustainable…[with] job security.”
After pursuing several job opportunities, Ben just found out he was selected for his first choice position at a local manufacturer. The job is full-time with good pay, a flexible schedule, as much overtime as he wants, and includes full medical benefits and 1,000 shares of company stock. Ben is very excited that his job includes international travel one week per month.
Glen Carbide Inc. is the leader in the manufacturing of carbide wear parts and carbide cold draw and forming tooling. The company was founded in 1959 by A. Earle Glen as a result of the metallurgical products department of General Electric Carboloy Division selling its die making facilities in Pittsburgh, PA. It moved to its current location in Carnegie, PA in 1963.
Since that time, Glen Carbide has expanded its manufacturing facilities five times. The current management team has continued the objective of manufacturing the highest quality products by continually upgrading to the latest CNC machine tool technology and the most efficient production methods, and by having a skilled, well trained workforce that is continually improving.
New Century Careers thanks Glen Carbide Inc. for its continuous support.
For more information visit the company's website.
The Departments of Art, Music, and Theatre at the University of Mount Union invite your students to audition for a scholarship in the visual and performing arts!
Scholarship auditions are open to students who plan to study the arts or participate as an extracurricular activity.
On-campus auditions will be held:In order to compete, students must apply and be admitted prior to their competition date. They may begin an application here:
University of Mount Union
There is still time for your students to register for a Fall Open House at Lock Haven University! Would you please consider adding these to your morning announcements?
We have Open House events scheduled for 10/28 and 11/18. During our Open House event, students will meet with a professor from their major, tour campus, enjoy complimentary lunch in the dining hall, and have an opportunity to meet with financial aid, athletics, student life/housing, and more.
To register, students can simply visit our homepage at www.lockhaven.edu.
Should you have questions about the open house or need additional information, please feel free to contact me directly.
Michael Hall, M.Ed.
Associate Director of Admissions
Lock Haven University
We are holding another FREE PRACTICE ACT/SAT TESTon Saturday, November 18th from 8am to noon in our Learning Center located at 3015 Banksville Road – Pittsburgh, PA 15216. I’ve attached a flyer and am asking that, if possible, it be distributed or displayed.
Our College Test Prep Program is marked by one-on-one coaching. Nationally, we have coached thousands of students through ACT, SAT and PSAT preparation. 95% of students who worked with a “College Tutor” improved their score.
Our College Tutors Difference is marked by:
If you have any questions or require additional information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me. My contact information is noted below.
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College Nannies and Tutors
South Hills | Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-346-1443 | Cell: 412-303-8771 | Fax: 740-661-4017
Changes to requirements at top schools regarding SAT II (Subject Tests).
Crash Day (Open House) programs are on
Friday, November 3rd from 9:00 to 3:00 or Friday, November 17th.
Meet the President, learn about majors and speak with faculty, have lunch with the academic representatives and tour the campus.
October 17, 2017
Dear Baldwin High School Students, Parents, and Staff:
During the school day today, the high school administration was made aware of a threat of violence written in a restroom within Baldwin High School. The administration contacted the Whitehall Police Department and followed the standard, accepted protocol when dealing with incidents such as this.
All threats are considered serious and credible, until we learn otherwise. In conjunction with the police, our administrative, facility and security staff investigated the issue throughout the school day. No evidence was found that caused any additional concern and at this time the threat is deemed not credible.
School will resume tomorrow, October 18th, as scheduled, for all students within Baldwin High School and across the Baldwin-Whitehall School District.
I want to take this time to remind all students that any threat communicated to the school in any manner is taken very seriously. Our School Board has been extremely supportive of the administration in the enforcement of disciplinary actions to the fullest extent permissible by policy. There is no place in our school system for students that wish to engage in these types of behaviors.
In addition, making threats against a school is a criminal act. The local police departments, as well as the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI provide a high level of support to me and my administration – and they have all assured me that this type of behavior will not be tolerated.
To the students of Baldwin High School – I challenge you to demand more from your classmates and from yourself. Students that wish to engage in these behaviors are also attempting to take away some of the freedoms and privileges associated with being a high school student. If you see something, say something. If you hear something, say something. Baldwin High School is a wonderful place to learn and to grow. It is up to all of us to keep it that way.
Randal A. Lutz, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
General Scholarship Deadline: Don't be left in the dark. Students should apply for admission and scholarships prior to December 1st for fall 2018.
National Merit Scholars Program: It's no trick. We'll treat national merit finalists who choose Texas Tech to 100% cost of attendance. admissions.ttu.edu/nationalmerit
Housing & Orientation Signups: It'd be wicked great if your admitted students would begin signing up for housing and orientation.
Enrollment Update: Texas Tech University is now home to 37,010 spirited Red Raiders. See more enrollment facts here.
Help students explore Accounting and CPA career choices!
We cordially invite you and interested high school students to a free Accounting Career Day at Pitt-Greensburg. This program allows students to learn more about diverse career opportunities in the accounting profession and the advantages of the CPA designation. Registration for this program will need to be completed online through the PICPA website:
Date: October 27, 2017
Event Offered Through: PICPA (Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
The George Washington University is committed to the diversity and the success of our students now more than ever.
In 2015, we began to make changes to our financial aid packages for our low-income students. We became the largest test-optional research university and became a Posse Foundation partner school (Atlanta). We also launched a program of our own, District Scholars, as we re-committed ourselves to supporting our local students. In 2016, the first cohort of Cisneros Scholars was selected for the Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute, and our diversity student fly-in program, Your GW, received a record number of applications.
Since then, the office of undergraduate admissions has worked tirelessly to enhance our partnerships with the school counseling community. As a result we now have a counselor resource website and a counselor advisory board. Our board members - who represent high schools, community colleges, and community-based organizations - voice the concerns of the students we work to recruit each year.
We are committed to recruiting, enrolling, and graduating the best and brightest. Starting with this application cycle, GW will be providing fee waivers to any student living in a low-income ZIP code. We understand that application fees add up, and that our price tag can prevent a student from applying. As such, we extend this fee waiver code to you, so that if you know of a student interested in GW but with financial need that you can provide them with GWFW5.
Should you have any questions or comments please let us know!
Associate Director, Recruitment & Outreach
School and Community Relations
Greetings from Lock Haven University!
I am writing to invite you to bring a group of students to Lock Haven University to attend the Nanoscience Open House on Friday, November 10, 2017. Although you will need to provide transportation to LHU, we will provide lunch, lots of great information and science demonstration shows. Here is a tentative schedule of activities:
9:00 am - Registration & Welcome
9:30 am-10:00 am - Introduction to Nanotechnology
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Science Demonstrations & Science Center Tour
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm - Lunch
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm - Science Demonstration
2:30 pm - Dismissal
I ask that you select a group of 20 students who are AP, Honors, or College Bound high school juniors/seniors who have not attended this event before. The Nanoscience program at Lock Haven University is based in the sciences that include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Health Sciences, pre-engineering, pre-med, psychology/neuroscience, and computer science (STEM Disciplines). The attending students will learn of the many opportunities that are open to them in careers in the sciences from this exciting area.
To register, please visit www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/3yw7OK4dXaeC6V6D9gmo. Please note, space is limited and early registration is recommended. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact me directly.
Michael J. Cullin Ph.D.
Professor of Physics
Interim Director, Nanotechnology
A Message from Harcum College:
Our next Open House is just a month away! Will one of your students be in the crowd?
At our Open House on Saturday, November 11, students and their families will have the opportunity to meet and speak with faculty and current students and tour our campus. The program offers information regarding admissions, financial aid and scholarships, and academic programs. Guests are also invited to get a taste of what it's like to be a Harcum student by dining with us for lunch.
For many students, this may be their first visit to Harcum or any college campus. We have some advice to ensure your student and his/her family get the most out their visit.
Be on Time -- Many first time visitors think the phrase "Open House" means the program is open throughout the day and they can arrive at any time. Our visit is structured allowing guests the opportunity to meet with faculty, learn about admissions, tour our campus, eat lunch, and more. The official program begins at 9:00am.
Ask Questions -- Prospects will have multiple opportunities to speak with faculty, staff, and current students. They should use this as a chance to get to know our community. Don't know what to ask? Here are some starter questions:
We are excited to have your students visit our campus! Register early as space is limited. If they can't attend, we would love to show them around Harcum this spring or summer. We offer daily visits.
Executive Director of Enrollment Management
For students who took the SAT® on Oct. 7, the majority of scores will be
delivered to students on Oct. 20.
For students who took SAT with Essay, their Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and Math section scores will be released on Oct. 20.
Most students will also receive their essay scores on Oct. 20 as well, but a small percentage may not receive their essay scores until Oct. 27.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is excited to introduce a New Undergraduate Program in Nutrition Science! This Bachelor of Science degree will prepare students to
Students interested in meeting with Program Director Samara Nielsen can email her directly or visit the Nutrition Science table at the SHRS Fall Open House.
The Admissions Staff are eager to meet you and answer any questions that you have during your application process. "We also highly encourage your students to get to know SCU through acampus visit. All prospective seniors and their families are also invited to our fall Open House-—happening this year on Saturday, October 21", explains Dean Eva Blanco Masias.
We have two application deadlines at SCU. Coming up first is the deadline to apply Early Action or Early Decision by November 1. Last year, we read over 6,000 applications in this period. If they feel confident and ready, we encourage students to apply early, especially if they are considering our more competitive programs like engineering.
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