Pre-College Experience at The College of Saint rose, Summer 2014
The Pre-College Experience is an intensive program designed to engage students entering grades 9-12. Offerings include sections in creative writing, criminal justice and forensics, film-making, music, and the visual arts.
The Pre-College Experience is an intensive program designed to engage students entering grades 9 â€“12. Small, faculty-led sections in creative writing, criminal justice and forensics, filmmaking, music, and the visual arts develop studentsâ€™ talents and immerse them in a vibrant college environment. Experience College Life--Stay on Campus Pre-College Experience students can elect to stay on campus. Students will stay in Lima Hall, located in the heart of our campus, overlooking the campus green, Events and Athletics Center, and library. Most meals will be provided in the recently renovated dining hall. All rooms are doubles. Cost for any of the two-week residential programs is $1,795. This cost includes tuition for the day program, all room and board, activities and field trips. Check-in for residential option is Sunday, July 13. College Preparation Program for High School Juniors and Seniors This one-week program, from July 28 through August 1, prepares high school juniors and seniors to navigate the complex world of choosing and applying to college. Students learn to identify the key individuals and services that support a successful first year, and discuss the intellectual and career benefits of up to ten different fields of undergraduate study. The cost for this one-week program is $350 (includes all lunches and fees). WWW.STROSE.EDU/SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING Monday, July 14 â€“ Friday, July 25 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 13 The Summer Pre-College Experience in Creative Writing is a two-week intensive program for high school students who have a genuine interest in college-level creative writing. Classes are taught by Saint Rose professors who are highly experienced and dedicated to recognizing and nurturing an individualâ€™s writing ability. Limited to 15 students, this program will challenge students through a curriculum of targeted skill-building to develop their writing in a variety of genres, including short fiction, poetry, digital writing, and creative nonfiction. CRIMINAL JUSTICE & FORENSICS Monday, July 14 â€“ Friday, July 25 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 13 Criminal Justice and Forensics is an intensive two-week program for high school students with a serious interest in crime scene investigation Classes are taught by knowledgeable practitioners in criminal justice and forensic science with years of experience in their fields. The students will be introduced to the crime scene investigation process starting with the study of the crime scene through the perspective of forensic scientists, crime scene investigators, and criminal and arson investigators. There will be a mock crime scene, and students will experience hands-on the collection and processing of forensic evidence. A field trip to the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Center in Albany is planned. FILMMAKING Monday, July 14 â€“ Friday, July 25 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 13 The Pre-College Filmmaking Experience is a two-week intensive program for high school students with a serious interest in cinema and filmmaking. Classes are taught by a Saint Rose faculty member who is a highly experienced and recognized filmmaker dedicated to recognizing and nurturing an individualâ€™s creative ability. This program will challenge students through a curriculum of targeted skill-building segments. Students will learn cinematic language and how to apply it to the craft of filmmaking, from developing a concept and writing a script, through production, post-production, presentation and distribution. MUSIC Monday, July 14 – Friday, July 25 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 13 Now in its sixth year, the Music program offers dedicated music students entering grades 8-12 a remarkable opportunity to work with world renowned Saint Rose faculty in The Massry Center for the Arts — our state-of-the-art facility. Students can share their excitement about music with other talented young musicians from the Capital Region and beyond, as they prepare for and present a weekly performance in the College’s Picotte Recital Hall, home to all 22 of the Saint Rose performing ensembles and the Empire State Youth Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble and Wind Orchestra. Comprehensive and engaging classes are available to students at all levels who have at least three years’ experience on their instrument. Students choose one of the following: Wind Ensemble, Vocal Institute, Orchestra, Piano Study, Music Production and Jazz Studies. There will be a variety of workshops, sectionals, and recitals given by The College of Saint Rose faculty and Music Education students. These music faculty members also teach private lessons, which are available at an additional cost to interested students. Third Week Option: Honors Chamber Ensemble & Preparing for College Admission in Music Monday, July 28 â€“ Friday, August 1 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 27 This optional third week is designed specifically for high school juniors and seniors preparing for the college application and music audition process. Students will spend the mornings being mentored by a Saint Rose faculty member on their particular instrument or voice in a variety of Honor Chamber Ensembles. The afternoons are spent in a variety of workshops and seminars on topics such as Applying to Colleges, The Music Audition, Financial Aid, Choosing Music as a Major, Preparing to be a Music Major in College and other topics. VISUAL ARTS Monday, July 14 – Friday, July 25 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 13 The Visual Arts Pre-College Experience is a two-week intensive program for high school students who are entering grades 10 –12 and have a serious interest in the visual arts. Classes are taught by Saint Rose faculty who are dedicated to recognizing and nurturing individual creative ability, and who are committed to challenging students through a curriculum of targeted skill-building studio sessions. Students will participate in both a drawing session and a studio elective of their choice. This year, elective offerings include Graphic Design, Motion Design, Printmaking, Digital Photography, Black and White Film Photography, and Sculpture. In addition to building and refining students’ technical skills, the program is designed to engage their visual, intellectual and creative curiosities, and will include one museum trip, a visiting artist lecture, and a capstone exhibition. This highly intensive program builds strong foundational skills in: drawing from observation, developing technical information, learning to talk about and critique work using the language of art and design, and creating a strong portfolio of work that students will be proud of. PREPARING FOR COLLEGE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS Monday, July 28 â€“ Friday, August 1 Students who have selected the residential option arrive on Sunday, July 27 This one-week, overnight program (with day-only option as well) is specially designed for high school juniors and seniors to help them prepare academically and emotionally for their transition to college life and to give them a real feel for what it is like to be a College freshman. During this week, students will explore topics and fields of study that offer lifechanging academic and social experiences for college-bound students. There is a track for music students to work on their college auditions and strengthen their musical skills. The other track is for students to experience up to 10 different academic majors. Both tracks will learn about different college services, including the Library, Academic Support Center, Academic Advising, Study Abroad, Career Center, Spiritual Life, Financial Aid, Registrar, Technology Support, and Student Life as well. Meet with the staff and learn about how they support students in meeting their college and career goals. Students will also learn about the co-curricular opportunities available to college students from student government to community service and how full involvement on a campus is what differentiates an ordinary college experience from an extraordinary one that students will remember for the rest of their lives. Students will learn how to submit a successful college application and essay, prepare for a music audition, art portfolio, or admissions interview, and meet faculty, staff, and administrators who will guide you through your college choices. For overnight students, this program also involves students in plenty of enriching and entertaining evening activities. All registration for the Pre-College Experiences is available online at www.strose.edu/summer. We encourage you to use this easy-to-use registration process, or you may also use the paper registration form below. Additional policies and procedures will apply to Pre-College Experience overnight students. Name of Student Address Name of Parent(s) Telephone (preferred number) School Attending Parent E-mail (preferred) Grade Entering in September City Date of Birth State Zip I WANT TO REGISTER FOR A SAINT ROSE PRE-COLLEGE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM. Residential option includes room and 3 meals a day. Check-in for residential option is Sunday, July 13, 3:30 – 5:30 pm. Day classes meet 9 am – 5 pm; lunch is included. Creative Writing I Day class — $795 I With room & board — $1,795 Criminal Justice & Forensics I Day class — $795 I With room & board — $1,795 Filmmaking I Day class — $795 Music I Day class — $795 Instrument or Voice I With room & board — $1,795 I With room & board — $1,795 Years Playing I I Requested Concentration — Please Check I Orchestra (strings only) I Vocal Institute (voice students only) Wind Ensemble (wind and percussion only) Piano Intensive Study I I Music Production Jazz Studies There are a select number of scholarships for students in the Summer Youth Muisc program depending on a student’s NYSSMA score. For more information and a scholarship form, visit www.strose.edu/summer Visual Arts I Day class — $895 Elective Desired I With room & board — $1,895 Art Classes Taken Cost includes the fee for art materials I Preparing for College for High School Juniors and Seniors: Monday, July 28 – Friday, August 1 I With room & board — $750 Day Program — $350 PAYMENT I Check (Please make checks payable to: The College of Saint Rose) I Visa I Mastercard I Discover Account Number Cardholder's Name Signature Total payment enclosed: $ Expiration Date Please mail form and payment to: The College of Saint Rose, School of Arts & Humanities, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203 " 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203-1490 1.800.637.8556 Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PA I D Albany, New York Permit No. 137 www.strose.edu/summer JULY 14–25 EXPERIENCE RESIDENTIAL OPTION AVAILABLE