Upcoming Events

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Career In Education Virtual Event

    Provide a free opportunity for students to join their peers virtually
    from across the Rochester area and surrounding counties to learn
    about careers and opportunities in education!

    Career In Education forms

    Complete registration form and return to Ms. Moss in the College and Career Center by Thursday March 4, so I can register you for the event.

    Questions:  call 359-5222; email: kmoss@rhnet.org; or stop in the College & Career Center.

     

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  • Shadow Day 2021:  Air Force Reserves 

    What is Shadow Day?
     
    Shadow Day is an exciting opportunity for interested high school junior and senior students to experience the Air Force ROTC program at Detachment 536 prior to entering their freshman year of college.  We partner interested students with current cadets and to preview Air Force ROTC and university classes, Leadership Laboratory training, Physical Training, and campus lifestyle.
    Shadow Day 2021
     
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  • Exploring Event:  IIDA Rochester City Center Interior Design
    January 2021, Date: TBD; 5:30-6:30 pm
     

     

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  • RH MLK Jr

    Stand Up, Step Up 

    January 14, 2021 at 7pm

    14th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

    for the Henrietta & Rush Communities

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  • Brain Bee

    The University of Rochester Brain Awareness Campaign (BAC) is holding our fifth annual Brain Bee for high school students,
    virtually on Saturday January 30th 2021. The Brain Bee is a competition for students who want to represent their schools and challenge themselves to learn about the science of the brain. These competitions are sponsored by the international Society for Neuroscience, and thousands of students around the world will compete locally to be their region’s champion. Our previous winners include students from Pittsford-Mendon High School and Brighton High School. This friendly competition will cover topics such as anatomy, memory, sensory systems, sleep, neurodegenerative diseases, and addiction. Here are some details about the Brain Bee:

    • The Brain Bee is free for all high school students and will be hosted by the University of Rochester virtually, on January 30th 2021, from 9:30am-11:30am.

    • The Brain Bee will be judged by a panel of neuroscientists, including at least two professors from the University of Rochester.

    • The winner of the Rochester Brain Bee will represent us at the National Brain Bee competition. The format of Nationals is currently TBD. It will either be hosted in Northeast Ohio Medical University (roundtrip airfare and hotel paid for by BAC) or it will be hosted virtually.

    • Students can practice for the Brain Bee by reviewing the material in the book Brain Facts (free to download at http://www.brainfacts.org/About-Neuroscience/Brain-Facts-book) as well as other study material we will provide upon registration.

    REGISTRATION LINK

    https://forms.gle/TkX3wAUejLYNCmCKA

    In addition to being a fun learning experience, participation will make a great resume point for college applications. If you believe that your school has students who would be interested in competing, we ask that you please forward the following link in order for them to complete registration.

    You can learn more on our website:  

    www.rochestersfn.org/bac/brain-bee.html or visit us on facebook 

    If you have any questions about the Rochester Brain Bee, please don’t hesitate to ask! You can contact us at RochesterBrainBee@gmail.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/URBrainAwareness/

     

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  • Manhattanville College:

    We now offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and have 50 spots available for Fall 2021. Through this competitive program, students will have the opportunity to earn digital badges (or certificates) in specialized areas such as; Case Management, Holistic Nursing, End of Life Care, and more. Our brand new facilities on the Manhattanville campus include state of the art clinical learning labs and suites.  Our clinical sites span through Westchester County and New York City, giving our students valuable experience.

    We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. Here is a list of our requirements:

    • Application with non-refundable fee ($50)
    • Official High School Transcript
    • 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher
    • 1 letter of recommendation from a counselor
    • Personal Essay
    • Statement on why nursing is a student’s major of choice

    Due to the current environment, test scores are optional for admissions consideration. Students may submit their SAT or ACT scores, but they are not a requirement for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

    If you or your students have any questions about our Nursing program, please feel free to contact me via email or at (914) 582-4834.

     

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  • NYS DREAM Act Application is Open

    • The link to the NYS DREAM application is found at hesc.ny.gov/dream.
    • The Senator Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act gives undocumented and other students access to New York State‐administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education costs.
    • To qualify for NYS financial aid under the NYS DREAM Act, students must meet certain eligibility criteria. Eligible students can apply for NYS grant and scholarship programs, including the Tuition Assistance Program, Excelsior Scholarship, and Enhanced Tuition Awards.
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  •  Get Your FSA ID Ahead of Completing the FAFSA

    • FSA IDs are created at fsaid.ed.gov.
    • Each student and one parent need FSA IDs to electronically sign and submit the FAFSA. Students taking federal student loans will also need their FSA ID to sign for any federal student loans they decide to take.
    • Although students and parents can get an FSA ID while filling out the FAFSA, tell them that getting it ahead of time will make the entire process much smoother.
    • Students and parents must create their own FSA IDs with their own personal information. Each FSA ID is for the exclusive use of that individual and cannot be shared.
    • An FSA ID cannot be created by any individual on behalf of someone else, including a family member.
    • The student and parent's information at the Social Security Administration (SSA) must be correct or corrected before getting an FSA ID. Visit SSA at www.ssa.gov to learn how to correct any errors.
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  • 2021-22 FAFSA and NYS Application for TAP Now Open

    • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is found at fafsa.gov.
    • At the end of the FASFA, students who are NYS residents and indicated at least one NYS college on their FAFSA can access the NYS TAP application and complete both applications in one session.
    • Helpful FAFSA features include the Internal Revenue ServicesData Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT) that enables students and their parents to electronically transfer their 2019 tax return information when completing the FAFSA.
    • Encourage your students to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible to meet college deadlines and maximize their financial aid. Many colleges use FAFSA information to calculate amounts and types of aid students may qualify for, and each college has its own schedule for awarding financial aid.
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  • Greater Rochester Youth Leadership Program:

    The Youth Leadership Program through the Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross is a weekly program offered to students within all Monroe County schools who are enrolled in 9th – 12th grade. Through this FREE program, students participate in interactive, hands-on-based learning to acquire essential leadership, life and service skills which they can take back to their homes, schools and communities, as well as in correlation with efforts toward the Red Cross mission.
    Applications (attached) are being accepted now through December 1st for consideration into the 2021 cohort. For information please contact our Youth Leadership Program Specialist, Kristen Clineburg via email at kristen.clineburg@redcross.org  or by calling 585-397-6266.

    YLP Application
    YLP Flyer

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