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Summer BEST Academy

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The Summer BEST Academy Begins:

July 3 - 14, 2017

8am-5pm M-F   African American Student Services

The University of New Mexico African American Student Services Summer BEST Academy is an academic program that takes a holistic approach in shaping education in African American 8th grade students.

The 2-week Academic program will emphasize developing students’ math and science skills, introducing them to college life, and stimulating their interest in STEM degree programs and career paths.

Each day, students will participate in activities that include:

  • Problem Solving
  • Research
  • Critical thinking
  • Algebra I & Geometry concepts
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Earth Science, & Engineering concepts
  • Writing
  • Oral presentation
  • African American History & Culture

ALL STUDENTS ACCEPTED ARE ELIGILBE AND GUARANTEED A SPOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UNM SUMMER YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM (SYSP)* FROM JUNE 5TH -JUNE 30TH. 

*For more information on the SYSP Sports camp, please visit SYSP SPORTS CAMP

or call us at 505-277-5645. 

*10 students will be selected for this exclusive program.

*To Apply: Please email Chrisaundra Henderson, Education Associate, to receive an email with the application for the Summer BEST Academy! clhenderson@unm.edu