[CUA Office of Public Affairs]

Class of 2003
Can Get a Jump

9 February 1998


h.gif (1053 bytes)igh school students can get a taste of college and an early look at possible academic or career tracks by attending any of three separate programs geared especially for high school students by The Catholic University of America.

The School of Arts and Sciences explores leadership development in a campus setting. The School of Architecture and Planning and the School of Engineering each offer workshops that provide in-depth, hands-on looks at the work architects and engineers do.

The programs:

"Leadership '98" offers a week of campus living, June 21- 27, with special attention to the concept of leadership in fields ranging from politics to volunteer service. Students are housed under staff supervision in Catholic University's newest residence halls and eat meals in campus dining rooms. Evenings feature social events, sports and cultural experiences in the nation's capital. Cost is $475. Write or call The Catholic University of America, School of Arts and Sciences, Room 107, McMahon Hall, Washington, D.C. 20064, 202-319-5114. Or e-mail your query to johnsong@cua.edu.

The "Experiences in Architecture" workshop will be held in two sessions: June 22 to July 10 and July 13 to July 31. Students will see the architecture of the nation's capital, work in studios with architecture majors and faculty, visit construction sites, and meet people in the building industry. If students apply before April 21, the cost is $785. After that date the cost is $820. For more information write or call The Catholic University of America, School of Architecture and Planning, Washington, D.C. 20064, 202-319-5188. Or e-mail your request to rortega114@aol.com.

For rising seniors who want to discover what the profession of engineering is all about, the university offers "Engineering 2003" from July 12 to July 17. Students selected will receive tuition scholarships. A registration fee of $225 is required. Write or call The Catholic University of America, School of Engineering, Room 102, Pangborn Hall, Washington, D.C. 20064, 202-319-5160. Or e-mail your request to berrym@cua.edu.

Catholic University is a one-of-a-kind academic center: the national university of the Catholic Church, the only one established by the U.S. bishops, and located in the nation's capital. Established in 1887, the university is private and coeducational with 10 schools: religious studies, philosophy, law, arts and sciences, engineering, social service, nursing, music, library and information science, and architecture and planning. Metropolitan College provides degree programs for nontraditional students.

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