Ease into your new college experience through AACC’s summer transition programs: Summer Bridge, Summer Bridge at Arundel Mills, Adelante Hispanic Summer Bridge, First Year Experience Summer Bridge and the Black Male Initiative Early Arrival. Each of these is designed to provide incoming freshmen extra tools and resources to jump-start your first year in college.
The Summer Bridge program is a free, three-week experience that prepares recent African-American high school graduates for a successful college experience by focusing on academic and social skills. Students receive intensive English, math and reading review and have an opportunity to take the ACCUPLACER placement exam at the end of the program. Lunch and supplies are included at no cost, and eligible students may receive up to $500 in scholarship funds based on successful completion of the program.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 2-20, 2018, Arnold*
*No session on July 4, 2018.
Contact Arlene Bayron, retention advisor at 410-777-1161 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Bridge at AMIL is a free, two-week program at AACC at Arundel Mills designed to help students make a smooth transition from high school to college. Students participate in a focused, individualized academic review of English, reading, and math with the goal of possibly moving up a level in their developmental classes. Participants also explore various careers and start their planning. Lunch and supplies are included at no cost, and free transportation is available.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 16–27, 2018, AACC at Arundel Mills
Contact Lori N. Hackett, program coordinator, at 410-777-2530 or email@example.com.
The Adelante Hispanic Summer Bridge program is a free, two-week program that prepares recent Hispanic high school graduates for a successful college experience. Students can gain a deeper appreciation of Hispanic culture through art, music, literature and poetry. Students will learn about college resources and academic support services as well as work on enhancing their college math readiness. At the completion of this summer term, students will become members of the Student Achievement and Success Program, which can provide ongoing support and scholarship opportunities during the school year.
8:40 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 23-Aug. 3, 2018, Arnold
Contact Samuel Cordero-Puchales, program coordinator, at 410-777-2530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The First Year Experience Summer Bridge is a free, two-week program with intensive English and math remediation using the ACCUPLACER Diagnostic, a detailed analysis of your strengths and weaknesses created to enhance college preparedness and academic performance.
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 30 – Aug 10, 2018, Arnold
Contact Amberdawn Cheatham, program coordinator, at 410-777-1315 or email@example.com.
The Black Male Initiative early arrival program is a one-day event designed to give black male students an introduction to faculty, staff, students, strategies and resources before beginning their academic experience.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 9, 2018, Arnold
Contact Leon C. Thomas III, program coordinator, at 410-777-2549 or firstname.lastname@example.org.