For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
gillerand@georgian.edu

Pave Your Way into College with GCU’s College Prep and Exec Camps

Lakewood, N.J., Apr. 4, 2008—High school students, do you want to hear, “You’re HIRED?” You don’t have to be “the apprentice” to get a jump on your professional future—join Georgian Court University’s College Prep and Writing Summer Camp, or the Exec Summer Camp, for intense fun, challenge, and rewarding training.

COLLEGE PREP & WRITING CAMP

July 6–9 (Sunday–Wednesday)

Enjoy three and a half days of intensive preparation and fun on one of New Jersey’s most beautiful college campuses from Sunday, July 6, to Wednesday, July 9. Open to young women entering 10th and 11th grades, GCU’s College Prep and Writing Camp offers

  • Small classes with GCU faculty and instructors
  • Stress reduction tips for tests and life
  • Critical reading for SAT prep and college-level writing
  • Guidance about the college search process and transitioning to college
  • Fun and recreation on the beautiful 156-acre historic campus
  • Opportunities for fresh thinking & creative expression

EXEC CAMP

July 27–July 31 (Sunday–Thursday)

Join GCU for an intensive introduction to college-level business education in a fun and exciting overnight camp from Sunday, July 27, to Thursday, July 31. Open to young women and men in high school, the camp offers students the opportunity to work closely with outstanding GCU faculty in a highly interactive setting to learn career and life skills, receiving introductions to

  • Management and leadership
  • Creating a business plan
  • Traditional and electronic marketing and public relations
  • Technology
  • Team building
  • Professional behavior and dress
  • Unleashing creativity

Teams will apply these competencies to a final project of creating, developing, and marketing a product or event.

The cost of each camp is $500 per person, which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, overnight residence hall accommodations, field trip for Exec Camp attendees, and all curricular materials. For more information or an application, please contact the Office of Conferences and Special Events at 732.987.2263 or specialevents@georgian.edu

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge and at Coastal Communiversity in Wall and Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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