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College for Teens Program at Union County College


CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2016 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

This free program is offered for two sessions. Each session is will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday through Thursday. During the session students have the chance to explore and research careers in financial markets, criminal justice or healthcare, while experiencing life on a college campus. Students will learn about relevant career opportunities from prominent guest speakers. Some of the learning opportunities will include hands-on projects. The morning session will be held from July 11 to 21, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The afternoon session will be held from July 18 to 28, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

To apply for the College for Teens program, students must be enrolled in a Union County high school by September 2016 and possess a grade point average of C or better. In addition to the application, students will need to submit a copy of their recent report card along with a recommendation letter from a teacher or guidance counselor.  The completed application package can be faxed to (908) 709-7070, emailed to or delivered to the Office of Continuing Education at 1033 Springfield Avenue in Cranford.  The application deadline for the College for Teens program is Friday, May 27, 2016.

For additional information about the College for Teens Program and the application form, visit or call (908) 709-7600.


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