Union County College Announces College for Teens Program


CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College has announced a summer College for Teens program, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program will offer students the chance to explore career options in criminal justice, healthcare or supply chain management. Any student who is enrolled in a county high school for 2017 and has a grade point average of C or better will be eligible to apply. In addition, the student will need to provide a copy of his or her most recent report card and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor.

“The College for Teens program is an opportunity for high school students to meet and learn from business and industry professionals in one of three fields, Criminal Justice, Allied Health and Transportation, Logistics and Distribution,” Dr. Lisa Hiscano, Director of Continuing and Professional Education at Union County College, said.

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The program is offered for two sessions, each of them lasting from Monday to Thursday for two weeks. The morning session will be held from July 10 to July 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. The afternoon session will be held from July 17 to July 27, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

“The two week program provides an overview of careers within the industry sector and features guest speakers who talk about their experiences,” Hiscano said.

The application deadline is Friday, May 26. 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. 

More information about the College for Teens Program and the application can be found on or by calling (908) 709-7600.

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