Summer Program Information
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE SUMMER PROGRAM?
Students will enroll in two college courses and earn six credit hours that count towards graduation.
Attend Study Tables
Students will attend study tables every day with their S.T.A.R.S. brothers and sisters to study and complete class assignments.
Peer mentoring and tutoring
- Students will be mentored by peers who have participated in STARS and students attending KSU.
- Students will have access to academic tutors for writing and general study skills
Build a Community
Students will engage in activities to create a sense of community within the group.
Students will participate in the S.T.A.R.S. workshop twice a week. The S.T.A.R.S. workshop will equip students with tools to help them develop academic, personal, professional and social skills.
Engage in a Cultural Rites of Passage Experience
Students will participate in a Rites of Passage experience the last week of the program. Rite of Passage promotes self-pride, acceptance of student’s cultural heritage and awareness as well as appreciation of cultural differences.