Program activities

St. Cloud Access and Opportunity Center offers an array of pre-college programs devoted to addressing low numbers of

underrepresented students entering higher education.

Recent Activities: More info
Somali Night-more than 150 Access and Opportunity Program students from South and North Jr. Highs and Tech and Apollo High Schools in St. Cloud attended Somali Night on the campus of St. Cloud State University on March 31, 2012 dancing

Spirit of Uganda

Students from Tech High attended the program which highlighted dance and music representing many regions of Uganda.

 

The traveling troupe is part of Empower African Children. The mission is to mentor and support Ugandan children and provide funding for education beyond the elementary level.

 

For more information see: www.empowerafricanchildren.org

Spirit of Uganda

SCSU Perfoming Arts: South Jr. High students visited SCSU campus to tour the theatre department and learn about the variety of career opportunities in the performing arts.

 

Costuming
Stage Management
Directing
Props
Stage Design
Lighting
Acting
Make-up
and much more...there is more than meets the eye in putting on a performance.

 

Students participated in an Improv activity and had a fun time learning about "thinking on your feet" and creative performing.

Improv

 

The components of the project include:

 

Emphasis on Taking College Preparatory Courses

 

Encourage Student Enrollment in Post-Secondary Programs:

  • Advanced Placement

  • Senior-to-Sophomore

  • Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Enrichment Programs

 

Academic Support Programs

 

Informational Sessions on College Admissions and Financial Aid

  • Hands-on assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

 

Academic and Cultural Enrichment Programs

 

Orientation to College Life

 

Career and College Resource Center

 

Standardized Test Preparation Programs

 

Summer Programs and Services

 

Intensive English Language Learning

 

Summer Bridge and College Transition Programs

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