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Summer Bridge Programs
Panther Math Prep
When is Panther Math Prep? How does the program work?
Panther Math Prep is offered with two options: Online and the On Campus Classroom Sessions. The advantage to the Panther Math Prep program is that not only are students prepared academically and mathematically the instructor takes time to help the student prepare for the structure of the exam and improve test taking skills. Panther Math Prep runs July 9th - August 3, 2012. The registration deadline is June 29, 2012.
Students who register for the online portion can complete the course through an online prep system called ALEKS that is used in tandem with Desire 2 Learn (D2L). The instructor will set deadlines, ask for coursework and communicate with the student weekly. Students choosing the ONLINE option must attend an on-campus orientation. The offered dates can be found in the Cattrack system when you go to register.
Students who register for the classroom option can choose between a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday course from 10AM – 12PM on the UWM Campus. This is a great opportunity to engage the campus and a faculty member prior to your arrival.
Why did I (or my son or daughter) get this letter?
A select group of students who were placed into Math 90 or 95 were sent the letter in an effort to inform them about the incredibly beneficial Panther Math Prep program.
How do I sign up?
Instructions are included both in the letter and on our website. You have the option of either on campus or online instruction in the sign up process.You can sign up and learn more at Panther Math Prep Sign-Up Here
How much does Panther Math Prep cost?
Nothing! It’s free to you!
I signed up for Panther Math Prep – when is my orientation?
This date was sent to your UWM email once you signed up. If you have questions, contact the Student Success Center(contact info listed below).
Who can I contact if I have questions?
Feel free to contact the Student Success Center at email@example.com or by calling 414-229-5385.
What if I just want to sign up to take the test again and not take the PMP program? What if I have questions about calculators or other locations?
The Testing Center is your best resource for these questions. They can be contacted at (414) 229-4689.
Academic Opportunity Center (AOC)
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For Information visit the AOC Website
Mitchell Hall 177
Dr. Ruth B. Russell
Mitchell Hall 173
Dr. Karen Baker
Mitchell Hall 195C
Fostering Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Engineers (FORTE)
Summer Enrichment Program - Your Path to Success
Application Deadline: May 10, 2013
Want to experience college life, get a taste of engineering, and enhance your academic preparation – all before enrolling in the Fall? If you are a new freshman seeking calculus placement, then the FORTE Summer Enrichment Program is for you. The program will run July 7th-August 2nd, 2013. If you participate, you will:
- Live in Sandburg Residence Hall with other engineering & computer science students
- Receive a weekly meal stipend
- Review pre-calculus (algebra and trigonometry) through both instructor-led and self-paced activities
- Solve engineering problems and conduct experiments
- Explore exciting fields such as biomechanics, alternative energy, medical imaging, and environmental protection
- Meet other students, faculty, and industry partners through social events and field trips
- Retake the math placement test at the end of the program
- Earn a $1000 scholarship applicable to Fall tuition upon attaining calculus placement
To secure your spot in our FORTE Summer Enrichment Program, please submit the $100 registration fee and the Agreement Form (link).
Math Placement Test Review Information - PDF
UWM-CEAS FORTE Summer Program Goals, Requirements, Expectations and Daily Schedule - PDF
If you have any questions regarding the FORTE Summer Enrichment Program, please contact:Dee Dee Wallace
Office of Undergraduate Research Summer Program
Application Deadline: April 10, 2012.
The Office of Undergraduate Research will be inviting a small group of incoming students to campus for four weeks during the summer (July 8 - August 3) to engage in cutting edge research with leading UWM faculty. This competitive program will provide room and board in the Sandburg residence halls for this period of time, as well as pair each student with a researcher on campus. Students will spend 20-30 hours a week in their research mentors' lab settings, as well as meet twice weekly with the other summer researchers for a semester course that introduces them to the culture of university research. There will also be social activities with other incoming students to help make valuable connections and become familiar with the UWM environment. There is no cost to participate in this program.
UR@UWM Summer Application - PDF
UR@UWM Summer Application - DOC
UR@UWM Summer Research Projects
Brochure: Undergraduate Research Opportunities for First Year Students - PDF
Office Contact information
Kyla Moore, M.A.
Office of Undergraduate Research
Bolton Hall 192, Ph. (414) 229-2641
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