High School Students Encouraged To Apply For Summer Science Program At Gannon
Posted: April 27, 2015
Gannon University's Regional Summer School of Excellence
encourages students interested in the sciences and who would like
to study health effect related to Environmental Issues, to apply
for the two-week program.
The Regional Summer School of Excellence allows 40 students from
the tri-state area that are current high school sophomores and
juniors to participate in two weeks of intensive laboratory and
field site study in the life sciences. Students work aboard Gannon
University's research vessel, the Environaut, while studying Lake
Erie and Presque Isle Bay.
The program will be held from Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
During the program, students will:
work collaboratively with three Gannon faculty members and five
college students, as well as with fellow high school students who
also have an interest in the sciences.
learn standard methods and techniques for researching
environmental health problems such as water chemistry, lake
pollution and population dynamics, eutrophication, air pollution
and acid rain.
become more familiar with life science applications in medicine,
public health, environmental health, zoology, ecology, limnology,
histology, analytical chemistry and microbiology.
work on college-level lab and research projects.
explore career opportunities in the fields of chemistry,
biological sciences, medicine and public
There is no cost to participate and lunches are provided at no
cost. Students are encouraged to apply on or before June 8. Students must provide their own
For more information about the camp please contact: Stanley J.
Zagorski at 814-871-7641 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are available here.
The Regional Summer School of Excellence is sponsored by Gannon
University, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit.