Greenbrier High School

College/ Enrichment Events

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Youth Leadership Columbia County is a program designed to educate through experience and motivate young leaders and enable them to take an active role in their community. This will result in strong leaders who have hope for the future and the tools to influence a positive and progressive community.

Participants must be sophomores or juniors in Columbia County high schools or residents of Columbia County. They are selected after consideration of their recognized and potential leadership and the merit of their application. The Selection Committee strives to achieve a geographical, racial and socio-economic balance in their selections.

Vet School for a Day is designed for high school juniors and seniors in Georgia and South Carolina who are seriously interested in preparing for, and getting into, vet school.

Kennesaw State University offers many special events throughout the year for prospective students. These events are designed to give students an inside look into Owl Nation! Visit the links below to sign-up for events. Please check back often as this list will be constantly updated.

If you have any questions regarding special events, please email visitksu@kennesaw.edu

Join the Davidson College Admission Staff and other admission professionals this fall for a workshops series to help prepare you for the college search and application process.  Sessions will cover topics ranging from essay writing to interview preparation to making the most of virtual college visits.  All workshops are free but space is limited in some sessions.  View the full schedule and register here.  Questions?  Email: intensives@davidson.edu
North Georgia has scheduled a virtual visit for Greenbrier High School students on September 9th at 3:15pm.  Please click on the link below to join the meeting. 

You are invited to attend an upcoming Yale Virtual Session & Current Student Conversation for students in the southeastern United States.

The session will include an overview of Yale undergraduate programs from regional admissions officers and a live panel conversation with Yale students from the area. 

Sunday, September 13
7:00 PM EDT
Event Registration

Tuesday, September 15
7:00 PM EDT
Event Registration

In lieu of the cancelled CSRA College Night this September, ANS Savannah River is coordinating Virtual STEM College Nights featuring a faculty member from an Engineering or Physical Science Department and an Early Career graduate of that University.  Each virtual session will begin with the faculty member presenting a brief introduction to the department and the university, and will be followed by remarks from the alum on highlights of the school and a brief overview on what they are doing now in their work in the Aiken-Augusta area. The two brief overviews will then be followed by a Question and Answer session.  The entire session will last an hour and is designed especially for high school seniors that are interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics areas at southeastern, regional universities. An ANS SR team will manage the Zoom sessions and oversee the Q&A.

Mercer University has scheduled a virtual visit Sep 17th at 4:00pm for anyone interested in their college. 
Please register at the link listed below to participate.
https://connect.mercer.edu/register/GreenbrierHighSchoolMeetsMercer2    
SCAD has scheduled a virtual visit Sep 23rd at 3:00pm for anyone interested in their college. 
Please register at the link listed below to participate.
https://scad.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJErcuirrzksG9y1Rt6AnseGS8vMvyBLDT-Z

Over 100 virtual tables hosted by University Army ROTC programs

Register to Win a new PlayStation 4

Listen to previous 4-year scholarship winners

Talk to University admissions to learn how to get in

Talk to currently serving Officers to learn about career options

Learn about other scholarship opportunities

Be a part of a historic event!

Supporters will have tables at the event as well! (Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and much more)

We will be using Airmeet to host virtual tables so you can explore all the Universities you want to learn about. Reserve your virtual ticket using the link below. An email with the link to join will be sent 72 hours before the event.
 
Augusta University will be hosting a virtual event (Explore Augusta) on Monday, September 28 from 5:00pm-6:30pm. This event is student focused.

Explore Augusta-CSRA
Monday, September 28, 2020
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the Louisiana State University.  Please join them on 10/6 at 3:00 pm. 
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting: https://lsu.zoom.us/j/92687324013
Meeting ID: 926 8732 4013

Are you interested in what it is like being a student at AU?  Do you have questions about what it is like to be an Art, Music, or English and World Languages major?  What should you do next if you're interested in applying to college?

 

These questions, and many more, will be answered at our Virtual College of the Week Microsoft Teams Meeting this Thursday, October 1 from 6 to 7 p.m.  We will have faculty and students from Art & Design, Music, and English & World Languages at this Teams Meeting. They will tell you a little bit about the departments, and then you can use the chat function to ask them about any questions you may have at that point.

A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the University of Alabama.  Please join them on 10/1 at 3:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:     https://uasystem.zoom.us/j/92395953379
Augusta University is hosting two virtual dual enrollment interest sessions this fall.
These sessions will include a presentation about the current dual enrollment process, with time available at the end for questions. Please note that these are only interest meetings, and do not count as orientation for newly accepted dual enrollment students.
Please register for the interest session at this link
 
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the University of Georgia.  Please join them on 10/6 at 3:00 pm. 
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/93803694205
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the College of Coastal Georgia.  Please join them on 10/7 at 3:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting: 

Real Talk is a virtual college exploration series designed to connect Black students with admissions representatives from colleges and universities across the country

Our inaugural event, "Real Talk: HBCU Edition," will take place on Thursday, October 8, at 7 p.m. ET. This will be the first event in a three-part series featuring HBCUs, Ivy League schools, and Maryland-area institutions. All grades and academic achievement levels are welcome. Although this event will cater to students, we also encourage parents, educators, and community members to participate.

A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the University of West Georgia.  Please join them on 10/14 at 3:00 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in Albany State University.  Please join them on 10/15 at 3:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
https://asurams.webex.com/meet/jaylen.pope
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for any Greenbrier students interested in Augusta University.  Please join them on 10/22 at 3:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in the University of Georgia.  Please join them on 10/6 at 3:00 pm. 
Please click on the following link to register https:/https://admissions.gcsu.edu/register/?id=6c93dea1-6a61-4b03-afb7-40bb64003bcc/apply.uga.edu/register/?id=eba8b53a-59fe-4471-aa34-84e551344931
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting: https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/2482367146
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in Columbus State University.  Please join them on 11/5 at 4:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for anyone interested in Shorter College.  Please join them on 11/5 at 4:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
A Virtual Meeting has been scheduled for any Greenbrier students interested in Valdosta State University.  Please join them on 11/10 at 3:30 pm
Students can click on the following link to join the meeting:    
GMC Fall Festival Open House 10/31

This is a great kick off to your college search journey!

On virtual fair days, you will have the opportunity to hear from several different colleges and universities in one session and have the ability to ask questions to college reps:

  • Sessions will have six different colleges and universities presenting.
  • Students can attend sessions from one or all four nights.
  • Students are encouraged to register for multiple sessions!
Georgia College Fee Waiver Period 9/22-9/28

GSBA, in partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign, are sponsoring its forth annual high school student video contest for member districts across the state. Winners will be recognized at the GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference in Atlanta, and the first, second and third place winners will be awarded $1,000, $500, and $250 respectively for their schools video production program! 

Deadline = Oct 15th 2020

This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities.  

If you are interested in this program please let your counselor know.  

In October, we will host our first Virtual Preview Georgia Tech! This three-week open house event is an opportunity for students to attend multiple Tech information sessions covering a variety of different topics, including academics, admission, campus involvement, and more. Registration is open now!

We are partnering with Harvey Mudd College, Purdue University, and Olin College of Engineering to host the 2020 CUBE Tour (Colleges United Bringing Engineering to You). This is a great opportunity for high school counselors and students to learn more about each school's engineering program, application process, and financial aid options. 
Student sessions will be held on Tuesday, October 6 and Wednesday, October 14.

We are extremely excited to partner with our sister Atlanta-area colleges and universities to host a FREE Virtual College Exploration event for students Tuesday, October 6-Thursday, October 8. During this three-day event, you will have the opportunity to hear from eight colleges located in the Greater Atlanta area, including Georgia Tech. 

This event will feature a variety of panels and presentations on the college search process and Atlanta's college environment, as well as a counselor-specific session on October 7. Other participating schools include HBCUs, large public universities, nationally known private schools, and a single-gender institution.

Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops held throughout the state of Georgia. This year's events will take place virtually over several days this fall semester. Check out the event schedule.
 

The University of Tennessee is excited to bring Rocky Top to you and your students this fall. We're offering several different events straight to a screen near you! Sessions will range from Admissions presentations, student panels, Diversity & Inclusion, Honors & Scholars, and so much more.

Camp MAGIK, a healing camp for bereaved children and adolescents, is announcing its 2020 VIRTUAL camp session to be held October 24-25, 2020 - please see attached. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2020 to give us time to mail our “Camp-In-A-Box” to all campers.

Camp MAGIK is well suited to all youth ages 6 through 18 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or other close loved one, especially youth who have experienced traumatic death. Professional bereavement counselors, trained in grief and trauma, will lead all counseling sessions. This is our 26th year providing this evidence-based service to the community.

Encompass Health Hospice Volunteer Opportunity  
Encompass is looking for volunteers to provide companionship and support to patients during thier final months and weeks of life.  
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