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2013 Near Peer Mentoring Service Program Calendar

February 7, 2013

  • Host a “Studying Skills Workshop” at GSW Academic Resource Center/Writing Center
  • HS students come to GSW campus from 4:00-5:00pm.
  • Transportation is provided; parental permission is needed.

February 16, 2013

  • GSW Homecoming Cook out at 11:00, campus tour at 1:00 and Canes Game at 3:30
  • (Permission needed. Parents drop off children at GSW Storm Dome Parking Lot)
  • NPHC Step Show at 8:00pm at GSW (Available for teens to attend,  but NP program  is not responsible for transportation and chaperon)

March 8, 2013

  • Cultures Exploration and Exchanges
  • Bring GSW college students to High School
  • 10:00-11:30am

April 3, 2013

  • GSW International Food Festival  (College experience activity)
  • Bring High School students to GSW campus
  • 11:30am -12:30am
  • Van will be provided. Parental permission is needed

**The schedule may be subject to changes**

College Coaches Information Presentation:

8:10-8:40am at Sumter High School
2/11/2013 (Monday): College Application (Presenter: Ryne)
2/25/2013 (Monday): Personal Statement (Presenter: Addie)
3/4/2013 (Monday): Resume Building (Presenter: Ale )
4/1/2013 (Monday): Financial aid application (Presenter: Megan)

Upcoming Event: Summer 4-day Camp: 

Period: May 28 (Tuesday) to May 31 (Friday), 2013
Program duration: 9:00am -2:00pm
One Field trip to UGA at Athens, lunch and transportation provided.

**This is a tentative schedule.  It may be subject to changes**


May 28


May 29 (Wednesday)

May 30


May 31






Field Trip to UGA


6:00  Depart  from Americus


10:00 Arrive at UGS


10:30-11:45  UGA campus Tour


12:00-12:50  Lunch  at UGA










Self Esteem

(Alma Keita)

Goal setting and Career planning/

Interview skills



College application/

College life





Peer Interaction

(Alma Keita)

SAT writing

(Lauren Dipaula)

Financial Aid


(From College Access Office  or GSW FA office)


Healthy Eating


Plagiarism and writing

(Lauren Dipaula)

Technology  workshop (Gavin)


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Lunch at UGA


Health and Exercise


Financial Planning –book keeping, balancing, budgeting

(from Wells Fargo or Sumter Bank)

Closing Ceremony

1:00 Leave for Mall


1:30-3:30 Shopping Mall


3:30  Depart for Americus


7:30  Arrive  at Americus







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