Emerging Scholars Program

The Emerging Scholars Program (ESP) is structured curriculum that prepares students academically and socially at the university level for successful completion of certificates and A.A.S; A.A.; and B.A. degrees at Kuskokwim Campus. Each semester a new group of freshmen start with a Learning to Learn Camp. The camp and the program are designed to help students succeed academically and socially at the university level. ESP is designed for all entering full-time freshman.

Emerging Scholars

  • Are between the ages of 18 - 21 years old
  • Attend Learning to Learn Camp, a three/four day orientation camp the week before classes start. Students receive intensive academic advising and are introduced to the community and KuC faculty and staff.
  • Register for DEVS 101, a College Success Skills course for ESP students. It is an introduction to and overview of the diverse skills, strategies and resources available to ensure success in the college experience.
  • Participate in tutoring labs. Labs are available for developmental math and English classes.
  • Work closely with an Academic Advisor.
  • Participate in fun and exciting activities!
    • Sports
    • Eskimo dancing
    • Berry picking
    • Ice fishing
    • Pumpkin carving and a Halloween Party
    • Ice cream socials
    • Dorm and fiddle dances
    • Door decorating contest
    • and much more!

Questions? contact:

Agnes McIntyre, Emerging Scholars Program Coordinator Agnes McIntyre, Emerging Scholars Program Coordinator
543-4554
amcintyr@alaska.edu
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