Monday, December 2, 2019

School News: December 2 - December 6



UAG students, parents & staff for pulling off our 9th annual ThankCake celebration!





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Andre Imanishi for winning the 2020 National Young Arts Award finalist status!


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Parent Danette Jagla for being featured on Netflix's 
Sugar Rush, Episode 3: Christmas Carol!




Interested in learning about botany, environmentalism, and protecting the earth?  The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens is looking for suitable applicants for the Garden Apprentice Program.  Apply HERE!

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Edison High School is hosting a Historically Black College Fair on January 23rd! Some applicants will receive conditional acceptance on the spot!


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Bellevue Hospital is hosting exciting programs for students interested in Healthcare!  See the flyer below the for website to register.


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Would you like to learn more about the field(s) of Business and Accounting?  Apply for Grassi & Co.'s consulting program to learn about the many fields associated with Business.  See the flyer below for the link to apply!


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Any young ladies interested in learning more about history may consider apply for the Intrepid's GOALS FOR GIRLS programs. The programs are endorsed by our very own UAG alumni and museum science student, Martha Hernandez!  Click HERE for info!



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Join the NYU CrEST program for science, engineering, and technology! 
The program is still accepting applications for our school!  See Mr. Traversa for details! 


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Want to apply to college?  Would you be interested in someone from a SUNY school going through the process with you? The SUNY North Bronx Career and Counseling Outreach Center is offering to do just that! Please reach out to Bobby.Gates@northbronx.eoc.suny.edu to set up an appointment!


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Interested in the arts? Pratt Institute is still accepting students for their Saturday Art School classes for creative writing, photography and film! 

Please click HERE for more information.

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Ever thought about going into law?  Want to make an impact in our justice system? Join the Thurgood Marshall law Internship Program!


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Baseball Across America is looking for freshmen to join!  Act now by contacting Mr. Rigney (arigney@uagateway.org) to express your interest.

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SYEP's "Work Learn and Grow" Program is accepting applicants NOW for paid positions!  Visit the website HERE for more information and APPLY ONLINE!

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The Center for LGBTQ Community Members has awesome programming happening in October! 
*Mondays and Wednesdays @5:30pm- Empowerment Seminars
*Thursday, October 31st: Annual Halloween Party
Click HERE for the address and more details! 


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Join the ACE Mentor Program for students interested in engineering, construction and architecture.  Put your tech skills to use with valuable real world learning experiences and gain valuable guidance from a mentor!  All mentoring takes place after school and these opportunities can result in scholarships when it is time for college!  See the website and how to apply HERE!


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Columbia University's Youth for Debate invites YOU to join the UAG debate team.  Participants will learn to debate students at other schools and colleges!  See Ms. Patel for details, or email her at mpatel@uagateway.org.  The website for more information is HERE.



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The New York Historical Society has a few spots open for their Tech Scholars Program!  Apply HERE and expand your CSS and web design skills.  Scholarships are available to those who apply!


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Interested in making $250 to discuss some of New York City's most hot button issues?  Join Center Youth's Social Justice Internship!  Applications can be found here: tinyurl.com/centeryouth-roar



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Looking for a MENTOR?  All grades are welcome to attend an info session for Leaders of Tomorrow: Sept. 28th @ 11 am at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business; 140 W 62nd St and go here for more information:  nyblackmba.org/lot-mentoring/ 


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Apply to Expanding the Walls at Studio Museum Harlem.  Application is due October 28th! The program will take place from January to July of 2020.  Generous stipend for all who participate.  
Please contact expandingthewalls@studiomuseum.org for more info.



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Applications for Teen Leadership Council are now open.  Click here for more Info, frequently asked questions, and scroll down to apply.  All ages are welcome.

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GCSA: Governor's Committee on Scholastic Achievement is seeking Sophomores for their current mentoring program.  If you are a sophomore seeking a mentoring opportunity, please email Mr. Traversa at ptraversa@uagateway.org.

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STEM Saturdays - Free Design and Engineering Program at Cooper Union

Application Deadline: September 13, 2019 (extended! please apply!)
Event: September 21-December 14, 2019
Contact: elizabeth.waters@cooper.edu
STEM Saturdays invites students in grades 9-12 with interest in design and creative problem solving to explore how to use engineering to design and build solutions to real world challenges. During the 11 week program, students will learn to use design methods, fabrication tools (including 3D printing), laser cutting and hand tools, electronics, and coding as they work in teams to create a product. The program meets from 10:00am-4:00pm and is free. MetroCards and lunch are provided. Priority is given to students with no prior experience in engineering.

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Looking for a MENTOR?  UAG students from all grades are welcome to apply!


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DO YOU LOVE TO SING? Are you interested in meeting other students who enjoy music?Auditions are coming up and you do NOT have to be 
an expert or classically trained to try out!


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Interested in acting?  Want to see what it's really like and meet other dynamic teenagers?  Try Opening Act!  Flyers are posted all over the 7th floor!