Tuesday, October 22, 2019

School News: October 21 - 25



Students who participated in our first 
CODE NATION meeting for challenging themselves 
to learn new coding languages!




Cadets who participated in the Breast Cancer 
Awareness Walk!




Join CODE NATION and learn how to code from real world programmers!
Sign up HERE as soon as you can!  Last meeting was packed and space is limited!


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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!


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Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors that are interested in or gifted in writing and would like the opportunity to publish their stories or ideas should consider applying to YCteen Mag!