Fisher College News
Fisher Announces Start of 2012 College 101 Program
Fisher College's College 101 program allows college bound youth to get a jump start on their college careers by enrolling in a specialized, six-week college level course. Accepted students are able to choose from Introduction to a Business, Criminal Justice, Mass Communication, or Psychology course, as well as participate in a paid internship at a local Boston business. Upon completion of the course, students earn three college credits and are offered the opportunity for Dual Enrollment to earn an additional six credits.
Approximately 61 students were chosen to participate in the College 101 program from local high schools including the Boston Community Leadership Academy, Another Course to College, MATCH High School, Brighton High School, West Roxbury Academy, and Excel High School. College 101 Student Orientation will be held on Monday, July 9, 2012 and the Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Fisher College.
"We are very excited to begin our fifth year of the College 101 program at Fisher College," states Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, President of Fisher College. "At Fisher, we believe that it is essential to support our local youth and encourage them to get a head start in their college careers. The College 101 program helps young students develop the necessary skills required of college students so they will be better prepared for the transitions ahead."