EWC Recruiting Students for the Black Male College Explorers Summer Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College (EWC) is currently enrolling students for the 2016 Black Male College Explorers Summer Program. The EWC Black Male Explorers Program is an at-risk prevention/intervention program designed specifically to prevent black males from dropping out of high school; facilitate their admission to college; and significantly increase their chances of earning a college degree. The program targets students in the 7th through 11th grades who are classified as at-risk by their parents and/or schools they attend.

Edward Waters College provides year-round cultural and academic workshop, as well as, five weeks of highly concentrated developmental experiences, which includes weekly seminars, workshops and motivational trips during the summer. Since 2005, the EWC Black Male College Explorers program has had 100-percent high school graduation rate.

During the summer, these students live on-campus in one of the residential dorms. The 2016 summer program will begin June 12th and conclude July 15th. Anyone interested in applying can email Program Director, Darren Gardener at d.gardner@ewc.edu. Mr. Gardner can also be reached by phone at 904-470-8001.

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