Graduating student with the word Reach decorating her cap.

Agenda

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

7:30 – 9:00 AM

Check In at Machuga Heights

9:30 – 10:15 AM

Icebreakers with Peer Mentors

9:30 – 11:30 AM

  • Welcome Session for Parents (optional – offered in English and Spanish)
  • Additional parent programming will be offered during the day. More information will be available in the spring.

10:30 – 11:30 AM

  • Opening Brunch (Students only)

11:40 – 12:40 PM

Internship Panel: Adam Mayer

12:45 – 1:30 PM

College Workshop 101

College Workshop 102 (Advanced)

1:45 – 2:05 PM

Snack Break and Peer Mentor Team Builders

2:10 – 2:50 PM

Design Your Day: Workshop Session 1:

  • Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Making The Most of your College Visits
  • Essay Writing Workshop
  • Dual Enrollment: College Credits & How to Get Them

2:55 – 3:40 PM

Meet & Greet The Montclair State Latino(a) Caucus

3:45 – 4:30 PM

Keynote Speaker: Gian Paul Gonzalez

4:45 – 6:00 PM

Dinner at Sam’s Place, Machuga Heights

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Peer Mentor Meetings, Machuga Heights

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Social Event with LASO on the Student Center Quad

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Breakfast at Sam’s Place, Machuga Heights

9:10 – 9:55AM

Financial Aid Literacy Workshop

10:00 – 10:50 AM

Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Jean

11:00 – 11:40 AM

Design Your Day: Workshop Session 2:

  • Beyond a Bachelor’s Degree: Latino/a Graduate Student Panel
  • Making the Most of Your College Visits
  • Essay Writing Workshop
  • Public Speaking Workshop

11:45 – 12:50 PM

Lunch and Peer Mentor Meetings, Sam’s Place, Machuga Heights

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Montclair State Majors Fair

2:10 – 2:50 PM

Design Your Day: Workshop Session 3:

  • Public Speaking Workshop
  • Path to Professionalism: In Person and Online
  • Health Careers Program
  • Equity & Diversity Workshop

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Networking Event Preparation with Peer Mentor Groups

3:45 – 4:45 PM

Networking Event with faculty, staff, students, and alumni

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Dinner at Sam’s Place, Machuga Heights

6:15 – 7:00 PM

Team Builder with Peer Mentor Groups

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Rec Center Activities at the Student Recreation Center

Thursday, July 16, 2020

8:30 – 9:15 AM

Breakfast at Sam’s Place, Machuga Heights

9:30 – 10:30 AM

College Fair

10:50 – 11:10 AM:

Peer Mentor Group Debriefs

11:15 – 11:45 AM:

Mock Interview Presentations

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch & Peer Mentor Group Discussions

All students will receive a mock interview and be able to experience a mock college class during this time. The classroom experience options will be finalized closer to the time of the Institute.

1:15 – 2:45 PM

Mock Interviews

1:15 – 2:45 PM

Classroom Experience

  • Biology
  • Teacher Education
  • College of the Arts
  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • Business

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Final Peer Mentor Group Debriefs & Surveys

4:00 – 5:30 PM

Closing Dinner Ceremony

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Student Check Out and Parent Pick Up/Depart

 

This agenda is subject to change.