|NJIT Sponsors Summer Architecture
NEWARK, May 14- The New Jersey School of Architecture (NJSOA) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will sponsor the two summer architecture career exploration sessions, June 27-28 and July 17-18, for high school students. Enrollment is limited to 30 students per session and will be on a first come, first serve basis.
Attendees will reside overnight on campus in a secure and chaperoned NJIT residency hall. Following check-in on the first day, students will attend a beginning class in design and computer graphics and following lunch on campus, visit a practicing architect's office. That afternoon, they will tour Newark's Ironbound section and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and in the evening they will attend a Newark Bears baseball game.
The second day will include a lecture about architecture and the opportunity to solve a design problem.
Arrival time is 8:30 a.m. on the first day; pick-up time, 11 a.m. on the second day. The two-day event costs $70. Students are advised to bring personal necessities, a rain jacket and a camera. To receive an application, contact the NJSOA at 973, 596-3080 or find the application on line at www.njit.edu, then go to the architecture icon.NJIT is a public research university enrolling over 8,200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral students in 80 degree programs through its five colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management and the Albert Dorman Honors College. Research initiatives include manufacturing, microelectronics, multimedia, transportation, computer science, solar astrophysics, environmental engineering and science, and architecture and building science. According to Yahoo! Internet Life magazine rankings, NJIT has been America's most wired public university for three consecutive years.