Students graduating from high school in 2015 and planning to attend Somerset Community
College (SCC) in the fall, as well as adults who have a high school diploma or GED,
have the opportunity to brush up on reading skills and earn a college credit for free
Somerset Community College is offering a special summer session June 15 through June
26 with classes being held Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The classes
will be held on the SCC Somerset Campus. Classes are completely free and will focus
on two areas reading and general college preparedness. There is a limit to the number
of students and applications must be submitted prior to June 12.
The session, called Jump Start, is part of the Emerging Scholars Program. The goal
of the program is to focus on improving reading scores while also completing general
strategies for academic success class, which will give participants one college credit
hour for their transcript.
Students in the class will have the opportunity to gain confidence in college-level
reading, discover campus resources, make new friends, get to know staff and faculty,
participate in one-on-one mentoring and tutoring and preregister for fall classes.
To find out more or apply, contact Dorothy Phillips, Student Support Services Director
at (606) 451-6816 or Marci Randall, reading instructor, at (606) 451-6875.
The Emerging Scholars Program is being co-sponsored by Transitional Education and
Student Support Services at SCC.