Southeast American Indian Studies Program

Project ACCESS

Achieving College Opportunities, Community Engagement, and Student Success

Purpose

An initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education, its goal is to improve access to higher education and career preparedness for American Indian youth of Robeson County. The initiative will engage Native youth, their families, and their tribal communities to be active participants in the process.

FREE Super Saturday! Day Camps
Time:
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: UNC Pembroke

Who can participate?

American Indian seventh and eighth grade students enrolled in the Public Schools of Robeson County. Students will learn about SAT/ACT test taking strategies, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields and career opportunities, healthy eating and healthy lifestyles, community needs and college and career preparedness.

Select one (1) of the five (5) dates to attend:

October 14: Chemical Reactions with Sugar
November 4: Strawberry DNA Extraction
January 27: It’s Slime Time!
February 24: Discover Engineering
March 17: Computer Coding
April 28: Beekeeping & Pollination

How to apply

Return completed application (PDF-requires Adobe Reader) to your Indian Education YDS staff, or mail to: Southeast American Indian Studies Program, UNC Pembroke, P.O. Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372.

Employment Opportunities

  • Project ACCESS Academic Tutor (Job # 922254)
  • Project ACCESS Saturday Camp Counselor (Job # 923482)

Job Requirements:

  • current UNCP Student
  • Sophomore or higher
  • minimum GPA of 2.5
  • must have own transportation

Apply online @ https://uncp.joinhandshake.com

For more information, contact: Myia Reyes (Lumbee), Community Engagement Specialist, Southeast American Indian Studies Program  |  Email: myia.reyes@uncp.edu | Phone: 910.775.4663  | Fax: 910.522.5795