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Men of Distinction

2013 men of distinction imageChallenge yourself to reach higher!

Spend 8 intensive weeks this summer with TCC’s Men of Distinction program!

June 22-Aug. 13, 2015

Our goal is to help students experience greater overall success at TCC.

The program provides the opportunity to complete developmental course work in the summer. Students are then prepared to begin college-level work in the fall. Depending on initial assessment scores, students may earn 11-13 credits.

 

Eligibility

  • 18-24 years old
  • African American, Latino or Asian/Pacific Islander
  • High school diploma or GED (by June 25, 2015)
  • Must place at ENGL 85 level or above on the ACCUPLACER test.

To find out if you’re eligible, take the ACCUPLACER test at TCC – Assessment, Bldg. 7. To prepare for the test, attend one of the FREE Accuplacer Prep workshops, or visit the Accuplacer review website.

Interested?

Complete the following two forms:

Timeline/Deadlines

  • Jan. 19: Program Application opens
  • May 1: Program enrollment priority deadline
  • June 1: Program enrollment final deadline
  • June 9: Program Orientation
  • June 22: Summer Academy begins
  • Aug. 13: End of Quarter Celebration

Support Services

The Men of Distinction program empowers students to work together to promote personal and academic success. The college also provides support services, including:

  • Advising and educational planning
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Personal finance, financial planning and money management assistance
  • Time management and personal goal-setting guidance
  • Academic success planning and assistance
  • Computing resources  

Questions? Contact Lori Parrish at 253.566.5366 or via email.

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