BGSU to offer online science courses for teens

BOWLING GREEN, O.—Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Educational Service Center have received a $225,000 Post Secondary On-Line Corridor grant from the Ohio Department of Education to provide online college courses to northwest Ohio teens this summer.

Three science classes will be offered to qualified junior and senior high school students.

Participating students will be required to attend two on-campus meetings: an orientation on June 16 and a wrap-up session on July 30. The courses will be taught online by Bowling Green faculty in conjunction with an area high school teacher.

The grant will pay all fees, including books and full tuition, for 97 students who apply and qualify.

For more information and an application packet, students should Dr. Julia M. Matuga, associate dean of graduate and external programs in the BGSU College of Education and Human Development, at jmatuga@bgsu.edu; Charlene Butler at the Wood County Educational Service Center, phone 419-354-9010, or their high school guidance counselor.

The application deadline is May 4.

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(Posted March 23, 2007 )