Funded through a national grant, the program will host 50 Knoxville high school students
Harrogate, Tennessee, June 21, 2016—Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley (BGCTV) to provide 50 high school students from the Knoxville area with an on-campus learning experience emphasizing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Funded through the generosity of a Department of Health and Human Science: National Workforce Diversity Pipeline, Office of Minority Health grant and a result of the vision of LMU Board Chairman Autry O.V. “Pete” DeBusk and First Vice-Chairman Brian DeBusk, the camp will run June 26-July 1, 2016, on the LMU main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. Students from Knox County High Schools including Austin-East, Central, Fulton, Karns, Powell and West will stay in LMU residence halls and participate in workshops in LMU’s world-class facilities, including the LMU-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine and the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine.
Students will participate in learning workshops covering a myriad of STEM topics including chemistry, anatomy and physiology, human and animal skeletons, physics, Lego robotics, medicine and leadership. The workshops will be led by faculty and staff from many of LMU’s academic programs. Additionally, students will participate in a host of social events and extracurricular activities including rock wall climbing, hiking, zip lining, aquatics and other athletic offerings.
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or e-mail at admissions@LMUnet.edu.