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July 2020

Common Application Senior Academy

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement. We will introduce students to the Common Application process and detail the changes to the application based around Covid-19. This academy is designed to prepare students for the fall application process. Sign up in your student portal and a link will be provided to attend.  

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Scholarship Academy

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This academy will be hosted as a Zoom webinar and will count towards your 2020-2021 school year academy requirement. This academy is designed to help you search for scholarships, manage applications, and introduce you to many scholarship options and databases. Crosby staff will teach you how to plan a strategic scholarship search and introduce you to various opportunities. We will also share scholarship tips and writing techniques that will help you highlight your strengths and appeal to the scholarship committee. After this…

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August 2020

College Applications 101

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host an Applications 101 academy on Saturday, August 22nd from 2-3pm. We will discuss how to start the college application process and the many components required to complete them. Students will learn how to use these applications as extended resumes to detail their accomplishments and qualities. Students will also be introduced to the NC Free College Application week.

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Lenoir-Rhyne University Information Session

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host Lenior-Rhyne University for an information session on Wednesday, August 26th at 6pm. Please join us to learn more about this amazing institution! Sign up in your student portal for a ZOOM link!

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September 2020

7th Grade Virtual Academy-12:00pm

September 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Virtual 7th GRADE Academy via Zoom! Topics will be: Tearing Off Labels...becoming aware of labels others & yourself Success in School...discover helpful tools for the classroom Please reply to the email with Zoom link to register.

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Appalachian State University Information Session

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host Appalachian State University for an information session on Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:00 pm. Please join us to learn more about this amazing institution! Sign up in your student portal for a ZOOM link!

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Guilford College Information Session

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Guilford College Crosby Scholars will host Guilford College for an information session on Thursday, September 3rd at 6:00 pm. Please join us to learn more about this amazing institution! Register in your student portal for a ZOOM link!

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High School 101 Academy

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

High School 101 Academy Saturday, September 5th from 2:00 -3:00 pm Students will learn more about Career and College Promise, the importance of a Grade Point Average, and how to excel in high school. Students will also be introduced to the many resources made available to them through Crosby Scholars to assist with their preparation for college. Register in your student portal for ZOOM link!

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Virtual College Tour Academy (Juniors/Seniors)

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 Virtual College Tour Academy Wednesday, September 9th from 6:00 -7:00 pm Students will explore the many online college tour options and be introduced to several local institutions throughout the state. Your presenter will share several websites and interactive platforms to support your college search. Students should come prepared to take notes and ask questions! Register in your student portal for ZOOM link!

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FAFSA Academy (Seniors)

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host a FAFSA webinar on Thursday, September 17th from 6:00 -7:00 pm This webinar will be led by Timeka Ruffun (CFNC Regional Representative) and will include important information about the NC Residency Determination Service and FSA ID. Participants will be provided with a list of FAFSA support locations in the Rowan community.

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Writing College Essays

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host an Essay Writing Academy for juniors and seniors Saturday, September 19th at 2 pm This academy will be led by Dr. Jenny Billings - English Department Chair at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Dr. Billings will provide students with the guidance needed to start the essay writing process. Students should be prepared to take notes and ask questions. Register in your student portal for access to the ZOOM link!

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Career and College Promise Information Session

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Career and College Promise Information Session Wednesday, September 23rd, 6-7 pm Crosby Scholars will host a Career and College Promise (CCP) Virtual information Session on Sept. 23rd. This session will be led by a CCP representative, so be sure to bring all your questions. Students will learn more about program requirements, offerings, and how to register. Parents are encouraged to participate as well.  

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Career Exploration Academy

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Career Exploration Academy September 30th, 6:00 pm Crosby Scholars will host a Career Exploration Academy on Wednesday, September 30th from 6-7pm. This academy was created to introduce students to careers, career pathways, and the resources needed to further explore their options. Students will learn how to align their passion with careers and be encouraged to ask questions and share their career plans.

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October 2020

Creating your College List (Junior Academy)

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Looking for potential colleges is a daunting task, especially with so many options and details to consider. Several factors come into play such as tuition, location, internships, majors, program strength, atmosphere, and so on. Crosby Scholars will host a College List academy to assist Juniors in finding their college needs and create a list of at least 9 potential institutions. Students will be introduced to college search tools and gain a clearer picture of what it is they should look for…

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8th Grade Virtual Academy -12:00pm

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Eighth Graders, join us as we focus on  Necessary Failure and High School Ready. We will talk about the importance of GPA's and what it looks like to GET BACK UP when you fall down. Register in your student portal and an email link will be sent to you!  

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7th Grade Virtual Academy-6:00pm

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Virtual 7th GRADE Academy via Zoom! Topics will be Tearing Off Labels and Success in School Register in your student portal!

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Applying for Scholarships (Junior/Senior)

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Applying for Scholarships Academy October 10th 2pm Please join us for our Applying for Scholarships Academy on October 10th at 2pm. Crosby Scholars' staff will detail current scholarships, deadlines, and tips and strategies on how to apply. Students will also learn how to search, manage, and prioritize applications. Students should come prepared to take notes and ask questions. Register in your student portal to access the ZOOM link!

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College Athletics Academy

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Crosby Scholars will host a College Athletics Academy Saturday, October, 17th at 6pm This academy was designed to help students prepare for their transition to college as student-athletes. This academy will include a Q&A with Coach Jason Bryan, Head Track and Field and Cross County Coach at Catawba College Coach Bryan will share his knowledge on several topics, including eligibility, recruitment, and student success.

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North Carolina A&T Information Session

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

North Carolina A&T State University Crosby Scholars will host North Carolina A&T State University for an information session Wednesday, October 21st at 2 pm. Please join us to learn more about this amazing institution!

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Why College?

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Why College? Crosby Scholars will host a Why College? Academy Saturday, October 24th from 2-3 pm.  The student will learn the importance of college, understand their post-secondary options, and be introduced to many types of institutions. Participants will explore average annual earnings by education and be challenged to further develop their academic goals in preparation for college. Register in student portal for ZOOM link!

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