DeVry's Summer Scholars Program Offers Tuition-Free Computer Courses for Rising High School Juniors and Seniors

Students May Earn High School and College Credit



Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from DeVry

    DECATUR, Ga., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to enjoying their
 summer vacation, Georgia's high school students can boost their computer
 skills -- tuition-free -- at DeVry/Georgia's 2001 Summer Scholars program,
 June 25-July 13 at the college's Decatur and Alpharetta campuses.
     Rising juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years of age (by June 25)
 and who have an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale are eligible
 for the annual program.
     DeVry pays for tuition, application and activity fees for these courses;
 students are responsible for books and materials, which range from $100-$135
 per session.  Courses successfully completed may count toward high school
 graduation as well as earn transferable college credit.  This year's courses
 will include:
 
     *  COMP100 -- Computer Applications for Business, which introduces
        students to basic concepts and principles underlying personal
        productivity tools widely used in business, such as word processors,
        spreadsheets, e-mail and Web browsers, as well as basic computer
        terminology and concepts.  Hands-on exercises provide students with
        additional experience.
 
     *  BIS210 -- Business Database Applications, which includes fundamental
        database management concepts using Microsoft Access(TM).  Students are
        exposed to general database design concepts and the use of design in
        business problem solving.  The course also introduces participants to
        Web page creation and design.
 
     COMP100 will be held from June 25-July 13 on Monday through Friday from
 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Decatur campus, 250 North Arcadia Ave.,
 Decatur, and from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Alpharetta campus, 2555 Northwinds
 Parkway, Alpharetta.
     BIS210 will also be held from June 25-July 13 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
 at the Alpharetta campus and from 1-5:30 p.m. in Decatur.
     While the courses are tuition-free, students who want to participate in
 the Summer Scholars program must submit a completed application, along with an
 official copy of their transcript, and a letter of recommendation from their
 high school principal, counselor, or faculty member.
     The deadline to apply is May 15, 2001.  For more information or to obtain
 a brochure and application, contact Betty Wright at DeVry, 404-292-7900, ext.
 2357, or email her at bwright@admin.atl.devry.edu, or visit DeVry/Georgia's
 web site at http://www.atl.devry.edu .
     DeVry Institutes in Georgia were among the top 10 Atlanta business schools
 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2000 Book of Lists.
     DeVry Institute of Technology is a part of DeVry University, which is
 composed of DeVry Institutes, Keller Graduate School of Management, and Denver
 Technical College.  DeVry University's 21 undergraduate campuses serve more
 than 47,000 students.
     Its parent company, DeVry Inc., also owns and operates Becker Conviser
 Professional Review, a leading provider of preparatory coursework for the
 certified public accountant, certified management accountant, and chartered
 financial analyst examinations.  For further information on DeVry, please
 review DeVry's Web site at www.devry.edu .
 
 

SOURCE DeVry
    DECATUR, Ga., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to enjoying their
 summer vacation, Georgia's high school students can boost their computer
 skills -- tuition-free -- at DeVry/Georgia's 2001 Summer Scholars program,
 June 25-July 13 at the college's Decatur and Alpharetta campuses.
     Rising juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years of age (by June 25)
 and who have an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale are eligible
 for the annual program.
     DeVry pays for tuition, application and activity fees for these courses;
 students are responsible for books and materials, which range from $100-$135
 per session.  Courses successfully completed may count toward high school
 graduation as well as earn transferable college credit.  This year's courses
 will include:
 
     *  COMP100 -- Computer Applications for Business, which introduces
        students to basic concepts and principles underlying personal
        productivity tools widely used in business, such as word processors,
        spreadsheets, e-mail and Web browsers, as well as basic computer
        terminology and concepts.  Hands-on exercises provide students with
        additional experience.
 
     *  BIS210 -- Business Database Applications, which includes fundamental
        database management concepts using Microsoft Access(TM).  Students are
        exposed to general database design concepts and the use of design in
        business problem solving.  The course also introduces participants to
        Web page creation and design.
 
     COMP100 will be held from June 25-July 13 on Monday through Friday from
 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Decatur campus, 250 North Arcadia Ave.,
 Decatur, and from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Alpharetta campus, 2555 Northwinds
 Parkway, Alpharetta.
     BIS210 will also be held from June 25-July 13 from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
 at the Alpharetta campus and from 1-5:30 p.m. in Decatur.
     While the courses are tuition-free, students who want to participate in
 the Summer Scholars program must submit a completed application, along with an
 official copy of their transcript, and a letter of recommendation from their
 high school principal, counselor, or faculty member.
     The deadline to apply is May 15, 2001.  For more information or to obtain
 a brochure and application, contact Betty Wright at DeVry, 404-292-7900, ext.
 2357, or email her at bwright@admin.atl.devry.edu, or visit DeVry/Georgia's
 web site at http://www.atl.devry.edu .
     DeVry Institutes in Georgia were among the top 10 Atlanta business schools
 in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2000 Book of Lists.
     DeVry Institute of Technology is a part of DeVry University, which is
 composed of DeVry Institutes, Keller Graduate School of Management, and Denver
 Technical College.  DeVry University's 21 undergraduate campuses serve more
 than 47,000 students.
     Its parent company, DeVry Inc., also owns and operates Becker Conviser
 Professional Review, a leading provider of preparatory coursework for the
 certified public accountant, certified management accountant, and chartered
 financial analyst examinations.  For further information on DeVry, please
 review DeVry's Web site at www.devry.edu .
 
 SOURCE  DeVry