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02
Jul
2018

Rogers Scholars Week 2 July 8-13, 2018 – Instructions for Camp

As summer vacation begins, I hope you are looking forward to your participation in the Rogers Scholars program. The time is fast approaching when you will be joining us in Columbia, and we are very excited as that date nears! This information is designed to provide you with all the information you need in order […]

 
29
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars – June 2018 – Day Five

Day five of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our Scholars began their day with more time learning about engineering, healthcare, and civic engagement. In their engineering major, Scholars studied mechanical engineering. They built LEGO robots with small engines and raced them. In their healthcare major, Scholars learned the ins and outs of […]

 
28
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars – June 2018 – Day Four

Day four of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! This morning, our Scholars got the chance to hear from Natalie Vickous, the Director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership at Lindsey Wilson College. She spoke to the students about becoming leaders on their college campus, and the Bonner Scholars Program at Lindsey Wilson […]

 
27
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars – June 2018 – Day Three

Day three of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our scholars began their day by participating in an Entrepreneurship Training Session with Dr. Peter Hackbert of Berea College and his students in his Entrepreneurship for the Public Good Program. They were taught about a wide variety of topics related to business and entrepreneurship. Some […]

 
26
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars – June 2018 – Day Two

Day two of our Rogers Scholars camp at Lindsey Wilson College! Our scholars began their day by traveling to Asbury University to participate in teambuilding activities. They learned to build their leadership and communication skills through challenging teambuilding activities. After lunch, students completed a ropes course facilitated by the Asbury University Adventure Leadership Program. We […]

 
25
Jun
2018

Rogers Scholars – June 2018 – Day One

Day one of our first Rogers Scholars camp of the summer! Rising eleventh-grade students are spending five days on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky. Scholars and parents were welcomed to Lindsey Wilson College by The Center for Rural Development Staff and administrators of Lindsey Wilson College. Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO […]

 
19
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Union College – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at Union College! Our scholars began their day by splitting into groups for their major courses: nursing, leadership writing, and photography. In their nursing class, students were able to hear heartbeats, track breathing, and other vital signs using a simulated mannequin in the Union College […]

 
18
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Union College – Day One

Day one of our fifth Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of the Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they participated in getting-to-know-you activities and games facilitated by the Students Ambassadors at Union College. They had fun getting […]

 
15
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Eastern Kentucky University – Day Two

We’ve finished the second day of our Rogers Explorers camp at Eastern Kentucky University! Our scholars began their day in their major courses: technology and chemistry. In their technology class, students learned about 3D printing. Wes Brown, a software developer for The Center for Rural Development, discussed the importance and rise of 3D printing in today’s […]

 
14
Jun
2018

Rogers Explorers at Eastern Kentucky University – Day One

Day one of our fourth Rogers Explorers camp of the summer! Ninth grade students are spending three days on the campus of the Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. When the students arrived on campus this afternoon, they participated in a ropes course facilitated by the Campus Recreation Staff at Eastern Kentucky University. They learned […]

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