Saturday, October 6, 2012

Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP)

Interested in a career in Medicine? Check out the following:

The Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) is a special program created by the Texas Legislature to support and encourage highly qualified, economically disadvantaged Texas resident students pursuing a medical education.

Since 2003, JAMP has been helping highly qualified, economically disadvantaged students achieve their dreams with:
  • Scholarships every semester beginning in the spring semester of your sophomore year of college.
  • Stipends to attend summer internships following your sophomore and junior years of college at one of the participating medical schools.
  • Mentoring and personal assistance to prepare for medical school while attending college.
  • Admission to a Texas medical school if you meet all program requirements.
  • A scholarship to attend medical school.
Making Dreams Come TrueFunded through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, JAMP is a unique partnership between all nine Texas medical schools and sixty-five public and private four-year undergraduate institutions. Since 2001, JAMP has been helping Texas students become tomorrow’s medical professionals by providing:

  • Support through undergraduate and graduate scholarships and summer stipends
  • Mentoring and personal assistance to prepare for medical school
  • Hands-on experience through summer internships
  • Guaranteed admission to a Texas medical school if all requirements are met 
http://www.utsystem.edu/jamp/
http://www.utsystem.edu/jamp/students/criteria-guidelines.htm
http://www.utsystem.edu/jamp/students/FAQ.htm

Certification Training Offered on Nov. 13th


Office Manager Certification 
Sponsored by Kilgore College SBDC & Longview Economic Development Corporation

Tuesday, November 13 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
Longview Economic Development Corporation $179 to attend

Limited seating is available. Early registration highly recommended for this certification seminar.
To register by credit card,call the Kilgore College SBDC,(903) 757-5857 or (800) 338-7232.

This certificate course is a must for any office worker that supervises the activity of others. We will explore common challenges and provide proven tools that will allow your office to run smoothly and efficiently. Whether you are new to management or a seasoned office expert, this course will hone your skills so your team gets the most from each work day. Do not miss this opportunity to improve your ability to get things done! 

Objectives:
  • Learn 7 common administrative challenges that disrupt work flow
  • Review some Basic HR "must knows" to prevent litigation
  • Understand the most effective methods to delegate work and follow up for completion
  • Develop "effective communication" techniques to make sure people get your message
  • Review the most common steps for progressive discipline in the workplace