Counseling Office Announcements
Due by Friday, May 22, 2020.
NACAC College Fair Canceled
The NACAC College Fair scheduled for March 16th and 17th in Syracuse has been canceled.
MVCC Offers Educational Opportunity Program for Fall 2020- click here for more info!
SUNY Upstate Opportunities
Online Information Sessions:
Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Online Information Session: Participants will learn about the careers in Medical Imaging (X-ray, Ultrasound, CT, MRI) and Radiation Therapy, the bachelor's degree programs at SUNY Upstate and admissions information. You are welcome to participate as well! This event will be held at 3:00 pm on April 22nd.
Respiratory Therapy Online Information Sessions: Participants will learn about the Respiratory Therapy career, the bachelor's degree program at SUNY Upstate and admissions information. You are welcome to participate as well! This event will be held at 3:30 pm on March 26th, April 28th and May 26th.
On Campus Events:
Clinical Lab Sciences Career Awareness Day (for students): Do you know students that are strong in the sciences and have an interest in health care that does not require them to work directly with patients? We're hosting a Clinical Laboratory Science Career Awareness Day on Saturday, March 14th at 10:00 am for students who want to learn about careers in Medical Technology and Medical Biotechnology. Please share the attached event flyer with your students.
Physical Therapy Information Session for High School Students: This session will discuss the Early Admission options for high school seniors and information about the DPT program at Upstate. Students and parents are welcome to attend to learn about PT and ask questions. April 6th at 10:00 am.
Physician Assistant Information Session for High School Students: Participants will learn about the PA program at Upstate and the admissions process. It’s never too early for students and parents to learn the steps to be admitted to our PA program. April 8th at 10:00 am.
Spring Open Houses: Do you have students considering a career in health care? We are here to help. This spring, SUNY Upstate will be hosting both Undergraduate and Graduate Open Houses. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend!
- SUNY Upstate Undergraduate Open House
Saturday, March 28 at 9:00 AM
- SUNY Upstate Graduate Open House
Saturday, April 18 at 9:15 AM
- What else? As usual, we offer a monthly College of Medicine Advisement Session at 11:00 am on the first Tuesday of each month.
- SUNY Upstate Undergraduate Open House
BOCES Career and Technical Education
Kim Wheelock, the counselor from our BOCES Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC), met with our sophomores on Friday, January 31 regarding the programs available to upcoming juniors. Interested students received brochures concerning the programs; additional copies are available in the counseling office.
Please note the following dates:
Saturday, February 8 – CTEC Saturday Showcase, 10am-1pm. This is an opportunity to visit CTE programs and even purchase some of the products made by the classes.
February 13 – Registration deadline for CTEC visits (March 3rd or March 5th) in the counseling office. Any student considering a program is strongly urged to attend a visitation. The visitation will be approximately 8-11am and the school will provide transportation. Students must return the signed bus pass (distributed upon visitation registration) to the counseling office prior to the visitation.
March 9 – CTE registration begins. Many programs fill quickly, so students should return their registration paper to the counseling office ASAP.
March 11 – CTEC Open House, 6-8pm.
Registration paperwork is available in the counseling office.
Give Back to Utica Essay Contest
Presented by The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc., through the Give Back to Utica Fund
A paid, full-time summer internship at the Utica Public Library is being offered to current high school juniors and seniors who live in Herkimer or Oneida counties. The student intern will have the opportunity to see how the modern public library functions as a vital community organization. The internship will also allow the student to learn about the wide array of activities that take place in the library, and the variety of skills library personnel employ in business management, human services, retail, entertainment and education.
For full details on the contest and how to enter, click here.
College Credits for Dual Enrollment
Seniors - College credits earned through dual enrollment with any college or university or earned any other way whiile in high school will not appear on your high school transcript, which includes only high school credits. If you want your intended college to be informed of any college credits earned, you must contact the college through which the credits were earned and request that they send a transcript to your intended college. MVCC transcripts can be requested at www.mvcc.edu/registrar/transcripts.