On the Radio
University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM continues to take us on a tour of USF’s summer camps. This week, it’s over to Lakeland, where the “Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute” at USF Polytechnic offers some of Polk County’s brightest students the opportunity to not just learn, but also have fun in one of three different hi-tech programs.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Doctor Naomi Boyer, Assistant Vice President of USF Polytechnic’s Extended University, talks about the three programs that make up the Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute, as well as which students are eligible, why it’s important to reach out to them, and what they get from the high-tech, hands-on nature of the program.
Students Brendan Nagy, Cathleen Daferede & Corinne Titus share some of their experiences from the Institute.
Dr. Boyer talks about the teachers & mentors that run the Institute. She and Jeff Titus, father of student Corinne Titus, also share some of the parents’ thoughts about the Institute.
For more information
USF Polytechnic’s Central Florida Gifted & Talented Institute
Applications for next year’s Institute, July 11-29, 2011 are already online at www.poly.usf.edu/gt