October 31, 2019

Chamber’s Youth Leadership Program visits UW-Superior

Students in the Superior-Douglas County Area's Youth Leadership Program toured campus, learned about programs offered at UWS and visited residence halls.

Students in the Superior-Douglas County Area's Youth Leadership Program toured campus, learned about programs offered at UWS and visited residence halls.

Local high school juniors taking part in Superior-Douglas County Area Chamber’s Youth Leadership Program visited UW-Superior today. The event was part of the program’s Workforce & Economic Development Day, in which students learn about the various education pathways available locally and the associated career paths.

Students had the opportunity to tour campus, learn about majors/minors available at UW-Superior, and visit the residence halls.

Students touring campus

“This is the third year we’ve brought students to UW-Superior,” said Jake Siptroth, Chamber Education Director. “Our focus is on educating students about local job opportunities and post-secondary education pathways for those who want to stay in the area after graduation.”

“UW-Superior offers a wide variety of majors that can translate into lucrative career opportunities in the local area upon graduation,” said Jeremy Nere, UW-Superior Director of Admissions. “We are pleased to have these students on campus today and to have the opportunity to share more about what UWS has to offer.”

The Chamber’s Youth Leadership Program is a two-year leadership, personal and workforce development program for 11th and 12th grade students. The goal of the program is to develop young leaders while also showcasing the countless gems in the Superior-Douglas County area. Since 2003, the program has graduated 590 students.

Students in the Superior-Douglas County Area's Youth Leadership Program toured campus, learned about programs offered at UWS and visited residence halls.

Students in the Superior-Douglas County Area's Youth Leadership Program toured campus, learned about programs offered at UWS and visited residence halls.

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