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Summer Bridge at Saint Martin's University

A select group of Saint Martin's first-year students will have a unique opportunity to bridge the distance between high school and university. Working closely with faculty and staff from around campus, the Bridge program helps students get a head start in developing the academic skills and campus contacts necessary to succeed during their first year in college and beyond.

The Bridge program goals are to:

  • Make students feel at home at Saint Martin's University
  • Improve academic skills in reading, writing and critical thinking
  • Become acquainted with faculty and staff
  • Meet other students and campus leaders
  • Discover the wide range of available resources on campus

Led by Saint Martin's English department faculty, Olivia Archibald, Ph.D., and Jeff Birkenstein, Ph.D., the week and a half, live-on-campus program integrates training in writing and study techniques all within the social environment of the University and with the goal of helping students succeed in their first year of college and beyond.

As a participant of Summer Bridge, you will:

  • Make friends
  • Enhance your academic skills
  • Get to know your university
  • Meet college professors
  • Get to know facilities and services
  • Participate in fun cultural and social activities

For additional information, please contact the Summer Bridge staff.