UREC to Offer Summer Technology Institute for High School Students in Baton Rouge

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation’s UREC Academy Trailblazers is offering a 3-week Technology Institute Featuring IBM Skills Academy Bootcamp to high school students in the Baton Rouge area. During the program, participants will gain hands-on technology experience and earn micro-credentials in data science and data thinking.

The Technology Institute will take place July 17 – 29, 2023, 9AM to 4PM at Southern University College of business. There is no cost to participate. Interested applicants can APPLY HERE.

UREC is offering the institute through partnerships with Southern University College of Business, IBM Skills Build, Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation, and Capital Area United Way.

Institute Dates & Location
July 17 – 29, 2023
Monday – Friday, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
Southern University A & M College, College of Business

Open to all high school students in the greater Baton Rouge area with a GPA of 2.5 or above

Required Documents

  • Completed application
  • The student’s most recent transcript (with GPA included)
  • Proof of income for ALL household members over the age of 18

About UREC Academy Trailblazers

UREC Academy Trailblazers provides high school students with after-school and summer institutes that provide pathways to Industry-Based Credentials, college and career readiness, ACT preparation, and real-world or simulated professional experiences.