Boston University Academy to Co-Host Educational Forum

in Boston University Academy, BU In the Community, News Releases
September 20th, 2010

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu

(Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA), along with Scholar Search Associates, will host an Educational Forum for Intellectually Curious Students and their Families on Sunday, October 17, 2010 from noon to 5:00 PM. Set to take place at Boston University’s George Sherman Union (775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston), the Forum will include presentations and roundtable discussions on timely educational issues. There will also be an exhibit hall showcasing various local and national resources geared toward intellectually curious students.

“We are excited to co-host the Forum at Boston University and believe that the event serves a deep-seated need felt by many families,” said Head of School Jim Berkman. “We hope to connect kindred spirits and introduce families to opportunities that support the unique needs of their students.”

Participating programs and organizations include Destination Imagination, EPGY at Stanford University, MIT Splash, and Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education. For additional information and to preregister for the event, please visit www.scholarsearchassoc.com. Boston University’s Forum is the first in a three-part national series. Similar events will be held at Stanford University on January 23, 2011 and the University of Chicago on March 6, 2011.

Boston University Academy is a small, day school for students in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1993, the Academy offers a “ceilingless” educational experience, one in which students’ zeal for learning takes them as far as they are capable. Academy students may begin taking courses at Boston University in their junior year, earning college credit in up to twelve courses by graduation. For more information, please visit www.buacademy.org.

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