The Summer Success Academy (SSA) at Buffalo State is open to 50 SAY YES Buffalo Scholars who have been accepted to begin college at Buffalo State in Fall of 2018. The purpose of the SSA is to provide recent high school graduates transitioning to Buffalo State with the academic support and interpersonal skills needed to successfully achieve a post-secondary education.
Five week program (early July through mid-August)
Two college courses totaling 6 credits
All required books and resources are provided
Every Summer Success Academy student will receive a BAK USA Tablet.
Team building, academic success and personal growth workshops offered throughout the program
Students who apply for the Mayor’s Summer Internship program and are accepted can receive a stipend for participating in the Summer Success Academy.
Community service project(s)
The program is in session from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday - Thursday
All Buffalo State Say Yes students have access to a host of academic support services throughout the year such as:
Time management skill development
SMART Goal Planning
Individual action plans offered to students who are on academic probation or in jeopardy of being put on probation.
Paid internship opportunities
Career development support
Buffalo State Say Yes program Coordinator
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