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Pillar College Offers Free Summer Program at Newark Campus 


By Candace Waller

Pillar College is offering a free education intensive for juniors, seniors and recent high school graduates on July 18-28 at its Newark campus, located at 60 Park Place. 

Pillar’s two-week Summer Accelerator program will focus on developing the student’s ability to think critically, write effectively, solve problems, engage digitally, and speak persuasively. 

During the two-week session, with classes occurring on Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., students will also develop an early, personal action plan, and identify and prioritize goals. 

The program offers the option for a student to earn 3 college credits for a fee of $525 and fulfilling all the course requirements. 

“The Summer Accelerator Program is a unique opportunity for High School juniors, seniors, or recent High School graduates to develop critical skills to enhance their academic abilities and life skills in addition to getting a jump start on their college journey,” said Amy Huber, Pillar College VP of Academic Affairs and Student Engagement.

To qualify for this program a student must be a New Jersey resident, a high school junior, senior or recent graduate with a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Spaces are limited and registration must be received by July 8th. To learn more about the SummerAccelerator program, please visit pillar.edu/events. To sign up, contact Nathan Shields at 973-805-5000 extension 1038 or nshields@pillar.edu.

About Pillar College

Pillar College is a comprehensive institution of higher learning, providing a Christ-centered education. Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). Pillar College offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs. Pillar College educates, inspires and equips students for excellent scholarship, service and leadership. Rooted in and committed to Christian faith, Pillar College fosters intellectual, spiritual and social development among its diverse student population. Pillar College has locations in Newark, Somerset, Paterson and Plainfield, New Jersey. Founded in 1908. For more information about Pillar College, visit https://pillar.edu