TAMIU Offers THEA Workshops in June

Workshops in June

High school students in grades 10 – 12 or anyone preparing to take the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) will want to sign up for THEA summer workshops hosted at Texas A&M International University.

Tuition is $25 per workshop, $40 for two sessions and $55 for all three—math, reading and writing—subjects offered.

There are two opportunities to take the workshops with two separate sessions scheduled in June. The first runs from Monday, June 9 – Thursday, June 12 and the second from Monday, June 16 – Thursday, June 19.

Registration is currently underway at the TAMIU Dr. Billy F. Cowart Hall, rooms 203 and 205. Seating is limited.

The workshops are offered through the University’s Programs for Academic Support and Enrichment (PASE).

The math workshop, which includes fundamentals of math, algebra, geometry and problem solving, will meet Monday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Reading, which consists of inference, generalization and main idea, will meet Monday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Writing will focus on essay tips and grammar tricks. Classes will meet Wednesday through Thursday from 1 – 5 p.m.

For more information, please contact Norma Cortez, office coordinator, Center for the Advancement of Scholastic Achievement, at 326.2723 or Taryn Shehab, office coordinator, Writing Center, 326.2883, e-mail ncortez@tamiu.edu or visit offices in BCH 205A.

Beginning Thursday, May 29, University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Thursday and 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Friday.

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