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UW-Madison PEOPLE program going virtual

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MADISON (WKOW) -- UW-Madison's PEOPLE Summer University is going virtual.

The program will be all online from June through August.

It helps students from 8th grade to high school prepare for higher education.

Programming will include Math, Science, ACT Prep, English as well as a social emotional learning course called Thrive related to preparing for college life.

“It is critical that we continue delivering services to our students as we see ourselves as significant partners in their journey to and through higher education,” says Gail Ford, Director of UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program. “Our tagline this summer is Prepare to Achieve Virtually Anything and this virtual experience is important for students to be prepared to achieve in the fall, at the college and precollege levels.”

The PEOPLE program begins with admission in grade eight, students are supported in grades 8-12 in the PEOPLE Precollege Program and, if participants enroll at UW-Madison, they may be eligible for a 4-year tuition scholarship and support from the programs College Scholars program.

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