Tribal students in middle and high school along with a parent or guardian are invited to visit Merrimack College on Saturday January 27. The visit will include a college tour, attending a basketball game and dinner. Transportation will be leaving the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Community and Government Center at 10:00 a.m. and is scheduled to return at 9:00 p.m.
Merrimack College is a independent college located in North Andover, MA with roughly 3,200 full-time undergraduates and 575 graduate students. The college offers undergraduate degrees in business; education and social policy; health sciences; the liberal arts; and sciences and engineering. It also offers graduate programs. The College’s athletic programs, the Warriors, compete at a high level in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference.
During the trip the basketball team captain is going to take time to meet with the kids.
This trip is made possible with support from the NYCP Building Pathways for Tribal Youth Grant and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Education Department Career Pathways program.
Additional college tours that are being offered through this program include Curry College and a Celtics game on March 31, The Institute of American Indian Arts, the University of New Mexico and Fort Lewis College in Durango Colorado during April vacation and College Horizons at University of Pennsylvania in June.
For more about visiting Merrimack College or any of the other college trips planned through the Career Pathways program, please contact John Hanlon at (508) 237-0041 or email John at John.hanlon@mwtribe-NSN.gov.