An on-campus experience for college-bound sophomores and juniors from African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American Indian, and Pacific Islander heritages.
The Albers Summer Business Institute (SBI) offers high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to explore various aspects of university life.
The Albers Summer Business Institute is dedicated to supporting students towards the goal of some form of college after high school. Students will be invited back to campus after the completion of the program for:
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"We are pleased to be able to bring these outstanding high school students to campus and introduce them to the possibilities of studying business and a career in business," said Joe Phillips, dean of the Albers School of Business and Economics. "Many businesses are striving for a diverse work force and are actively seeking students of color with business degrees. There will be many opportunities for these students and they need to know what their career options will be with the right preparation."
SBI was established in 2003. In 2015, Duron Jones transitioned into the role of SBI Director. Duron has over eight years of service in education. He is not only an alumnus of Seattle University (Business Management major), but also an alumnus of Seattle Public Schools. He has worked with both students and adults on college and career access & planning, international & summer programs (including SBI), and developing innovative school models.
Lexie Rindler was both a participant and later a counselor with SBI. Lexie Eskenazi testimonial on both sides of the program.