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UNMC Alliance

Who should attend the UNMC Alliance?
     Do you like the medical fields?  Do you have an interest in being a nurse, a doctor or scientist?  Are you at least 16 years old by the beginning of your junior year? Then this academy is for you.
 
What is the UNMC Alliance?
     The UNMC Alliance is a partnership between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and many school districts, including the Papillion-La Vista School District. Through this partnership, students will take classes and have the opportunity to observe, and work alongside world renowned health care professionals and researchers at UNMC. 
 
What is a typical day?
 Students enroll in one to three health care related classes each semester.  Classes are taught in partnership by a UNMC faculty member and a certified high school teacher.  During classes, students have the opportunity to gain exposure and work experience with UNMC experts.
 
Logistics:
Location: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Schedule: Classes are held Monday-Friday from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Prerequisites: Students must have completed and attained at least a B in Algebra 1, Biology & Chemistry.
Credit Options: High school elective credit/ University of Nebraska at Omaha and Metropolitan Community College elective credit.
Cost: None
 
How do I apply?
To apply for a PLSD Academy program, students must complete an online application which can be found at www.paplv.org. Applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be available from November 4-11. Beginning on the evening of November 4, students will need to log in to the District website and then navigate to the academy application. It will be a flyout under the maroon bar "academy programs." The application form will time out after 30 minutes. The academy questions have been provided under Academy Programs - How to Apply so students can write their essay questions ahead of time and then copy and paste into the application.

How can you learn more?
For more information please contact:
  • Guidance counselor at your high school
  • Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217

                                                             


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