Grant-Funded K-12 Programs


GenCyber - Summer 2018 Camp

SSU is conducting a GenCyber Summer Camp in June 2018, through funding from the National Security Agency.   Middle school students (grades 6-8) are encouraged to apply. The camp will serve up to 50 students.  It will provide hands on instruction in cybersecurity first principles.  For more information about the camp, including how to register, please contact the camp director,  Dr. Bryan Knakiewicz, SSU Engineering Technology, at


TRIO Programs

Savannah State University has several long-standing  US Department of Education-funded TRIO programs which for many years have served large numbers of middle and high school students of the Savannah Chatham County Public School System (SCCPSS) with academic year tutoring and counseling and summer camps, with the goal to support them to attain the high school diploma and prepare for college admission.

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STEM 360 Summer Enrichment Camps

SSU's College of Sciences and Technology provides STEM summer enrichment programs every summer for area K-12 students, with funding from the US Department of Education Title III Program.   For information about these STEM 360 camps, please contact Patrick Dean at

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Coast Camp

SSU Coast Camp, funded by NSF, US Department of Education, and SSU, runs annually the month of June, serving 50-100 kids per summer, grades 2-12. The focus is to serve underrepresented students to interest them in STEM fields. Topics covered during the camp include marine science, geology, life science, ecology, physical science, and chemistry.  For information, contact Victoria Young at

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SSU's Department of Engineering Technology runs annually a JETS UNITE summer program, funded by the US Army Educational Outreach Program. This is a pre-collegiate summer program for 15 talented high school students from groups historically underserved in STEM fields.  Activities include hands-on activities in robotics, field trips to army engineering sites, and STEM classes and STEM guest speakers.  For more information, contact Dr. Asad Yousuf at

JETS Summer Program, 2011