The Summer Institute is a one-week residential program for students who have been selected from school districts within Henderson State University service area who have the potential to be successful in college but are not being encouraged to attend or apply to colleges and universities. A variety of sessions and activities are designed to address the specific needs of these students and have focused on these issues in the past:

  • securing scholarships and financial aid
  • study skills
  • leadership skills
  • college life
  • self-esteem
  • math anxiety

For more information, please contact Wanda Harris at or 870-230-5406.