The University of Kansas School of Business will host two sessions of its sixth annual Summer Venture in Business program for high school students from June 5-7 and from July 8-10

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the statement, this program reportedly brings rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade minority students and/or potential first-generation college students with an interest in business to KU’s Lawrence campus.

Officials have announced that students stay on campus and learn about business topics, resources for applying to KU and tools to help them succeed in college and their careers.

NOTE: this experience is offered at no cost to participants.

High schools represented among participating students include:

  • Lawrence Free State High School in Lawrence
  • Topeka West High School and Washburn Rural High School in Topeka
  • Bishop Ward High School, Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, and Wyandotte High School in Kansas City
  • St. James Academy in Lenexa
  • Olathe East High School and Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe
  • Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park
  • Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village
  • Gardner Edgerton High School in Gardner
  • Newton High School in Newton
  • Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg
  • Salina South High School and Salina Central High School in Salina

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.