Dual enrollment available at Trinity

Received via email:

I would like to let you know about a new program from Trinity International University (TIU).  Starting in January 2013, we will be offering a Dual Enrollment Program for Advanced High School Students.  This program allows academically qualified students who are currently in high school to take college level courses at TIU.  Upon successful completion the students will earn college credit for the course(s) taken.

Further details are on our website www.tiu.edu/dualenrollment as well as a sample of classes that are available.  Other classes which might be available include:

Bio 111      General Biology

BI 101        Understanding the Old Testament

BI 111        Understanding the New Testament

ENG 111   Critical Thinking and Writing

GEO 100   World Geography

HI 122        U.S. History II

HI 202        World Civilization II

POL 111    Introduction to Political Science

SP 122      Elementary Spanish*

* Subject to placement.

After reviewing the web site, if you have any further questions, you are welcome to call me at 847 317 7168.  I will be out of the office between Dec 15 and Jan 9.  The associate dean Karen Wrobbel, (847 317 7178) is also available for questions.  Please remember that TIU offices are closed December 24 to Jan 1.

I would appreciate you spreading the word about our new program and hopefully we will see your son or daughter at Trinity in the future.


Dori Karlesky.

Associate Professor and Chair,

Chemistry Dept

Trinity International University

Chemistry classes

The following information was received from Trinity International University:

The Chemistry and Education departments of Trinity International University are pleased to be able to invite your student to participate in a unique laboratory program designed to help your son or daughter learn about God’s work through direct investigation and experimentation.Your student will learn about the connections between faith and science; learn about the how to keep a laboratory notebook; how to change the properties of soap; investigate the properties of polymers; work in a college chemistry laboratory to make cold cream, liquid hand soap, rubber bands, window cleaner and more.

If your student is currently in grades 9 through 12, has an interest in science, and can successfully follow both written and oral directions, this program is for him/her! We will be running five classes; meeting (May 24, 26, 28, and June 2, 4) from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. in Trinity’s chemistry laboratory. The cost for the program is $120, which is all-inclusive (There is an additional charge for any breakage).

A staff of experienced instructors will provide close supervision. Instructors will emphasize laboratory safety while communicating fundamental concepts in Chemistry and encouraging students to use their reasoning skills.

If your son or daughter is interested in participating in this program, we need to hear from you now! Space is limited! We need to know of your interest by April 15 in order to provide adequate staffing and materials. Additionally, any student who registers and pays in full by April 15 will receive a $10 discount for early payment! Parents can contact Joan Leifel at 847-548-0336 with their questions or to register. A $50 non-refundable registration fee is needed to hold a place. Space will be filled on a first- come, first-served basis. Checks should be made out to Trinity International University.

Upon receipt of your registration, we will contact you with additional information.

Dr. Dori Karlesky

Ms. Nadeen Rust

Ms. Joan Leifel
Program Registrar

We are excited about this unique opportunity and look forward to a valuable experience together!