Author - Davin Sweeney

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UR Hosts IB World Student Conference This Summer!
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Successful Issues Conference Featuring IB Coordinators!
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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus
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How the University of Rochester Loves IB
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Why the University of Rochester Loves IB
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Hey Metro NYC: We’re in Your Backyard! (Not Literally. That Would Be Creepy.)

UR Hosts IB World Student Conference This Summer!

The University of Rochester is thrilled to be one of two global hosts for the 2015 International Baccalaureate World Student Conference (IBWSC), held on campus August 2–8. And in a world of confounding complexity, tough-to-swallow headlines, and intractable disputes, we are equally as happy to present the conference theme, “Game Changers: Reaching Solutions Through the Instinct to[…]

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Successful Issues Conference Featuring IB Coordinators!

We were thrilled to host a successful Secondary Schools Issues Conference (SSIC) at the beginning of June, featuring about twenty International Baccalaureate coordinators representing sixteen US states. We had coordinators from California, Florida, Washington, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, South Carolina, Indiana, Mississippi, Idaho, and Rochester, NY! Counselors[…]

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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus

At Rochester, we're continuing our efforts to appeal to the IB community and to communicate what a good match we think we are for students who complete the IB Diploma Program. We're continuing to learn how best to work with students, parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and IB coordinators to understand as much as we can[…]

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How the University of Rochester Loves IB

IB puts you at an ideal jumping off point to excel in college. The International Baccalaureate program features a broad and deep curricular exploration of the intersections between disciplines. This prepares students to attack the innumerable academic possibilities once they get here. It guides you in an understanding of answering big, hard questions through research[…]

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Why the University of Rochester Loves IB

While there are many elements of the International Baccalaureate program that we appreciate, we feel that there are three reasons UR and IB are a great fit for each other:   1) IB features a broad and deep curricular exploration of the intersections between disciplines. We place a great deal of faith in the reasoning[…]

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Hey Metro NYC: We’re in Your Backyard! (Not Literally. That Would Be Creepy.)

Greetings collegebound Earthlings! I’m the Regional Associate Director of Admissions for the New York Metropolitan Area and my business cards are consequently as big as a license plate! Yes it’s a mouthful, but it’s as big as the job I love to do: meet with families in Westchester County, Long Island and other parts of[…]

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