Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Please Save the Date: Nov. 19, 2016 - College Access Fair and Workshops At Fordham University

  Please see the information below regarding a College Access Fair and Workshop provided by Fordham University taking place on Saturday, November 19th from11:00am-3:30 pm. Thank you.

Andrew Sandler District Manager
Bronx Community Board 7
229-A East 204th Street Bronx, NY 10458
P: 718-933-5650/51 F: 718-933-1829
Email: ansandler@cb.nyc.gov Web: www.bronxcb7.info

  Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu), is pleased to announce the date for the 9th annual College Fair and Workshops!

College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Latino/Hispanic Students and their Families
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2016
Location: Fordham University Rose Hill Campus All students and families are welcome!

In collaboration with Fordham University and with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the College Access Fair on Saturday, November 19, 2016builds on our eight successful years of organizing a Latino College Fair.
This November’s program for students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education will include a college fair with representatives from our private, not-for-profit colleges and universities as well as several great workshops focused on planning and paying for college.

A PREVIEW OF THE November 19, 2016 EVENT SCHEDULE (preliminary):
• 11:00 - 12:20pm: Pre-Fair One2One Session for African-American/Black Male Youth – Small group Q&A about college choices, campus life, and careers with black college alumni, professionals and current students. Please NOTE: As
there is limited seating for this session, a separate registration will be required for this Pre-Fair session. 
The registration link for the One2One Workshop will be available in September.) • 12:30 – 2:40pm: College Access
Fair with 50+ private (not-for-profit) colleges and universities represented and “Ask the Financial Aid Experts” tables (both English and Spanish speakers) • 1:10 – 3:30pm: Concurrent Workshop Sessions (Preliminary list; final list will be released in September.) • FAFSA Completion (receive hands-on help completing online FAFSA form – separate registration required) 1:10 - 3:30pm • How to Pay for College (in English) 1:10 - 1:50pm • Cómo pagar la universidad (en español) 1:10 - 1:50pm • Prep for College Success 2:00 - 2:40pm • Preparing Parents for the College Process 2:00 - 2:40pm •
College Admission: Understanding What Colleges Look for & What You Should Look for in a College 2:50 - 3:30pm • Undocumented Students and the College Process 2:50 - 3:30pm

More information, including event registration is available at:
http://bit.ly/2016CAF. The page will be regularly updated throughout the fall as colleges confirm participation and the event schedule and workshop offerings are finalized. Please check back often. We will send out flyers and posters early in the upcoming school year for display and distribution.
If you have questions and/or would like to order a quantity of flyers to post or distribute, please call Rebecca Barger at 518-436-4781 or email rebecca@cicu.org. We look forward to seeing you and your students at Fordham University on November 19!

cicu Outreach Programs
Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu)
17 Elk Street, Suite 1
Albany, NY 12207

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