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College Connect workshop and college fair on Sept. 16

Post Date:09/12/2017 1:23 PM

College Connect is hosting a workshop and college fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 that will focus on communication skills, marketing yourself to colleges and employers, and email/social media etiquette. Students and parents will receive hands-on guidance from experienced staff members and college partners. In addition to the workshop, a college fair will be staffed by in-state colleges and universities and will also provide career planning resources.   

One-on-one sessions will be available immediately following the workshop and college representatives will be available for meet and greets. The workshop and college fair are free; registration is encouraged. Visit www.CollegeConnectTempe.org or call 480-858-7890 to register.

Workshop info

Saturday, Sept. 16, 10:00 a.m. to Noon

Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd.

Topics: Communication skills, marketing yourself to colleges and employers, email/social media etiquette

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About College Connect

College Connect is a partnership with the City of Tempe and several Valley colleges to connect students and parents to resources. Students can take part in year-round workshops, one-on-one meetings, College Chats with advisors and small group sessions with college representatives from across the state. Partners include: Tempe Union High School District, Tempe Elementary School District, ASU, Grand Canyon University, Mesa Community College, Northern Arizona University, Rio Salado College, South Mountain Community College,  University of Advancing Technology and University of Arizona. The community-based program has been specifically designed to assist young people in fulfilling their dreams of a post-secondary education. For more information, visit www.CollegeConnectTempe.org or call 480.858.7890.

MEDIA CONTACT: Melissa Quillard, 480-350-8805, melissa_quillard@tempe.gov

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