APS Indian Education Department to Host College Connection Day, Sept. 29
More than 15 colleges and universities are scheduled to participate.
September 25, 2012
The Indian Education Department at Albuquerque Public Schools has scheduled its 2012 Fall College Connection Day for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at the APS Administration Building, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE. Native American high school students are invited to meet representatives from more than 15 colleges and universities from around the country.
The College Connection Day is designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about a variety of colleges and universities. Representatives will be available to answer questions about admission, scholarships and student support programs. There will also be seminars on admissions, financial aid and testing.
Participating colleges and universities include the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, Highlands University, Central New Mexico Community College, Columbia University, Yale University, Institute of American Indian Arts, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Brown University and Grand Canyon University.
In addition, representatives from the Navajo Nation and the Jemez, Laguna, Zuni, Acoma and Cochiti pueblos and other Native American community organizations will be on hand to talk about higher education opportunities and programs. Information on Native American student scholarships also will be available.
For more information, students should contact Shannon Romero at the APS Indian Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-3080.