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Posted September 10, 2013

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College Connection Day for Native American Students is Sept. 28

The Indian Education Department has scheduled its 2013 College Connection Day from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the APS administration building, 6400 Uptown Blvd. NE.

Native American high school students are invited to meet representatives from many of the 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 will 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 Whitman University.

Representatives, from the Pueblos of Zuni, Jemez, Laguna, Acoma and  the Navajo Nation, as well as, Native American community organizations, will be on hand to talk about higher education opportunities and programs.

Students should contact Shannon Romero, for more information, at the APS Indian Education Department at romero_shan@aps.edu or 252-3080.

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