CONTACT: Jana Marcus, Marketing & Communications
jamarcus [at] cabrillo.edu
October 5, 2009
APTOS, CA - College-bound Santa Cruz County students and their parents will have a chance to meet with representatives from more than sixty public, private, and out-of-state colleges and universities at College & Career Night 2009, on Monday, November 2, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Cabrillo College main campus, 6500 Soquel Drive in Aptos. Students and parents who want to get a head start on college planning are invited to attend. The event is open to the public and is free of charge - last year more than four thousand people participated. Parking is available in all student lots, also free of charge.
Cabrillo instructors and career counselors will be speaking to students and parents about planning career paths from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., in the Robert E. Swenson Library (building 1000) and the cafeteria (building 900). Upstairs in the library (room 1051) financial aid advisors will give workshops on how to apply for financial aid for community colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
Four-year college and university representatives will be on hand to answer questions about their institutions beginning at 6 p.m. in the college’s gymnasium (building 1100).
For information in English please call 831-477-5650. Para obtener informacion en espanol, llamar 831-479-5731.
About Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College is a leading California community college serving Santa Cruz County with locations in Aptos, Scotts Valley and Watsonville. It is ranked #1 in transfers to UC Santa Cruz. Founded in 1959, the college offers more than 100 academic and career technology programs that serve multiple educational goals such as A.A. and A.S. degrees, certificates of achievement, skills certificates, transfer to four-year institutions or for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. Its mission is to enhance the intellectual, cultural and economic vitality of its diverse community by assisting all students in their quest for lifelong learning and success in an ever-changing world.