7th Annual Latino College Fair on Nov. 22 at Fordham University

News Date: 11/6/2014

What: The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) will host the seventh annual Latino College Fair and Workshop for prospective college students and their families on Saturday, November 22 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. at Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx.

Who: Although the event is especially tailored for Latinos, the free event is open to all who are interested in gathering information about undergraduate and graduate college admissions, receiving financial aid and finding out how to navigate the application process. More than 1,400 students and their families attended last year.  
Where: Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus, Bronx, NY (http://www.fordham.edu/discover_fordham/where_is_fordham/maps__directions/rose_hill_directions/)

Agenda: Schedule of Events on Saturday, November 22, 2014, is as follows:
12:00 p.m. - Registration opens at Fordham Prep High School (on the Fordham University campus)
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Welcome Remarks; Planning and Paying for College Workshop with Q&A (Simultaneous Spanish Translation Available).
2:00 – 3:45 p.m. - College Fair in the Fordham University McGinley Center, 2nd floor, featuring 50+ undergraduate and graduate admissions representatives from New York State private, not-for-profit colleges and universities. Financial aid experts will also be available to speak with students and families.

2:00 – 3:45 p.m. - Financial Aid “Ask the Expert” tables in the Fordham University McGinley Center. English or Spanish speaking experts will be available.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. - Mini-Workshop: Resources for the Undocumented in English and Spanish translation (in Faber Hall, Bepler Commons).

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. - Mini-Workshop: Overview of Financial Aid Forms (FASFA) in Spanish (in Faber Hall, Bepler Commons).

Twitter Hashtag: #LatinoFair14

For more information and a list of participating campuses, visit: http://bit.ly/LCF14Reg

Media Contact: Jennifer Miller (jennifer@CICU.org; 518-436-4781)

About the Event: This event is funded primarily through a federal College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) awarded to CICU by the New York State Higher Education Services Corp, the state agency designated to administer CACG. Additional support from CICU, the Daily News, Fordham University, and CICU member colleges and universities. Since 2008, CICU has held six Latino College Fairs located at the College of Mount Saint Vincent and at Fordham University.