College & Career Events

virtual college fairs are the way to go!

See past and future college events to learn more about colleges, majors, applications, scholarships, and more!

ON-Going Resources: One Stop Place of Information!

chicanx Youth Conference

Register online to attend the zoom conference:

https://csufresno-fwkfm.formstack.com/forms/cyc2021

Workshops on: Access to higher education, cultural awareness, social justice, career and leadership!

Road to College

Students and Parents are invited to attend the virtual Road to College, hosted by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund! This is a FREE, bilingual, 90-minute webinar for students in 6th – 12th grade and their families, where you will receive valuable information about how to prepare, plan, and pay for a college education!

HSF’s Road to College is tailored to address the needs of middle and high school students and their parents. People of all ethnicities and backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

Presentations will be delivered by subject-matter experts, in both English and Spanish, on the following topics:

  • Preparing for and applying to college

  • Researching financial aid and scholarship opportunities

  • Understanding the real cost of a college education

  • Maximizing the college experience

  • Preparing for a career after college

Below are the dates and registration links for each of the three HSF Road to College webinars:

Registration will close once capacity has been reached. Secure your spot by registering today!

Upcoming events (registration required to view event)

previous virtual events

College Greenlight has all of the recordings, including previous recordings of all things college!


Visit: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs7swqx9MVZipcTyJD-9zhNFEWpk404Qt

COLLEGE PRESENTERS INCLUDE: Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, The Gates Scholarship, University of Chicago, and University of Michigan

Colleges discussed:

  • Exploring Careers & Majors

  • The Significance of College Match & Fit

  • Test-Optional Colleges & Holistic Application Review

  • College Essays & Supplemental Writing

  • Scholarships & Financial Aid


Service Academy Night (Thursday, Sept 3 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Must register to attend)

As your Representative in the 21st Congressional District, it is my honor to host Service Academy Night for local young leaders who are interested in attending any of the following prestigious institutions: the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, and the United States Coast Guard Academy.

This is an information session open to all high school students, families, teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators. Representatives from the Federal Service Academies and members of my staff will be on hand to discuss the nomination process and answer questions students may have.

Service Academy Night will be held on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 from 5:30-7pm via Zoom. To register: bit.ly/CA21Service.

If you have any questions please e-mail: ServiceAcademy@mail.house.gov or contact my Selma District Office at (559) 460-6070.


Agenda:

Zoom Service Academy Night 2020

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


5:30 pm – 5:32 pm Event begins, Congressman Cox greets everyone and gives a brief opening remark


5:32 pm - 5:33 pm Congressman Cox leads pledge of allegiance


5:33 pm – 5:40 pm Congressman Cox talks about service academy, nominations process, deadlines, etc.


5:40 pm - 5:50 pm First presentation: Coast Guard- ENS. D. Vincent Thomas Jr., Ph.D, M.T.S.


5:50 pm - 6:00 pm Second presentation: Air Force- Lieutenant Jerry Severn


6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Third presentation: Navy- Captain Adan Covarrubias


6:10 pm - 6:20 pm Fourth presentation: Army- Captain Adam Sabourin


6:20 pm - 6:30 pm Fifth presentation: Fresno State University, Army ROTC- Lt Col Joshua Lunsford


6:30 pm - 6:40 pm Sixth presentation: Fresno State University, Air Force ROTC- Lt Col James Ladd


6:40 pm - 6:55 pm Questions from students, parents, teachers, etc.


6:55 pm - 7:00 pm Congressman Cox gives closing remarks and event ends


Fresno Area College Night - Virtual E-vent 2020 (Wed. September 9 from 5-8 PM)

This is a FREE live streaming event being made available to ALL of your high school students on September 9, 2020 and will be LIVE from 5-8 PM.

(All presentations will be live captioned for your deaf and hard of hearing students and all virtual booths and sessions will remain up on the website through the end of the year.)

Registered students will have access to all information sessions and one-on-one “virtual booths” to chat with college reps from around the state and the nation.

It’s a higher ed college search that is safe, easy and limitless.

Join us as we connect, engage and DREAM!

STUDENT REGISTRATION OPENS: Wednesday, August 19

Link to website for Student Registration: https://gotocollegefairs.swoogo.com/fresno-virtual-event

In the meantime, here is a video to familiarize you with the registration process and attached is a sample image of how the virtual booths will be set up so that you can help prepare your students when they get ready to register and navigate the fair.

· Registration Preview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaOXWLzjviA

· Sample Virtual Booth: See attached image

Quest for College virtual information session (Sept. 12 @ 1PM)

Admissions representatives from Yale University, University of Southern California, Colorado College, University of Chicago, and Vanderbilt University invite you learn about their programs. The session will guide students through the process of making a college list, applying for admission and financial aid, and keeping the search process in perspective.

Representatives will discuss the latest updates from their campuses and QuestBridge - a national non-profit organization that helps talented low-income students attend the nation's best colleges.

Saturday, September 12

1pm PDT

Event Registration

Registration is required; friends and family are welcome to attend.



September 2020 Virtual College Fair (Sept. 16 - 17, 2020)

What

130+ Coalition members will gather to share information about their schools and to answer your questions, live.

When

The event will take place over the course of two days, Sept. 16, from 6-10 p.m. and Sept. 17, from 7-10 p.m. (Please note: the event time is Eastern.)

Why

Coalition schools meet our eligibility requirements in the areas of access, affordability, and student success, making them smart college choices.

How

This virtual fair will be hosted via Zoom. Learn more on the Zoom website about how to join Zoom webinars, including details about required software and hardware.

Read on to register



Campus Week (September 14-17)

“Campus Week” which will be a series of Zoom webinars hosted by universities throughout the state September 14-17.

The attached document will have registration details and answers to FAQ’s.

Space on each individual webinar varies and is limited to the capacity of the hosting college’s Zoom account. So, the sooner students register, the more likely they will get a spot.


NACAC Virtual College Fair (Sept. 13, Oct. 12 & 18, Nov. 8)

Fall Schedule

Save the date! More than 600 colleges and universities will be online to talk with high school juniors and seniors on each of these dates this fall:

  • Sunday, Sept. 13

  • 12 - 8 p.m. ET (9am PST start)


  • Monday, Oct. 12

  • 1 - 9 p.m. ET (10am PST start)


  • Sunday, Oct. 18

  • 12 - 8 p.m. ET (9am PST start)


  • Sunday, Nov. 8

  • 2 - 10 p.m. ET (11am PST start)

Each virtual fair is a free, one-day event. Attend as often as you like. Parents invited, too.

Simply log into virtualcollegefairs.org on these dates using your phone or computer. Learn, connect, ask questions, and discover your best college fit!

Common App is excited to collaborate with the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) to help connect counselors, students, and their families with colleges and universities around the world through NACAC’s virtual college fairs this fall. Like so many pieces of the college search experience, college fairs are what students make of them. Here are some tips for encouraging your students to participate and get the most out of this opportunity.

UPDATED UC Campus Weeks - HIGH SCHOOL (First Time Freshman) Schedule and Registration Info.docx

Fresno Pacific University - Senior Presentation about Admissions & Applications (Sept. 21 @ 2pm)

Interested in hearing more about admissions, programs and services at Fresno Pacific University? Join Ms. Martha Fregoso, Admissions Advisor, from FPU to talk about their university. Log into their zoom at:

https://fresno.zoom.us/j/97335991724

Grand Canyon University (GCU) - Special presentation for RHS students (Thurs. Sept. 24 @ 2pm)

Grand Canyon University knows this year has been challenging and you have had to miss out on so many high school experiences, but that should not stop you from looking forward to college!

Please join us for an informational virtual presentation to learn what Grand Canyon University has to offer! From our 200+ academic programs, vibrant campus life, 80+ clubs, and outreach opportunities, there is something for everyone at GCU! Cant wait to see you there! Lopes Up!

GCU ZOOM EVENT

DETAILS:

Join us to learn about all the exciting things GCU has to offer!

DATE:

Thursday September 24th, 2020

TIME:

2:00-2:45 PM

LOCATION:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwldemrrDkpGNC5U0FGS7WIyquujGxYrU1H