Road to College workshop coming to San Jacinto College
Amanda L. Booren -- September 14, 2012
PASADENA, Texas – The New Futuro Road to College Workshop presented by Allstate is coming to San Jacinto College on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The free college preparatory workshop, geared toward Latino families, will cover topics such as financial aid, college admission, entrance exams, and a 10-step plan that families can follow to help reach their educational goals. The program is designed by experts and is supported by nationally renowned advisors.
The New Futuro Road to College Workshop presented by Allstate is a precursor to a college prep fair that will take place Saturday, Oct. 6 at Reliant Center. To find out more about the College Prep Fair, visit the New Futuro website.
Admission to the Sept. 29 bilingual workshop is free, but registration is required. To learn more, and to register, visit www.sanjac.edu/new-futuro or www.NewFuturo.com/Events. The workshop will be held in the Charles Grant Fine Arts Center, located on the San Jacinto College North Campus, at 5800 Uvalde Road in Houston.
About New Futuro
Inspire people to believe and achieve the dreams.
New Futuro provides Latino families with a one-stop-shop to help them get their students into college and beyond. By becoming members of new Futuro, parents and students gain access to free, bilingual information and tools to create a step-by-step plan to get into college. New Futuro enhances the probability of success by connecting members with non-profit organizations and educational institutions via New Futuro’s website, magazines, and neighborhood outreach efforts.
We unite different organizations with separate strengths around a common cause: improving education for Latinos. We complement the work of local and national Latino organizations by leveraging the skills and resources of the education and business community. With the support of these partners, including top non-profit organizations, educational providers, and corporate citizens, New Futuro will lead a comprehensive, socially materials about our partnership.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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