Career Day/Future Plans for Students

first_img Two major college and career expos where students and their families can learn more about the prospects of college and university are happening in Pasadena Wednesday, September 30th — one sponsored by Pasadena City College and the other by the Pasadena Unified School District.Both events are free and open to the public.At Pasadena City College, Wednesday is University Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the college’s Quad. More than 75 colleges and universities, including USC and UCLA, will have representatives there to discuss career directions, transfer opportunities, and financial aid. Students can learn more about majors, attend workshops and apply to guaranteed admissions programs during the event.Information booths from the University of California, California State, independent, and out-of-state colleges will be set up in the Quad area. Prior to the event, a “Transferring to USC” workshop will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. inside the Creveling Lounge, on the second floor of the PCC Campus Center.At University Day, students will also have the opportunity to meet with admission and outreach staff and departmental representatives from Pasadena City College.The other major event Wednesday is PUSD’s 2015 College Fair and Career Pathways Showcase at the Pasadena Convention Center on 300 E. Green Street, from 4 to 7 p.m.More than 100 public and private colleges, universities and trade schools will be represented at the showcase, and workshops on such topics as SAT versus ACT, Writing an Awesome Personal Statement and College Sports Recruiting 101 will run through the evening.Pasadena City College representatives, led by Alan De La Vara from the Office of Community and School Relations, will be at the expo to discuss PCC programs, services and admission procedures with high school students and parents.PUSD currently runs a dual enrollment program with PCC that allows students to graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts degree. More information on the program will be available at the expo.PUSD high school Pathway teachers and students will also share achievements and experiences in the district’s academies. PUSD currently offers 10 high school academies at five campuses – the Academy for Creative Industries; the App Academy (mobile, web and game development); Arts, Entertainment and Media; Business & Entrepreneurship; Career Exploration & Options; Creative Arts, Media & Design; Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Engineering & Environmental Science; Health Careers; and Law & Public Service. Students may apply to any of these academies during the district’s annual open enrollment that begins in January.For more information about the PUSD’s 2015 College Fair and Career Pathways Showcase, contact Sangeeta Morar at the PUSD, by email, [email protected], or call (626) 396-3600. Additional details are also available on the PUSD website, www.pusd.us/pages/pasadenausd.For the Pasadena City College University Day, additional information is available on the PCC website, www.pasadena.edu, or by calling (626) 585-7287.To RSVP for the PCC Creveling Lounge workshop, visit www.pasadena.edu/transfer. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Education Career Day/Future Plans for Students From STAFF REPORTS Published on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 | 11:24 am Make a comment Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week center_img Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Business News Community News Top of the News Subscribe More Cool Stuff Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. HerbeautyVictoria’s Secret Model’s Tips For Looking Ultra SexyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Metabolism-Boosting Foods For Weight LossHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautylast_img

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