Miami Dade College’s North Campus to Host Hispanic Scholarship Fund Town Hall & Expo, April 20
Miami, April 1, 2013 -
Miami Dade College
’s North Campus is joining forces with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and FedEx to offer students a wealth of scholarship, financial aid, and college-admission information to middle- and high-school students and their parents. The College is Possible Town Hall & College EXPO
will take place on
Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 8 a.m. to noon.
This unique event will feature special workshops and a college fair where attendees will not only learn about career and educational options, but also about how to pay for college. The workshops will be offered in English and Spanish.
North Campus President, Dr. José A. Vicente, stated, “North Campus is proud to serve as HSF’s local, higher-education partner in promoting an awareness of the importance of attaining a college education, and the countless scholarship opportunities available to students.”
The event is free and open to the public.
MDC’s North Campus Presents College is Possible Town Hall & College Expo
Saturday, Apr. 20, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- WHERE: MDC North Campus, Science Complex Atrium
11380 NW 27th Ave.
- COST: Free
For more information and to register, contact the MDC-North Campus New Student Center at (305) 237-1149.
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford. As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher-education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree. To date, HSF has awarded over $368 million in scholarships and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation. HSF envisions a future where every Latino household will have at least one college graduate, creating an enduring impact on the college outlook of Latino families nationwide, and strengthening the American economy for generations to come. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please visit: www.HSF.net.
About Miami Dade College
Miami Dade College is the nation’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 175,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s seven campuses and outreach centers offer more than 300 distinct degree programs including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety management, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, biological sciences and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC has served nearly 2,000,000 students since it opened its doors in 1960.
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