FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Patti Blair
Ventura College presents “Dreamers Set Your Course” Events September 13, 20 and 26
Ventura College Student Services Departments to inform students and parents on resources available for AB 540 students
(VENTURA, Calif.) Sept. 6, 2018 – Ventura College will host Dreamers Set Your Course, a series of free and safe events for the community to learn about resources available for undocumented students. These events will take place at Santa Paula High School on Sept. 13, Ventura High School on Sept. 20 and Fillmore High School on Sept. 26. Topics to be discussed include the Ventura College admissions process, financial aid information, support services for students, and community resources available for undocumented students. The events are free and open to the public.
Ventura College continues to stand with the Chancellor’s Office in aiming to reassure students that our campuses will remain safe, welcoming places for students of all backgrounds to learn and we are happy to provide this forum educating Dreamers on Ventura College resources.
The events will be hosted at local high schools to encourage students from K-12 to attend college. It is important to remind the community that higher education is possible and of the valuable resources available to make the dream of higher education a reality.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 – Santa Paula High School Cafeteria – 6:00—8:00pm
Thursday, September 20, 2018 – Ventura High School Cafeteria – 6:30—8:30pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – Fillmore High School Library – 6:00—8:00pm
ALL ARE WELCOME. For more information please visit: venturacollege.edu/dreamers or if you have any questions, please contact Wendolyne Lopez, Financial Aid Specialist/ AB540 Liaison at Wendolyne_lopez1@vcccd.edu or (805) 289-6574 or Joseph Cordero, Student Outreach Specialist at Joseph_cordero2@vcccd.edu or 805 289-6584.
Established in 1925, Ventura College is an accredited two-year institution of higher education located approximately 60 miles north of Los Angeles and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara in Ventura, California. Ventura College offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Sciences degrees in 34 majors and Certificates of Completion and Proficiency Awards in 58 areas of study. The institution has an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students and has Transfer Admission Guarantee agreements with University of California (UC), Davis, UC, Santa Barbara, UC, Santa Cruz, UC, Irvine, UC, Merced, and UC, Riverside.