Partnership for After School Education


November 15, 2016

College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Latino/Hispanic Students and their Families

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities is hosting a College Access Fair for African-American/Black and Latino/Hispanic Students and their Families on November 19, 2016 at Fordham University's Rose Hill Campus. The event is an opportunity for students and parents/guardians to meet and talk with more than 50 independent college and university admission and financial aid representatives. A series of concurrent workshops will be offered as part of the fair. There will also be “Ask the Financial Aid Expert” stations that will provide students and families an opportunity to sit down with financial aid experts to get answers to their specific questions about paying for college. Download a flyer (available in English and Spanish) for more information. Click here to register.

November 15, 2016

Doodle 4 Google Contest

Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the 2016 Doodle 4 Google contest and create a doodle that tells the world “What I see for the future.” From crayons to clay, graphic design, or even food, young artists can utilize any material to bring their creation to life. Like all Google Doodles, each doodle must incorporate the letters G-o-o-g-l-e. One national winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship. The contest is open for online and mailed entries until December 2, 2016 at 12:00 pm PST.