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CSU Continues Outreach Efforts with Journey to Success College Fair

Cal State L.A. to host event for Asian American and
Pacific Islander students on Feb. 4

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Mike Uhlenkamp
(562) 951-4800

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(January 30, 2012) – The California State University will host a "Journey to Success" college fair at Cal State L.A. on Saturday, February 4.  The Journey to Success events are hosted by CSU campuses and provide families, students, community and religious leaders with information about college preparation, planning and financial aid.

Open to students in 6th through 12th grade and community college students, the Journey to Success will feature workshops that review how to prepare and pay for college, information on CSU requirements for admission and application processes, and information booths promoting CSU campuses and Cal State L.A. programs and student organizations.

The outreach event will also include free lunch, entertainment, special giveaways and drawings, hands-on class activities and demonstrations, and tours of the Cal State L.A. campus.

To RSVP to attend Cal State L.A.’s “Journey to Success,” go to www.calstate.edu/journeytosuccess.

The Journey to Success fairs – part of the CSU's Asian American and Pacific Islander Initiative (AAPI) – are a collaboration of university officials and community members and are directed at improving college access and achievement for California's Samoan, Tongan, Marshallese, Hawaiian, Cambodian, Hmong, Laotian, Fijian and underserved Chinese, Vietnamese and Filipino communities.

For more about the CSU AAPI initiative: http://www.calstate.edu/externalrelations/partnerships/asian-pacific.shtml. For more about the Feb. 4 Journey to Success, contact Cal State L.A.’s Office of Admissions and Recruitment at (323) 343-3839 or call the CSU External Relations office at (562) 951-4818.

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