The Educational Talent Search Student Conference is expected to draw about 200 high schools students to California State University, Fresno on Saturday, Oct. 21 for a college preparation and motivation sessions.

Dr. Alex M. Saragoza, vice president-educational outreach for the University of California and a former Fresno State professor, will deliver the keynote address at 11:30 a.m. in the Residence Dinning hall.

The workshops will be held in San Roman Building #6 on Maple and San Ramon Avenues and conducted by representative from higher education outreach programs.

Valley high schools represented will be Kerman, Firebaugh, Mendota, Dos Palos, Tulare Union, Tulare Western, Dinuba Riverdale and Redwood.

For more information, contact Alejandra Juarez, director of the Fresno State GEAR UP/Educational Talent Search programs at 278-2271.


California State University, Fresno • San Ramon Bldg. #6

(Maple and San Ramon Ave. — south of Barstow)

OCTOBER 21, 2000


8:00-8:15 AM ARRIVAL
8:30-9:20 AM WORKSHOP # 1
1. Study Skills
2. CAREER GAME assessment
3. Financial Aid/Scholarship
4. Post-Secondary Options
5. Personal Statement *****
9:30-10:20 AM WORKSHOP # 2
1. Self-Esteem/Motivation
2. Post-Secondary Options
3. Post-Secondary Options
4. FA/Scholarships
10:30-11:20 AM WORKSHOP # 3
1. Post-Secondary Options
2. Self-Esteem/Motivation
3. STRONG assessment
4. Life After High School
5. Personal Statement ****
11:30-1:00 PM LUNCH @ Residence Dining Hall
Guest Speaker: Alex M. Saragoza,
Vice President-Educational Outreach
University of California
1:10-1:40 PM COLLEGE FAIR (University Center 200)
1:40-4:00 PM RECREATION CENTER (Univ. Student Union)
Campus Tour (optional)
Planetarium (50 students)