• "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." ~Dr. Seuss


    College Events Around the Area:


    University of Arizona

    Saturday, November 16, 2019

    10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center, Diamond Atrium

    Join us for African American College Day, your opportunity to learn why the University of Arizona experience is unlike any other. From our world-class academics to an always exciting campus life, you will discover all of the amazing reasons to become a Wildcat.

    During the event, you will have the chance to:

    • Connect with current African American students, staff and faculty  
    • Learn about admissions, scholarship opportunities and the Next Steps to enrolling as a Wildcat  
    • Enjoy lunch on us!

    Register today at Advancing the Dream
    For more information, please call 520-621-2077 or email outreachvisit@email.arizona.edu

    Other Opportunities

    VERTO Education Seniors: Here's an opportunity to study abroad for freshman year, and earn college credit!

    Overnight at Johns Hopkins and learn about their Humanities program
    Partners in Progress shadowing and mentoring program
    Young Engineers: Young Engineers Shape the World is a two-year program that takes place during out-of-school time. The program seeks to help high school students view engineering as a socially relevant profession. Through a variety of weekend events, participants spend time exploring individual fields of engineering through hands-on activities that are developed to help shape their engineering identity. Aimed at attracting female students, first generation students, and those with financial need that are in 10th-11th grade, YESW seeks to increase the diversity of students pursuing engineering.
    Gilbert Sister Cities: Explore the world for free through this amazing opportunity. Four juniors will represent Gilbert in China or Northern Ireland next summer; find out how you can be one of them.
    Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Earn a scholarship and a trip to Washington, DC for all your hard earned volunteer hours.
    ATTENTION JUNIORS! Med-Start Health Careers Program: The Med-Start Health Careers Program is a summer academic enrichment program for any 11th grade Arizona high school student interested in pursuing a career in the health sciences. Students participate in the program during the summer between their junior and senior years.