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Virtual College Fairs and CAC Live Sessions Available for Students to Explore Educational Options

By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing

Central Arizona College in conjunction with the Arizona College Consortium, will participate in a series of virtual college fairs throughout the 20/21 school year. Students, Families and high school staff will be able to visit more than 30 in state and out of state colleges.

During the fairs, students will be able to retrieve valuable college documents, watch videos, view Financial Aid 101 presentations, and gain information about the College Prep Roadmap and Navigating the College Application. In addition, students will be able to attend individual college presentations that are scheduled within their own booths. To speak to a college representative, students will click on the chat button in the college booth(s).

Bernadette Russoniello, Maricopa High School College and Career Coordinator stated, “Virtual fairs provide students and families the opportunity to meet with multiple colleges from many different states from the convenience of their homes. It is a necessary resource for our students and families to have so they can stay healthy while having total access to colleges, universities and trade schools.”

Central Arizona College will host “Live” information sessions on the following dates and times:

September 19, 2020

Session 1 – CAC Information Session – Overview of Central Arizona College. Degrees and certificates, athletics, housing, financial aid and more will be discussed.

Presenters: Hazel Rossi & Jennifer Montijo

Time: 11 a.m. – Noon

Session 2 – Skilled Trades & Technology: Build Your Future

Presenter: Sandra Zires

Time: 1-2 p.m.

October 1, 2020

Financial Aid 101

Presenters: CAC Financial Aid Staff

Time: 5-6 p.m.

October 15, 2020

Adult Learners: Career Changes

Time: 6-7 p.m.

October 21, 2020

Admissions/Application Day

Time: 5-6 p.m.

October 27, 2020

Skilled Trades & Technology: Build Your Future

Presenter: Sandra Zires

Time: 5-6 p.m.

General Information Session

Presenters: Monica Vogan & Benny DeSantiago

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

November 17, 2020

Skilled Trades & Technology: Build Your Future

Presenter: Sandra Zires

Time: 9:30–10:30 a.m.

Information Session

Presenters: Benny DeSantiago & Jennifer Montijo

Time: 1:30–2:30 p.m.

December 1, 2020

Skilled Trades: Build Your Future

Time: 5-6 p.m.

High school seniors who visit three or more booths will be automatically entered into a drawing for a $500 tuition scholarship.

To register for the virtual college fair visit: To visit the CAC “Live” sessions click on the Central Arizona College logo and select “Presentation” to view “live” sessions.