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7th Annual College Fair - October 24, 2019
Posted 10/4/19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Ursula Kroemer Leimbach / communications@mdusd.org / mobile: (760) 705-6919

 

New participants added to Mt. Diablo Unified’s annual College Fair

7th annual event includes representatives from approximately 100 universities, colleges, career training institutions, trade schools, and scholarship organizations

 

WHAT:  Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) 7th Annual College Fair   

 

WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – only one week away!

 

WHERE: Ygnacio Valley High School, 755 Oak Grove Rd., Concord,

BACKGROUND: MDUSD is pleased to host its 7th Annual College Fair, welcoming more than 100representatives from colleges and universities across the country in addition to numerous local educational and career training institutions.  The event is ideal for students in their junior and senior year and offers an unparalleled opportunity to get answers to questions about educational choices and pathways following high school and make informed decisions about options after high school.

The College Fair is open to students and parents/guardians from the following MDUSD high schools:

  • College Park
  • Concord
  • Mt. Diablo
  • Northgate
  • Ygnacio Valley
  • Olympic
  • Nueva Vista/Summit
  • Prospect/Horizon
  • Crossroads
  • Gateway
  • Diablo Community Day School

Students must present their MDUSD student ID in order to attend the fair.  For additional information, please contact event coordinators at mdusdcollegefair@gmail.com.   

Participating schools and colleges include:

  • Arizona State University
  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Biola University
  • Boise State University
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Lutheran University
  • California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) San Luis Obispo
  • California State University (CSU) East Bay
  • California State University (CSU) Maritime (Cal Maritime)
  • California State University (CSU)  Sacramento
  • CAP Bay Area
  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
  • Clarkson University
  • College Choice Today – Camino Today
  • Columbia Community College
  • DePaul University
  • Diablo Valley College
  • Dominican University of  California
  • Drexel University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Fresno Pacific University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Haverford College
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • High Point University
  • Holy Names University
  • Humboldt State University
  • Marist College
  • Maryville University
  • Menlo College
  • Mills College
  • Mt. Diablo Adult Education
  • Northern Arizona University

 

  • Northwestern Polytechnic University
  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Pacific University Oregon
  • Portland State University
  • Purdue University
  • Saint Martin's University
  • Saint Mary's College of California
  • San Francisco Academy of Art University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Sierra Nevada - College of Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Simpson University
  • Soka University
  • Sonoma State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Southwestern University
  • St. John's University
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University
  • The Princeton Review
  • The University of Alabama
  • The University of Arizona
  • The University of Iowa
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of California (UC) Berkeley
  • University of California (UC)  Davis
  • University of California (UC) Irvine
  • University of California (UC) Los Angeles
  • University of California (UC) Merced
  • University of California (UC)  Riverside
  • University of California (UC)  San Diego
  • University of California (UC)  Santa Barbara
  • University of California (UC)  Santa Cruz
  • United States Army
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Idaho
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV)
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Portland
  • University of Redlands
  • University of San Diego
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wyoming
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • Washington State University
  • Western Oregon University
  • Whittier College
  • William Jessup University
  • Year Up Bay Area

 

About Mt. Diablo Unified

Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve nearly 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic communities, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer award-winning innovative programs in Career Technical Education (CTE); Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is pleased to have the only International Baccalaureate (IB) program in Contra Costa County at Ygnacio Valley High School; Oak Grove Middle School is an approved candidate for the IB Middle Years Programme. MDUSD has one of only three middle college programs regionally, our College Now program, enabling high school juniors and seniors to earn college credits while also meeting high school graduation requirements. MDUSD also has implemented the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program across the district, K-12.  Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/.