A&M International To Hold Free Informative Presentation Jan. 18

Representatives from Texas A&M International University will visit the Cigarroa Community Center, 2201 Zacatecas, at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 to provide the public with bilingual information about the University.

Dubbed "Come Home to Your University," the lively, informative presentation will let the community know that higher education is an affordable and accessible necessity.

The free event will provide an opportunity for informal visits with University faculty, students, alumni and staff. University personnel will also assist attendees with financial aid information and admissions applications.

Additionally, current students and graduates from the center area's neighborhood will offer their individual perspectives on the University and higher education.

Free refreshments will be provided and the University's performance groups will provide entertainment.

Additional "Come Home to Your University" presentations are scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Jan. 23 - Farias Community Center, 1601 Farias, 795-3040

Thursday, Jan. 25 - K. Tarver Community Center, 2902 Tilden, 795-3055.

Tuesday, Feb. 6 - Northeast Hillside Community Center, 320 Wyoming, 795-3045.

Registration at each free event begins at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation to start at 7 p.m. Free refreshments will be provided at each event.

For more information, please contact the University's Office of Enrollment Management at 326-2270, or email to enroll@tamiu.edu. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 8 am.- 5 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu