TAMIU Slates LCC Transfer Fair July 20-22
Laredo Community College students wanting more out of life can learn
about transferring to Texas A&M International University at a special
Transfer Fair scheduled at the University's Outreach Office on the LCC
campus Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 20, 21 and 22 from 8:00
a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily.
The University's Outreach Office is located in University Hall room
211. Maria R. Rosillo, TAMIU director of admissions, said that the Transfer
Fair offers an ideal opportunity for students to streamline their transfer.
"Our Transfer Fair offers LCC students an opportunity to be advised
on their degree programs, receive testing information and helpful financial
aid counseling. They'll also have a chance to meet with faculty and program
representatives. We especially want to encourage those students who are
considering transferring for the Fall 2004 semester. Students with complete
folders will be able to register. Students can also apply and pick up
informative materials or meet with representatives from each of the three
Colleges," Rosillo explained.
She noted that LCC has traditionally been the source of many transfer
students to the University and that both TAMIU and LCC work together for
student transfer success.
"To further enhance our strong relationship, LCC and TAMIU signed
an articulation agreement in 1999 that creates a seamless transition,
benefiting students greatly. In addition, to insure that academic courses
transfer between all Texas institutions of higher education, the Texas
Higher Education Coordinating Board has enacted the Common Core Curriculum,"
College of Business advisors will be available on Tuesday, College of
Arts and Sciences; College of Education on Wednesday and College of Arts
and Sciences on Thursday.
For additional information, please contact Odilia Cantu, transfer specialist
for the University Outreach Office, at 796-1975, or Caroline Lara 721-5346.
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