EVENT: UCI will join higher education leaders and more than 3,000 students in a statewide launch and virtual swearing-in celebration with the governor for the first #CaliforniansForAll College Corps Fellows. The new service program helps thousands of students pay for college by serving their communities. UCI will have 70 student fellows sworn in at the event.
WHEN/WHERE: Noon on Friday, Oct. 7, in the Yosemite Room of UCI’s Continuing Education 1 building, 510 E. Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697 (bldg. 8, grid D8 on the campus map: https://parking.uci.edu/maps/documents/2022-UCI-CampusCoreMap.pdf)
INFORMATION: Media planning to attend should contact Sheri Ledbetter at 949-230-8962 or firstname.lastname@example.org for both parking and event credentials.
BACKGROUND: College Corps is a statewide paid service program that provides meaningful work to underserved college students, helping them graduate on time and with less debt while benefiting the local community. Students will receive up to $10,000 for completing a year of service. It’s the first time that students covered by California Assembly Bill 540 – a nonresident tuition exemption for undocumented and other eligible students at the state’s public colleges and universities – have been included in a state service program.
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