That’s the message of the new “College for Texans” statewide campaign launched in the fall of 2002 by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in an aggressive new effort to send more Texans to college.
The campaign aims, by 2015, to enroll another 300,000 academically prepared students – beyond the 200,000 enrollment growth projected based on current trends – in Texas universities, community colleges, and technical colleges.
Since this initiative began in November 2002, the Office of Community Relations at Texas State University has hosted ‘College Awareness Tours’ to 10,000 area students.
To learn more about this initiative, visit these websites:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
The Office of Community Relations focuses on touring middle school students from San Marcos CISD. Other schools or groups interested in visiting Texas State can request a tour through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions Campus Tours page.
College Knowledge visits are underway! Come plant the seed of college with local middle schoolers as they visit and tour the Texas State campus. Volunteers are needed to serve on a student panel and help with the campus tour. Community service documentation, volunteer training, free parking in the LBJ Student Center garage, and lunch will be provided.
Click here to register!
Contact Community Relations for more information at 512.245.9645 or firstname.lastname@example.org