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UT Tyler to Sponsor Día de la Educación 2013

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January 29, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

January 29, 2013

The University of Texas at Tyler will participate in Día de la Educación for prospective Hispanic students and their families on Saturday, Feb. 2, Sarah Bowdin, admissions director, announced.

This event provides the opportunity for Spanish-speaking parents and their children to receive information about college/university admissions and financial aid in their native language. UT Tyler and Tyler Junior College are the host campuses.

Participants will meet at John Tyler High School and Robert E. Lee High School and be transported to TJC for breakfast and UT Tyler for lunch. There will be presentations at each institution. All sessions will be in Spanish.

UT Tyler speakers will include Bowdin; Jesse Acosta, associate vice president for administration; Teresa Ramirez, admissions counselor; and Carlos Alvarez, academic adviser.

Shuttle transportation will be provided.

Program sponsors include Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Business Alliance, Tyler Independent School District, TJC and UT Tyler.

For more information or to register for the event, call 903.510.3247.

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