Upcoming College & Career Events

RCHS College & Career Update, Sept 21st

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Note: These events are not hosted by RCHS or CRPUSD. These events and opportunities are hosted by the organizations noted under each listing. These events are open to all students.

THIS WEEK: Creek Week 2020, 9/21-9/28

September 21th – 28th 2020 is Creek Week in the Russian River Watershed!

In prior years, the City of Cotati has hosted a Creek Week cleanup day on the Laguna Trail running through Cotati. But this year, to be safe, they are asking volunteers to register online to participate and go clean up for however long they would like anytime during creek week, 9/21-9/28.


  • CHOICE #1: Join Daily Acts and the City of Cotati for your own creek clean up any time this week, and an interactive and educational webinar for on September 24th from 3:00 PM – 4:30PM. Get your hours signed off by Daily Acts. Register today: https://dailyacts.org/events-cal/creek-week-2020/
  • CHOICE #2: Contact Ashley Wilson at the City of Cotati. Complete your creek clean up this week and get your hours signed off by Ashley. AWilson@cotaticity.org

THIS WEEK: UC Berkeley Sonoma County Info Night, 9/23

This event is being offered by UC Berkeley Admissions and will include a short presentation for all Sonoma County high school prospective students. There will be time given for Q & A as well, so bring your questions!

Wednesday September 23rd, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Register Here

FULL LIST OF UPCOMING UC EVENTS HERE: https://bit.ly/ucfallevents

THIS WEEK: Private Colleges of California Virtual Workshops, begin 9/23

Private Colleges of California (PCoC), is an association of 20 private, non-profit colleges and universities in California with the mission of educating students and families about the accessibility, benefits, support, and opportunities offered by California’s private 4-year institutions.

STARTING SEPT 23RD, offering a series of afternoon and early evening virtual college workshops this Fall that will be open to all students interested in learning more about the college application process, in general, and the opportunities for having a high-quality California private college experience, in particular.

See the PCoC Events Calendar page to register for events:


THIS WEEK PCOC Event Highlight: "Myths and Misconceptions About Private Colleges," 9/23

Webinar hosted by PCoC Admissions professionals who will explore several widely-held myths and misconceptions about private colleges and universities.

Participating Admissions Representatives from:
University of the Pacific, University of San Francisco, Mills College, & Whittier College

Wed, September 23, 3:30pm – 5:00pm. Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:

See other events on their calendar: https://sites.google.com/view/privatecollegesofcalifornia/event-calendar

THIS WEEK: Best of Texas Virtual Open House, 9/23 & 9/26

For California students and their families: Six universities in Texas will present an impressive array of opportunities. You will hear a brief overview of each school. Then, you will also have an opportunity to visit with each university's representative in a breakout room to get the latest update on their admission and scholarship process for the 2020-2021 application cycle, new programs, and much more.

Participating Colleges: Baylor University, Southern Methodist University, Southwestern University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University, and University of Houston

Register Here

THIS WEEK: Latino College Expo, 9/25

The Virtual Latino College Expo is an ONLINE Experience for students to get access to colleges, highlighting Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other educational programs. It also is a celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month”.

Students find out all they need to know to get into college. There is information on DACA, Dream ACT, Internship & Career opportunities and educational programs. Latino College Expo (LCE) is a strong support program for first generation students. In addition, some of the colleges will waive their application fees, offer scholarships and even possibly grant ACCEPTANCES on the SPOT!

Friday, September 25th 2020 1pm – 4pm PST


REGISTER HERE: https://hopin.to/events/latino-college-expo

NEXT WEEK: UC for You, 10/3

This event is a great opportunity to get to know the nine UC undergraduate campuses and discover which UC campuses will be a great fit for you. In addition, take the time to chat with admissions representatives from each of the nine UC campuses in individualized meeting rooms. This is your chance to ask questions about admissions selection, majors, pre-professional programs and more.

Saturday, Oct. 3, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Register Here

FULL LIST OF UPCOMING UC EVENTS HERE: https://bit.ly/ucfallevents

NEXT WEEK: Conservation Council Application, DUE 10/4

Sonoma Land Trust is launching the official start of our Conservation Council after a successful pilot this summer. We are seeking youth, 14-18 years old, who are interested in learning more about the vital lands of Sonoma County and helping the environment by conducting conservation science research during the 2020-2021 school year.

Starting October 20, we’ll host online meetings and field trips to remote preserves protected by Sonoma Land Trust. Participants will have the opportunity to conduct research at Laufenburg Ranch, get to know the beautiful open landscapes of Sonoma County, learn about conservation efforts and contribute to protecting vital ecosystems.

Participants will receive a stipend of $1,000 paid out in two increments after qualifying participation completion. An additional stipend of $200 will be provided for purchase of necessary outdoor safety equipment. Participation in the Conservation Council is also eligible as volunteer hours.


NEXT WEEK: Manufacturing Month w/ CTE Foundation

October is Manufacturing Month!

CTE Foundation, Sonoma County EDB, and SCOE have teamed with local manufacturers to create several virtual activities designed to help students understand and explore careers in manufacturing.

Find virtual activities here: CTE Foundation’s Virtual Career-Connected Learning webpage.

All events will be streamed live on Zoom and the CTE Foundation YouTube Channel.

Students will be able to interact live by commenting and asking questions in the chat. Recordings of all activities will be available to view after the live stream on this webpage.

NEXT WEEK MFG Month Event Highlight: "Saving Lives Through Engineering and Manufacturing," 10/6

For the first virtual event in the 2020 MFG Month, students can experience Medtronic through a series of virtual tours followed by a live Q&A session with R&D Engineer Matthew Baldwin. Matt will discuss his career, the company, and answer any questions from the viewers.

Get more info on this and other events here: https://ctesonomacounty.org/virtualccl/

CCC Video Appointment

Have questions about these opportunities or other college & career topics? Make an appointment with Ms. Hazlewood using this link.