SFSU Public Affairs Press ReleasePublished by the Public Affairs Office at San Francisco State University, Diag Center.
San Francisco, CA, November 12, 1999-To kick-off National College Week, San Francisco State University will host a rally for 160 seventh graders at James Lick Middle School, to encourage them to plan early for college.
Who: Robert A. Corrigan, SFSU president; Michael Eddings, James Lick Middle School principal; Octavio James Padua, Special Assistant to the Mayor and Susan Wong, Assistant Superintendent of the San Francisco School District
Where: James Lick Middle School, 1220 Noe Street, at the corner of Clipper
When: Monday, November 15, 1999; 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
What: University President Robert Corrigan, will join education and civic officials in a rally to encourage at-risk 7th graders at James Lick Middle School to begin planning early for college and to spread the word that college it is more affordable than they may realize. National College Week, November 15-19, 1999, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education in an effort to showcase the opportunities available for young people to attend college.
Visuals: San Francisco State University's mascot, the giant green "Gator," will join President Corrigan to hand out SFSU t-shirts and greet 160 7th graders at a rally to encourage them to set their sites on college early.
James Lick is a small, diverse California Model Restructuring School. Sixty-percent of James Lick students are eligible for federal-reduced or free lunch. The personalized middle school environment, present at James Lick, has attracted local and national attention. James Lick Middle School follows the Consent Decree philosophy that all students can succeed.
SFSU, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132
Last modified April 24, 2007, by Office of Public Affairs