Peer Mentor Training:
We are currently looking for committed individuals to act as “big brothers/sisters” to first-year Puente students and assist them in developing the skills necessary to be successful and confident in pursuing their transfer goals and to get involved on campus and in the community. If you are interested please call (760) 245-4271 ext. 2629 and/or email us at Eartha.firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information click on the flier below.
Be Ready to Enroll In Guidance 59:
Guidance 59 - Special Issues in Personal Development is a one unit 16 week class that focuses on the needs of Puente students. Guidance 59 will utilize guest speakers, group exercises and activities to explore a wide range of topics which will further develop students’ personal and academic development. For more information concerning eligibility and how to enroll consult the flier available below.
Spring 2011 Recognition Dinner:
June 3rd, 2011 Puente will be hosting the Spring 2011 Recognition Dinner. It will take place from 6:00-8:00pm. Reservations must be made by May 25th, 2011.Reservations can be made through the Puente Info Line: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2627
Now Accepting Puente Program Applications for Fall 2011:
The process begins with all applicants filling out the online Student Intake Formwhich is the application for the program. After submitting the intake form you will need to attend one of the informational sessions (check the informational sessions flier for dates). Attending the informational session will provide you with what you need to know to get enrolled in Puente classes.For any additional information please call the Puente Info Line: (760) 245-4271, ext. 2627.
Spring 2011 College Campus Tours:
During the month of May, Puente will be visiting CSU, Fullerton and UC, Los Angeles. For more information regarding dates click the direct link to the flier provided below. Seats are limited so make sure to reserve your seat.To make your reservation and/or get additional information please call (760) 245-4271, ext. 2627.
Spring 2011 Puente Program Workshops:
During the month of April, Puente will be hosting three workshops dealing with Effective Interviewing Skills, Resume Development, and Writing Personal Statements. These workshops will help you develop the professional skills necessary to be successful. For more information regarding dates click on the direct link to the flier provided below. Seats are limited so make sure to reserve your seat.To make your reservation and/or get additional information please call (760) 245-4271, ext. 2627.
Peer Mentors Needed:
The Puente Program is seeking committed individuals to provide mentorship and support to Puente students.
Qualified applicants will have a goal of transfer, be available to enroll in Guidance 66 and be willing to participate as a peer mentor for two semesters. Students interested in working in the fields of education or the social and behavioral sciences (e.g., counseling/psychology) are especially encouraged to apply.Please call (760) 245-4271, ext. 2629 for additional details.
Puente Scholarships Available (Deadline - May 31, 2011):
The purpose of Puente Scholarships/Awards is to recognize and encourage academic and personal excellence in Puente students. Eligibility requirements for the following scholarships/awards will be in the application. Please see Puente Coordinators regarding any questions you may have. Deadlines will be strictly enforced.
Transfer Scholarship - $500 - deadline is May 31, 2011
Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship - $250 - deadline is December 1, 2010 for Fall and May 31, 2011 for Spring
Rising Star Award - $125 - deadline is December 1, 2010 for Fall and May 31, 2011 for Spring
Humanitarian Award - $50 - deadline is December 1, 2010 for Fall and May 31, 2011 for Spring