On Wednesday, March 9, the Transfer Center hosted the 8th Annual Transfer Fair, with over 20 representatives from local, out-of-state, public, and private colleges and universities who were able to address student questions about transferring to their campuses.
College representatives were impressed with Skyline College students and were excited to see that they asked good questions, showed strong interest in transferring, and took initiative to seek out answers. One representative shared “Great event yet again guys! Love visiting Skyline” and another said “Wonderful event. Great students.”
The Spring Fair was again well attended and the Transfer Center welcomed several classes to the event along with over 20 Faculty and Staff also taking time out of their day to visit, show support, and meet with representatives. Student evaluations and their responses were overwhelmingly positive. One student said that this event helped them know “the options available to me that will help me in transfer planning while another expressed how this event gave them more options to possibly attend different four year colleges along with ways to move forward and speed up the process. Many students commented on exploring majors and campuses as well. In addition to learning about private and out-of-state colleges, as well as three of our main feeder campuses SFSU, CSU East Bay and UC Davis, students were able to learn more about the various programs and services offered by the Transfer Center and Career Center!
Many thanks to the English, Math, Social Science/Creative Arts, and Counseling Division Faculty who brought their classes to the fair, and to faculty from various disciplines who offered extra credit for attending the event!!! Over 40% of students reported they learned about the event from a Professor/Instructor, so the referrals are working!
Special thanks to the Associated Students of Skyline College and Palo Alto University for sponsoring the event and for the Transfer Center Student Ambassadors and staff for their efforts in making the day run seamlessly!
Article by Suzanne Poma | Photo by William Nacouzi