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Sierra College Patrons February Meeting

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Feb 4, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Rocklin Campus J 2 - Fireside Room (Campus Center, Café)
5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677
Meeting is free. Optional lunch order, $11
Joan Edwards, (916) 663-3408

Sierra College Patrons love our veterans! Learn more about our Veterans Center.

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Rocklin, CA (January 18, 2019) – The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, invites the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend their February 4 meeting which will feature a presentation by Blake Rood, Lead Counselor at the Sierra College Veterans Success Center and his associate Jay Blake.

The Sierra College Veterans Success Center is dedicated to serving the needs of veterans returning to college after their service, many of whom need emotional and social support as well as academic assistance.  The Veterans Success Center is looking forward to some exciting changes as well as an expansion of services in the upcoming academic year.  They have recently moved to a new home on the 4th floor of the Library Resource Center and have been awarded a Grant from the state of California.  These developments will be discussed in detail and there will be an opportunity to ask questions about programs and services offered.

The Sierra College Patrons organization donates $1,000 annually to the Veterans Program on campus to be utilized in the way they see fit.  Often individuals enrolled in the program are in need of personal help with expenses or with academic tutoring.  Such services can be provided.  Assistance with everyday interactions, both personal and campus related can also be provided.

The Patrons meeting will be held on Monday, February 4 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the Sierra College Rocklin Campus in the Fireside Room located in the Campus Center (Building J).  Lunch (which is optional) will be served at 12:30.  The cost of the lunch is $11 and requires an RSVP.  Please call Joan Edwards at 916-663-3408 by January 28th.

About the Sierra College Patrons

Formed in 1984, the Patrons provide financial support to the Arts and Humanities departments at Sierra College providing more than $10,000 in grants each year.  Grants are designed to directly affect students as much as possible.  In addition, two $500 scholarships are awarded annually to students in the arts including Music, Art and Drama.  Individual awards of $100 - $250 each recognize outstanding students competing in the annual student art show.  Further grants are awarded during the year to enhance the services offered by academic departments.  Since its inception, the Patrons have donated more than $350,000 to Sierra College affecting and improving all aspects of campus life.

The Sierra College Patrons are currently preparing for their winter fundraiser, the 14th Annual Crab Feed held in association with the Sierra College award winning Aquatics Program.  The Crab Feed will be held at The McBean Pavilion in Lincoln, CA on Friday evening February 15, 2019.

Sierra College Rocklin Campus is located at 5100 Sierra College Boulevard, Rocklin, California 95677.  The Campus Center, Building J, is most easily accessed from the Rocklin Road side of the campus.  There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Parking permits are available at machines located in each parking lot.

For more information about the Patrons, the Sierra College Foundation, and the upcoming Crab Feed, please visit our website at: www.sierracollege.edu/events.


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