More Than 8,000 Students Expected at College Knowledge for the Mind

PULLMAN, Wash. — More than 8,000 Tacoma and Seattle high school
students are expected to participate in eight “College Knowledge for the
Mind” seminars from Washington State University between March 21 and
April 6.

The state’s longest-running pre-college outreach program for students and
parents of color, the seminars provide information on the college application
process and encourage students to seek higher education after high school,
said Herb Delaney, WSU Office of Multicultural Student Services community
relations assistant director.

“WSU has so much to offer students,” he said. “We’re looking forward to
students, parents, teachers, administrators and community members seeing our
university at its best in these seminars. They will hear from WSU students,
faculty and staff during each seminar. In addition, the seminars will include
representatives from educational institutions, including Puget Sound area
community colleges and technical schools.”

In Tacoma, College Knowledge will be held 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. March 21 at
Stewart Middle School, and 7:45-10:30 a.m. March 22 at Gault Middle School.
Lunch will be served at both seminars. From 11 a.m.-2:20 p.m. March 21 there
will be a seminar at McIlvaigh Middle School, with refreshments served. On
March 23,

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., a seminar will take place at Lincoln High School. On March
24, 7:45-11:45 a.m., there will be a seminar at Mount Tahoma High School with

In Seattle, College Knowledge seminars will be held 7:45-11:30 a.m. March 28 at
Franklin High School, 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 29 at Cleveland High School,
and 9 a.m.-noon April 6 at Rainier Beach High School.

The 2000 College Knowledge sessions started in late January in Spokane.

For more information about College Knowledge of the Mind, contact Herb
Delaney at 509/335-5711,