By Luis Medina
Campus Life Editor
College of the Desert (COD) hosted its annual University Transfer Fair Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Representatives from over 40 colleges and universities were scheduled to have information for the students at the Hilb Building on the COD Palm Desert Campus from 10 a.m to 1 p.m.
Some students came prepared to this event, Gerardo Gonzalez, a COD student, prepared him self with a list of questions to ask the college/university representatives. There were other students who also had time to attend the transfer fair. “I did not have anything to do in between my classes, so I came to see what the transfer fair offers to the students and to recieve information.” said Wendy Hernandez. Representatives were available to answer any questions students had and pass out literature to inform students about the various programs they offer.
Some of the schools in attendance at the transfer fair were the Academy of Arts, Art Institute, Cal Poly Pomona, California State University (CSU) Chico, CSU Northridge, CSU Sacramento, CSU San Bernardino- Palm Desert Camputs, CSU San Bernardino, CSU San Marcos, Fashion Institute, Loma Linda University, New School of Architecture and Design. This event provided an opportunity for students to be able to gather information about many colleges and universities, and be able to compare notes on numerous programs offered at many university campuses throughout California and out of state.