Aims partners with CSU to host BBQ and college carnival

Aims Community College’s Loveland campus is partnering with the Educational Opportunity Center and Reach Out at CSU to host a Family Night BBQ and College Carnival at 104th E. 4th Street in Loveland on Thursday, June 23, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the west parking lot on Railroad Avenue between E. 4th Street and E. 3rd Street. Participants will learn about educational opportunities, play games, win prizes, listen to music, have their face painted and enjoy free food.

126207_Aims_Community_College-300x2241“Aims Community College is thrilled to able to host a free, community event in conjunction with Colorado State University,” said Leah L. Bornstein, president of Aims Community College. “The Loveland campus offers a full suite of transferable courses and associate degrees in a quaint environment right in the heart of the community.”

Information will be available about Aims and CSU, in addition to other nonprofits that have been invited to have tables at the event. Assistance will be available for anyone who wants to complete an admission application and/or financial aid (FAFSA) application.

“The Educational Opportunity Center at Colorado State University is excited to be a co-partner of ‘College Carnival’ with Aims Community College,” said Jan Barela-Smith, site coordinator of the Educational Opportunity Center. “We are looking forward to bringing educational opportunities to Loveland.”

About the EOC

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) primarily serves adults in furthering their education by helping them enroll in secondary education programs or post-secondary educational opportunities. The Larimer County EOC provides free services and assists adults in identifying appropriate educational programs or colleges, and in finding the necessary financial resources to finance their college education. EOC staff provides program participants with a variety of activities and services, such as academic support, career exploration, financial literacy and individual assistance with the college admissions and financial aid processes.

About Aims Community College

Aims Community College is one of the most progressive two-year colleges in Colorado. Founded in 1967 in Greeley, Aims has since established locations in Fort Lupton, Loveland and Windsor. The curriculum now includes 4,000 day, evening, weekend and online courses annually in more than 160 degree and certificate programs. Aims Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution.