Author: Kelly Cole

Optional Practical Training (OPT) workshops

Are you an F-1 student graduating in May? If you will be, we encourage you to start thinking about applying for OPT.  There are lots of resources on our website, including information about the application process, frequently asked questions, and videos.  In-addition to the website, there will be three OPT workshops offered in the coming […]

Vagabond Inn – New Student Orientation Rate

The Vagabond Inn is happy to offer a $50.00 rate to the families and students attending the new student orientation January 24th to the 28th.  This rate is good for a King Fireplace room or a Double Queen Fireplace room.  The Inn is located near downtown and within walking distance to many shops and restaurants.  […]

Volunteer with The Offset Project at the AT&T National ProAm

The Offset Project is looking for volunteers to be a part of the Zero Waste team at the AT&T National ProAm event, Feb.7-13th at Pebble Beach.  Volunteers will help with recycling and food waste collection. To learn more about The Offset Project, visit  and to sign up for a shift, please visit:

Nutcracker at Sunset Center – December 10th, 11th, and 12th

  The Dance Kids of Monterey County presents, The Story of Nutcracker at the Sunset Center in Carmel on December 10th, 11th, and 12th.  The 1.5 hour production will feature 100 talented young dancers ages 4 -18. The production will also feature a couple guest artists including world champion theatrical dancer, Gary Franco.  Dance Kids is a […]

The City of Marina turns 35! – Come and Join the Celebration

The city of Marina is turning 35 and all are welcome to join the festivities!  There will be events on Friday, November 13 and Saturday, November 14th.  November 13th Play softball at Los Arboles Sports Complex, Hillcrest Avenue from 6-9pm.  The game will feature MLB and CSUMB athletes vs. local players.  There will also be […]

11th Annual International Film Festival

The 11th Annual International Film Festival, presented by the Monterey Bay Chapter of the United Nations Association,  will be held November 4th – 7th at the Golden State Theatre in Monterey.  Tickets are $5.00/day or free with a student ID.   There will be multiple films each day. For a complete listing of the films, please visit: […]

Sunset Center presents, Cirque Mechanics’ Boom Town

On October 15th at 8:00pm, the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea presents, Boom Town,  a production brought to life by a team of Cirque du Soleil veterans called Cirque Mechanics. Boom Town takes place during the 1860′s, in a small frontier town called Rosebud and features two saloon owners who have set up shop with the hopes of […]

Flu Film and Poster Art Contest Invitation

The California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch and the California Immunization Coalition would like to invite staff, faculty and students to participate in the 2nd annual 2010 CDPH Flu Film & Poster Festival Contest! This is a great opportunity for entrants to build their portfolio, win a $250 VISA gift card, and receive recognition from […]

OIS Workshop: SSN and DMV Information for International Students

  Join us on Tuesday, October 12th from 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. for another informative OIS Workshop.  This week’s workshop is called, “Social Security Number (SSN) and Department of Motorized Vehicles (DMV) Information for International Students”. This workshop will provide information about applying for a Social Security Number, Driver’s license and California ID card, as well […]

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