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Cogswell College to Hold Open House for Prospective Students

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogswell College (http://www.cogswell.edu/), one of the world's leading regionally-accredited institutions offering a unique curriculum that fuses digital arts, engineering and entrepreneurship, is holding an Open House (http://www.cogswell.edu/prospective/rsvp-open-house.php) on Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at its Sunnyvale campus.

The Open House will provide an opportunity to tour Cogswell's dynamic campus and learn more about its animation, game design, audio production, audio engineering, game audio, digital arts engineering, computer engineering, software engineering and entrepreneurship & innovation bachelor degree programs. It also provides an opportunity to visit with students, watch award-winning computer-animated short films produced by the College's Project X class, talk to an admissions representative and get answers to financial aid questions.

In addition to the chance for visitors to delve into Cogswell's undergraduate "core" programs, the Open House allows interested guests to learn about the school's new Masters in Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. This comprehensive one-year graduate program for creative professionals teaches entrepreneurial skills vital to both startups and established organizations being impacted by the extraordinary pace of change across creative industries. After completing its first successful semester with an inaugural class of 11 students, the program will begin a new term on January 7, 2013 and is currently accepting new applications.

The Open House will be accompanied by a performance by the newly-formed campus rock band, Dragonhearts. The band – a collection of ten Cogswell students and their instructor – will combine their assorted musical talents to jam out with an eclectic mix of rock, blues and funk music beginning at 10:30AM. Families are welcome and encouraged to come enjoy the music as they explore the many exciting opportunities offered by Cogswell's distinct mixture of academic programs.

WHAT: Cogswell College Open House

WHEN: Saturday, December 8, 2012, 10AM to 1PM (Concert begins at 10:30AM)

WHERE: Cogswell College, 1175 Bordeaux Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089

COST: FREE

RSVP REQUIRED

Family and friends welcome. Please RSVP so we can provide adequate attention to your visit.

Scholarships and Financial Aid available for qualified students. To RSVP go here: http://www.cogswell.edu/prospective/rsvp-open-house.php

About Cogswell College

Located in Sunnyvale, Calif., in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Cogswell College is an accredited four-year institution of higher education with a curriculum that fuses art, engineering and entrepreneurship (http://www.cogswell.edu/index.php). As one of the Bay Area's premier colleges, its novel academic approach offers an integrated model that emulates the industry environment—a collaborative, project-based, learning approach that uses multidisciplinary teams to take projects from concept through the delivery pipeline.

CONTACT: Bonnie Phelps Cogswell College bphelps@cogswell.edu 408-498-5145 Kimberly Hathaway Gallagher Group Communications kimberly@gg-comm.com 415-994-1097Source:Cogswell College