Valley high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend “Cougar Day,” an annual college preview at South Mountain Community College on Feb. 8.

Attendees will learn about the importance of attending college and the many special programs and services available at SMCC, in a motivational and high-energy setting.

The college preview program is open to students free of charge, and will feature information on popular SMCC programs of study such as teacher education, business, computer technology, graphic and web design, Cisco networking, bilingual nursing, performing and fine arts, athletics, engineering and bioscience.

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 9 a.m. at the SMCC Performing Arts Center, 7050 S. 24th St. in Phoenix. To register for the event, call Christopher Erran at (602) 305-5607 or email

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