For Immediate Release

Contact: Andrea E. Garcia, Touro University California
Associate Vice President, University Advancement

W: (707) 638-5272
C: (707) 280-8771
andrea.garcia@tu.edu

Joanna Altman, Administrative Analyst II
W: (707) 648-4362 or joanna.altman@cityofvallejo.net

College Town Vallejo Launch

(Vallejo, CA – April 10, 2015)– As the home to three institutions of higher learning, Vallejo is an educational hub for thousands of college students. Friday, April 17 at 10:00 a.m., the City of Vallejo, Touro University California, Solano Community College and California State University Maritime Academy are launching a new phase of the city’s College Town initiative, designed to celebrate this essential feature of the community. The formal invitation can be viewed here.

Mayor Osby Davis will join with representatives from all three institutions for a College Town Vallejo Launch to celebrate the raising of the College Town banners along Georgia Street. The event will be held at Vallejo Unity Plaza at the corner of Georgia and Santa Clara Streets. Light refreshments will follow the brief program.

For additional information please contact Joanna Altman, Administrative Analyst II, Office of the City Manager, joanna.altman@cityofvallejo.net.

About the Touro College and University System:

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro has 35 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Illinois, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and Touro University Nevada; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Ill. are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: www.touro.edu/news