Vigo County College Fair helps students, parents think about next step in education

September 11 2008

High school students and parents can get answers about college admissions procedures, academic programs and scholarships from more than 30 Midwest colleges and universities during this year's Vigo County College Fair from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Hulman Center on the Indiana State University campus in Terre Haute.

The College Fair is free and open to prospective college students from throughout the Wabash Valley.

The event, organized by local colleges and high schools, gives students and parents an opportunity to begin the college search process.

"Information will be available about a wide range of colleges and universities - two- and four-year institutions - from throughout Indiana and Illinois. Students thinking about attending college shouldn't miss this great opportunity," said Richard Toomey, director of admissions at Indiana State.

Area colleges participating are Indiana State University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Ivy Tech State College-Terre Haute, St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, and Vincennes University.

Other colleges and organizations planning to have information booths are Anderson, Ball State, Butler, DePauw, Indiana, Indiana Wesleyan, Millikin, Oakland City, Purdue and Trine universities; Earlham, Franklin, Goshen, Hanover, Manchester, Marion, Lake Land and St. Joseph\'s colleges; the universities of Evansville, Indianapolis, Southern Indiana and St. Francis; Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis; Indiana Army National Guard; ISU Army and Air Force ROTC; and Lakeview College of Nursing.

Free parking will be available in ISU Lots C, D, G, 20, 22 located on Eighth Street near Hulman Center.

Contact Lisa Stein, admissions counselor, Indiana State University, 812-231-2121 or lstein@isugw.indstate.

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High school students and parents can get answers about college admissions procedures, academic programs and scholarships from more than 30 Midwest colleges and universities during this year's Vigo County College Fair from 6:30 - 8 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Hulman Center on the Indiana State University campus in Terre Haute.

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