MCC’s 2012 Regional college fair set

FLINT — The Ballenger Field House at Mott Community College will be buzzing Oct. 25, when hundreds of students from across the region will flock to the Flint campus for MCC’s Regional College Fair.

Mott Community College’s 29th Annual Regional College Fair is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. in the Ballenger Field House on the MCC main campus in Flint, 1401 E. Court St. This event is free and open to the public.

For details about the MCC Regional College Fair, please call 810-762-0438. The Office of Admissions and Recruitment at MCC organizes the Regional College Fair each year, providing students with an excellent opportunity to gather information about college life, directly from officials representing dozens of post-secondary institutions in Michigan as well as out-of-state.

Representatives from a broad range of institutions will be on hand again this year to discuss admission requirements, programs of study, financial options, college events and activities – essentially everything students and parents need to know about the institutions they represent.

MCC’s Regional College Fair features morning, afternoon and evening sessions, each tailored to meet the needs of different types of students. Prospective students, current students and parents are all welcome to attend the 6 p.m. program, traditionally referred to as College Night.

A Financial Aid Workshop offering students and parents an opportunity to learn how to pay for their education also will be held at 6:30 pm in the MCC Event Center, adjacent to the Mott Library.

The morning event, College Day, scheduled from 9 to 11 am, is reserved for high school students who will be bussed on to campus. College Day is designed as part of a regular class day for these students. An afternoon session scheduled from noon-2 p.m., the Transfer Fair, is specifically designed for current MCC students planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.

Institutions scheduled to have representatives at the MCC Regional College Fair this year include Adrian College; Alma College; Andrews University; Aquinas College; Art Academy of Cincinnati; Baker College; Ball State University; Calvin College; Central Michigan University; Cleary University; Concordia University Ann Arbor; Cornerstone University; Davenport University; Delta College; Eastern Michigan University; Eastern Michigan University; Ferris State University; Finlandia University; Grace Bible College; Grand Valley State University; Great Lakes Christian College; Hope College; Indiana Tech.; ITT Technical Institute; Johnson & Wales University; Kettering University; Kuyper College; Lake Superior State University; Lane College; Lansing Community College; Lawrence Technological University; Madonna University; Marygrove College; Michigan State University; Michigan Technological University; Northern Michigan University; Northwood University; Oakland Community College; Oakland University; Olivet College; Regency Beauty Institute; Rochester College- MCC University Center; Rochester College; Saginaw Valley State University; St. Mary’s College; Siena Heights University; Specs Howard School of Media Arts; Spring Arbor University; Trine University; U.S. Army; U.S. Navy; University of Detroit Mercy; University of Michigan (Ann Arbor); University of Michigan- Flint; Walsh College; Wayne State University and Western Michigan University. — G.G.

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