The Daily Express

Owens Hosts Largest College Preview Night in Northwest Ohio

More than 100 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will gather at the Toledo-area Campus of Owens Community College on Tuesday, March 13 for the largest College Preview Night in Northwest Ohio.

High school juniors and seniors are invited to come with their parents to talk with college representatives from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the new $9.3 million Student Health & Activities Center. Admission is free.

College representatives also will offer presentations on financial aid, planning for college, preparing for the ACT and college planning for students with disabilities and special needs, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Audio/Visual Classroom Center.

In addition to the public and private colleges and universities present, many area banks will be available to provide information on student loans. Military branches also will be on hand to discuss admission to military academies, ROTC and other scholarship programs. Officials from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) also will be attending to answer athletic eligibility questions.

Hosted by Owens Community College, College Preview Night is sponsored by the counseling staffs of 18 local high schools in Wood and Lucas counties. High school counselors also will be available to meet with students and parents in informal question and answer sessions.

For more information on College Preview Night, call the Admissions Office at Owens Community College at 661-7777 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7777.



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