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Published 2/26/03
Owens Findlay-area Campus to Sponsor Hancock County College Night, March 10

FINDLAY - More than 80 colleges and universities from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Pennsylvania will visit the Findlay area as Owens Community College sponsors Hancock County College Night on Monday, March 10.

Co-sponsored by the counseling staffs of nine local high schools in Hancock County, the event runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Findlay High School. Admission to the college preview night is free.

Throughout the evening, high school juniors and seniors and their parents will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from the various colleges and universities and pick up important information about admission requirements, financial aid, student activities and academic program offerings.

Attendees also can hear presentations on financial aid, planning for college, preparing for the ACT test and hot careers of the future. The informational sessions will occur throughout the event.

"Hancock County College Night is a great opportunity for high school students and their parents to visit with admissions representatives and to learn about the variety of educational opportunities available after high school," said Dr. Bill Ivoska, Owens Interim Vice President of Student Services. "Owens Community College is excited to once again sponsor an event where students can take the first step toward their career aspirations by meeting with two- and four-year academic institutions from the surrounding Midwest region."

In addition to the public and private colleges and universities present, several area bank representatives will be available to provide information on student loans. Military branches will be on hand to discuss admission to military academies, the ROTC and other scholarship-related programs.

Students and parents also can meet with high school counselors during the event to learn more about the various colleges and universities through informal question and answer sessions.

For more information on Hancock County College Night, contact the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus at (567) 429-3500.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Northwest Ohio with 24 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 38,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor 's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.



 

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