Free online college fair to draw thousands of students interested in New England colleges. KISS 108 and JAMN 94.5 to promote first of its kind virtual event.
Boston, MA August 3, 2009 -- PlatformQ, producer of CollegeWeekLive, the world's largest college fair, and ClearChannel Radio, a leading radio company with more than 1,000 radio stations serving 700 serving communities across the U.S., today announced a new online college admissions event tailored especially for high school students interested in attending college in New England. Slated for Thursday October 15th, New England Day at CollegeWeekLive will be promoted on air to more than 2.4 million listeners of KISS 108 and JAMN 94.5, the leading teen radio stations In New England. The event will also feature popular personalities, respected educators leaders and political leaders from the six New England states.
New England Day at CollegeWeekLive enables students to meet live online with admissions representatives from a wide variety of New England colleges, including the Art Institute of Boston, Bay State College, Becker College, Dartmouth College, Green Mountain College, La Salle College, Lesley University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, Merrimack College, Mt. Ida College, Northeastern University, Quinnipiac University, Regis College, Suffolk University, Thomas College, University of Bridgeport, University of New England, University of New Haven, US Coast Guard Academy, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Yale University.
Attendees can also participate in webcam sessions with current college students at campuses across New England to garner a more informal take on student life, as well as watch live keynote presentations from leading experts on admissions topics such as school fit, writing application essays and financial aid.
CollegeWeekLive eliminates the traditional obstacles of cost and distance from the college search, making researching college easier than ever before, for free and from the convenience of a computer. CollegeWeekLive has transformed the traditional college admissions experience and has been featured in national and major market media, such as on ABC News, Fox, CBS, USA Today and the International Herald Tribune.
"We are excited to partner with Clear Channel Radio to launch our first New England Day at CollegeWeekLive," said Robert Rosenbloom, CEO of PlatformQ, producer of CollegeWeekLive. "ClearChannel Radio will help us extend our reach to teens and their parents throughout New England."
"New England Day at CollegeWeekLive is the ultimate tool for bringing students, parent and colleges together online," said Jeffrey Oar, General Sales Manager, ClearChannel Boston. "Why get in the car and drive when you can research colleges at New England Day at CollegeWeekLive in a rich, live interactive environment?"
To learn more about exhibiting at New England Day at CollegeWeekLive, contact Mike Garvin at 617.938.6004 or by email. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jeffrey Oar at 781.663.2548 or by email.
CollegeWeekLive (http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com) is the world's largest and most successful college fair and it meets entirely online. With hundreds of colleges and universities exhibiting and hundreds of thousands of registrants, CollegeWeekLive revolutionizes college admissions, making the process easier and more cost-effective by bringing students, parents, counselors and colleges together online, overcoming cost and distance. CollegeWeekLive is free service for students and parents.
CollegeWeekLive is produced by PlatformQ, whose mission is to connect people, companies, organizations and associations worldwide to meet, interact and learn from leading experts and thought leaders through proven interactive tools at online events.
About Clear Channel Radio:
Clear Channel Radio is a leading radio company focused on serving local communities across the U.S. with more than 110 million listeners choosing Clear Channel Radio programming each week. The company's content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, on the Internet, via iPods and cell phones and used via navigation systems from BMW, Volvo, TomTom, Garmin and others. The company's operations include radio broadcasting, syndication and independent media representation. Clear Channel Radio is a division of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (OTCBB:CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at www.clearchannel.com.
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