Through the State's Partnership with www.CollegeWeekLive.com, Prospective College Students from around the World can Learn about Going to College in Ohio
Boston (Vocus) October 4, 2010: Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut today announced Wednesday, October 13, 2010 as the date of the state's inaugural "Ohio Day" virtual college fair, hosted by CollegeWeekLive - the leading platform for online admissions events. The virtual college fair, called CollegeWeekLive OHIO DAY, will run from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. EST at www.CollegeWeekLive.com, will showcase Ohio colleges and universities to prospective college students from across the United States and around the world.
Participants and their families will have the opportunity to connect directly to admissions representatives for information about attending college in Ohio. They will also have the chance to interact with students currently enrolled at participating schools and watch keynote presentations on saving for college, admissions, financial aid options and employment. Participating colleges and universities include:
Bowling Green State University
Cleveland State University
Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
John Carroll University
Kent State University
Lorain County Community College
Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy
Ohio Northern University
Rio Grande Community College
Sinclair Community College
University of Akron
University of Dayton
University of Rio Grande
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University
"We are excited to be partnering with CollegeWeek Live to attract the best and brightest minds to Ohio," said Chancellor Fingerhut. "Ohio’s public and private colleges and universities are the envy of the nation, and this is a great opportunity for Ohioans and prospective students from around the globe to see what we have to offer."
CollegeWeekLive partners such as the US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid Office, HP Academy and Sallie Mae will also be participating. CollegeWeekLive has been featured in national and major market media, such as ABC, Fox, CBS, and NBC television news affiliates, the Chicago Sun Times, the New York Times and USA Today.
Students or parents interested in attending CollegeWeekLive OHIO DAY should visit CollegeWeekLive.com to register for free and can register up through the day of the event, October 13, 2010.
Colleges and universities who have not already registered to participate in the virtual college fair can still join through September 30, 2010. Interested admissions representatives can contact Bethaney Duncan at 617.938.6007, or bduncan(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)com.
Rob Evans, Press Secretary, Ohio Board of Regents, Office: 614.752.7538, Mobile: 614.859.6433, revans(at)regents(dot)state(dot)oh(dot)us
Martha Collins, CollegeWeekLive, Office: 617.938.6008, Press(at)CollegeWeekLive(dot)com
About the University System of Ohio
The University System of Ohio is the largest comprehensive public system of higher education in the nation, offering options for every student, from GEDs to Ph.D.s. Consisting of 14 universities, 23 university regional campuses, 23 community colleges, and over 120 adult education program sites, the University System of Ohio ensures that all Ohioans have access to a high-quality, affordable higher education within 30 miles of their home. For more information, visit www.uso.edu.
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