Free Online College Fair Showcasing University of Wisconsin Campuses at www.CollegeWeekLive.com Includes Live Chat with College Students, Admissions Experts Presenting Live via Video and Participation by the Wisconsin Covenant
Boston, MA (Vocus) September 13, 2010: CollegeWeekLive, provider of the world's largest college fairs and online admissions events, today announced CollegeWeekLive UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM DAY, a free online admissions event on Thursday September 23rd that makes it easy for high school students across the nation to connect live online with admissions representatives from any of eight University of Wisconsin schools, one of the largest public university systems in the country.
The event, to be held entirely online at www.CollegeWeekLive.com will showcase these universities:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
University of Wisconsin-Stout
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
University of Wisconsin-Superior
"Our universities are a tremendous academic resource for students in Wisconsin, across the nation, and around the world," said Melissa Perez, Admissions Counselor at the University of Wisconsin Stout. "CollegeWeekLive UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM DAY will enable us to connect with thousands of teens online, providing them with an easily accessible online way to learn more about our schools, chat live with admissions representatives and apply online."
Participating colleges will be presenting as part of the event agenda at CollegeWeekLive.com. Attendees can interact live with students currently enrolled at campuses across the University of Wisconsin System and can watch live keynote presentations from speakers such as Mary Vilmo, Interim Director of the University of Wisconsin Higher Education Location Program (HELP) and Connie Hutchison, Executive Secretary of the State of Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board, addressing topics such as "What state aid is available, and how to apply for it" and "College Goal Wisconsin."
The Wisconsin Covenant, a program created by Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle to inspire young people to plan for success in higher education, is encouraging students to attend the event. "CollegeWeekLive UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM DAY provides our students with an opportunity to explore in-state public higher education from the convenience of any computer," said Shannon Loredo, Director of the Office of the Wisconsin Covenant. The event will be promoted to CollegeWeekLive registrants and to guidance counselors in Wisconsin and surrounding states.
Students or parents interested in attending CollegeWeekLive UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM DAY should visit CollegeWeekLive.com to register for free. Admissions professionals from the University of Wisconsin System interested in participating in this event should contact Lindsey Meyl at 617.938.6025, or LMeyl@CollegeWeekLive.com.
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