The annual Tri-County Counselors Association College Fair is set for Tuesday, Sept. 17 in the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Physical Education Building.
During the free event, high school students and parents and will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 70 colleges and universities. The event will also feature an optional workshop in which parents and students can learn about financial aid opportunities.
The College Fair will run from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. During the morning and evening sessions, colleges and universities will have informational tables available, and students and parents will be free to speak with admission counselors at their own pace. The optional workshop will be held in the evening only.
The event is open to the public, and students and parents are encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact HFM Career and Technical Center School Counselor Kathy Daley at (518) 736-4330 ext. 4626 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Some local school districts are busing students to the fair. Contact your home district counselor for more information.
During the evening session, parents and students will have the opportunity to attend the “Financial Aid and the Excelsior Scholarship Update” workshop. This topic will be presented from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. by FMCC Financial Aid Coordinator, Rebecca Cozzocrea. The discussion will provide an overview of financial aid options as well as help attendees to gain a greater understanding of the Excelsior Scholarship.
Colleges and universities to be represented
Albany College of Pharmacy
College of St. Rose
Florida Institute of Technology
Franklin Pierce College
Fulton Montgomery Community College
Herkimer County Community College
Hudson Valley Community College
Johnson and Wales University
Keene State College
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Mildred Elley College
Mohawk Valley Community College
North Country Community College
Paul Smith’s College
Plymouth State University
Roberts Wesleyan College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Schenectady County Community College
St. John Fisher College
St. Lawrence University
SUNY University at Albany
SUNY Alfred State
SUNY Buffalo State College
SUNY University at Buffalo
SUNY Empire State College
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
SUNY Morrisville State College
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
University of Connecticut
University of Maine at Orono
University of New England
University of New Haven
University of Rhode Island
Western New England College
Westfield State University