Release date: Sept. 21, 2007
News & Public Affairs contact: Randy Weiler, 615-898-2919
Office of Admissions contact: Heather Arrington, 615-898-2848
RUTHERFORD COUNTY COLLEGE NIGHT WILL BE HELD OCT. 8 AT TENNESSEE MILLER COLISEUM
(MURFREESBORO) — The MTSU-hosted Rutherford County College Night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Tennessee Miller Coliseum, 304B West Thompson Lane, an Office of Admissions official said recently.
This event is free and open to the public. Any student and their parents or guardians from public or private high schools in Rutherford and surrounding counties are welcome to attend, said Heather Arrington, an admissions assistant director.
Representatives from more than 50 colleges, universities, community colleges and other organizations from across Tennessee and the South have requested booth space, Arrington said.
Seminars will be given on “Financial Aid 101: A Guide to Financial Aid and Scholarships; “HOPE Scholarship;” and “Choosing the Right College Choice for You.”
As of Sept. 20, colleges and universities and other organizations planning to participate include:
Aquinas; Austin Peay; Belmont; Bethel; Carson-Newman; Cumberland; East Tennessee State; Free Will Baptist; Freed-Hardeman; Harvard; Hiwassee; Lees-McRae; Lipscomb; Martin Methodist; MTSU; Motlow State; Nashville State; Nossi College of Art/Business & Technology Center; The University of the South; Sullivan;
Tennessee Student Assistance Corp.; Tennessee Tech; Tennessee Wesleyan; The Art Institutes; University of Alabama-Huntsville; University of Memphis; University of Tennessee; University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; University of Tennessee-Martin; Trevecca Nazarene; Union; Vanderbilt; Virginia Intermont; Watkins College of Art & Design; Western Kentucky; and Xavier.
Students can ask their guidance counselor for details or call 615-898-2111.
The event is endorsed by the Tennessee Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
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