From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, Bowling Green State University Firelands College will host the 42nd Annual College Night.
High school students and adults will have the opportunity to obtain literature and speak with admissions representatives from a wide variety of colleges, universities and schools of nursing.
Information tables from more than 60 colleges and universities will be in the main conference room of the Cedar Point Center. The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Cedar Point Center lot adjacent to the building.
Fifty-One institutions of higher education in Ohio will participate in the program this year. Colleges and universities participating include: Art Academy of Cincinnati, Ashland University, Baldwin-Wallace University, BGSU Firelands, BGSU Firelands/LCCC Nursing Program, Bluffton University, Bowling Green State University, Capital University, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland State University, Columbus College of Art & Design, Defiance College, DeVry University, Firelands Regional Medical Center, Heidelberg University, Hiram College, John Carroll University, Kent State, Lake Erie College, Lorain County Community College, Lourdes College, Malone University, Marietta College, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Muskingum University, NEO Med University, North Central State College, Notre Dame College of Ohio, Ohio Business College, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio University, OSU Agricultural Technical Institute, Otterbein University, Owens Community College, Shawnee State University, Terra Community College, Tiffin University, The Ohio State University, University of Akron, University of Findlay, University of Mount Union, University of Toledo, University of Toledo College of Nursing, Urbana University, Ursuline College, Walsh University, Wilmington College, and Youngstown State University.
This year numerous out of state colleges will be represented including: Adrian College, Baker College, Ball State University, Bethany College, Bethel College, Eastern Michigan University, Florida Institute of Technology, Gannon University, Grove City College, Kendall College of Art & Design, Kettering University, Northwood University, Oakland University, Robert Morris University (Chicago), Robert Morris University (Pennsylvania), Sullivan University, Trine University, Virginia Marti College of Art & Design, and Wheeling Jesuit University.
"BGSU Firelands is pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to the community," said Director of Enrollment Management & Student Retention Services Debralee Divers.
"Anyone interested in attending college will have the chance to speak personally with representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities located in Ohio and surrounding states. This initial contact with an institution of higher learning can help potential students make some early decisions about colleges and college majors. It may seem early in the year to think about college admission, but actually, now is exactly the right time to initiate the admissions and financial aid application process which can take several months to complete," said Divers.