College and Career Night Out on October 12
The 2016 College and Career Night Out (CCNO) will take place on Wednesday, October 12 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. at Fremont High School.
This fun, free event is designed to help local high school students, their parents and guardians, and adult students explore college and career possibilities and gather information on scholarships and financial aid. The event is hosted...
...by WE CAN! Newaygo County, the local college and career access network, in partnership with Fremont Area Community Foundation.
Free pizza will be available from 5:15-6 p.m. and attendees will have the opportunity to meet with college advisors and high school counselors in the cafetorium. Informational sessions will begin at 5:45.
From 6-7:30 p.m. in the large gym, attendees can meet with representatives from more than 40 colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches. There will be opportunities to learn more about the FAFSA, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) services, and scholarships available through the Community Foundation and Gerber Foundation. Information about WE CAN! Newaygo County, Early College Newaygo County, and the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center’s program opportunities will also be available.
Three informational sessions will be presented during the event, from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Topics are:
Finding Money for College
College costs keep rising, but there’s a lot of financial aid out there! Come learn about college affordability options, from federal and state aid to community-based scholarship programs.
College 101: Real questions. Real answers.
Unsure about life in and after college? What if my roommate and I don’t get along? Can I juggle a job and being a college student? How do I find a job? Come prepared to ask your own questions about the college experience or listen to college advisors provide real answers to real questions from Newaygo County students.
Hot Jobs in Michigan
Want to hear more about in-demand careers, workforce trends, and the steps you have to take to land a hot job in Michigan? Come to learn about possible career paths and gather information about available resources.
Contact WE CAN! Newaygo County at 231.924.8857 with questions. More information can also be found at facommunityfoundation.org/ccno.