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Education

IVCC's annual College Night set for Oct. 17

OGLESBY — More than 50 colleges and universities will be represented at Illinois Valley Community College’s 45th annual College Night, set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the gym. A financial aid seminar will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre.

High school and college students, parents and community members can speak to college and university representatives about the admissions process. IVCC faculty, staff and program coordinators will provide information about opportunities available at IVCC, as well as options for transfer.

Those colleges and universities include: Aurora University, Blackburn College, Bradley University, Central Michigan University, Columbia College-Chicago, Columbia College-Columbia, Concordia University-Chicago, Elmhurst College, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Eureka College, Illinois Army National Guard, Illinois Institute of Technology, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Indiana Institute of Technology, Iowa Wesleyan University, Joliet Junior College, Kaplan University, Knox College, Lewis University, Lindenwood University, MacMurray College, McKendree University, Millikin University, Monmouth College, North Central College, Northern Illinois University, North Park University, Olivet Nazarene University, Paul Mitchell the School, Rockford University, St. Ambrose University, St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, University of Tampa, Trident University International, U.S. Naval Academy, University of Dubuque, University of Illinois-Springfield, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Upper Iowa University, Valparaiso University and WyoTech.

“We’re really excited for College Night. We have some new attending institutions this year and it’s always great seeing students make face-to-face connections with their future alma maters,” said Quintin Overocker, director of admissions, records and transfer services.

For more information, call 815-224-0439 or visit www.ivcc.edu/collegenight.

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