HBCU Fair 2016
Posted on 10/04/2016
This is the image for the news article titled HBCU Fair 2016The HBCU Experience College Fair was created to provide information and resources to help young people in their search for higher education. Conceptualized by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of VA Illiana in partnership with Danville High School, this event is the ONLY of its kind in all of Central Illinois. Our aim is to expose several hundred young people to the lifestyle, culture and academic options available at Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide.

 

The Mission:
•To educate students and parents about the value of attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
•Assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities in locating quality candidates throughout Central Illinois.
•Increase awareness regarding programs and scholarship opportunities for underprivileged students.

THURSDAY, October 13, 2016

4:00pm to 8:00pm
 FREE and Open to the Public
 Targeted Grades: 8th-12th

 Danville High School Gym 
 (enter through Clock Tower)
 202 E. Fairchild Street, Danville, IL 61832

 

We want you to recruit and bring your students from your school to this event. Please post the flyers in your school and spread the word! We need as many students to be in attendance as possible to get the valuable information that these organizations will be presenting. There will be organizations that will talk about FUNDING a college experience. There will be organizations that will talk about being an ELIGIBLE STUDENT-ATHLETE in college. There will be organizations that will be giving ON-SITE ADMISSION into their institution, including SCHOLARSHIPS to eligible students. And, of course, there will be colleges and universities present to give information on their institutions. 

 

The college fair is FREE and open to the public, however, all students and parents must pre-register for this event.  Registered attendees will be entered for drawings and free prize give-a-ways during the event.

 

Registration (including Group Registration) can be done at:  www.danvillehbcufair.com

Danville HBCU Fair 2016 Event Page