Higher Education Night at St. Lawrence University Oct. 5
Monday, September 27, 2010 - 2:29 pm

CANTON – Area high school students and their families get a chance to meet representatives from nearly 100 colleges, universities and institutions at St. Lawrence University’s annual Higher Education Night, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Leithead Field House, Augsbury Physical Education Center.

College-bound students can gather information about the schools, attend information sessions every 30 minutes with members of financial aid staff providing details on the application process and the various types of financial aid available.

Prior to the fair, a panel discussion on selective colleges will be held, beginning at 5:15 p.m. and concluding promptly at 6 p.m. It will be held upstairs in Augsbury and is intended for students in grades 9 through 11, plus parents and counselors. Discussion will focus on what students can do throughout high school to enhance applications for admission to selective colleges, including curricular choices, summer activities/jobs, extracurricular, athletic and community activities. Representatives from Cornell, Hamilton and Skidmore will participate.

Students from high schools throughout Northern New York and Canada are expected to attend. Institutions and organizations scheduled to participate include:

Air Force ROTC

Alaska Pacific University

Albany - SUNY

Albany College of Pharmacy

Alfred - SUNY

Alfred University

Arcadia University

Army ROTC

Art Institute

Bay Path College

Brockport - SUNY

Buffalo - SUNY

Canton - SUNY

Carleton University

Cazenovia College

Clarkson School

Clarkson University

Clinton Community College

Cobleskill - SUNY

Colgate University

College of Mount Saint Vincent

College of St. Joseph in Vermont

College of St. Rose

Cornell University

Cortland - SUNY

D'Youville College

Delhi - SUNY

Elmira College

Environmental Science & Forestry - SUNY

Fredonia - SUNY

Fulton-Montgomery Community College

Geneseo - SUNY

Green Mountain College

Hamilton College

Hartwick College

Herkimer County Community College

Hilbert College

Hobart & William Smith Colleges

Houghton College

Institute of Technology - SUNY

Ithaca College

Jefferson Community College

Johnson & Wales University

Johnson State College

Keuka College

Keystone College

Lawrence Technical University

LeMoyne College

Lyndon State College

Marymount Manhattan College

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

McGill University

Middlebury College

Mohawk Valley Community College

Morrisville - SUNY

Mount Ida College

Mount Saint Mary College

Nazareth College

New England Culinary Institute

Niagara University

North Country Community College

Norwich University

Oneonta - SUNY

Oswego - SUNY

Paul Smith's College

Plattsburgh - SUNY

Potsdam - SUNY

Ranger School - SUNY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Roberts Wesleyan College

Rochester Institute of Technology

Sage Colleges

Saint Michael's College

Seton Hall University

Simmons College

Skidmore College

St. Bonaventure University

St. John Fisher College

St. Lawrence University

Sterling College

Syracuse University

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Unity College

University of Guelph

University of Maine at Machias

University of Maine of Presque Isle

University of New England

University of New Haven

University of Southern Maine

University of Vermont

Upstate Medical University - SUNY

US Military Academy at West Point

Utica College

Vermont Technical College

Villa Maria College

Wells College

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Western New England College