|Annual fair will feature colleges from across the nation|
|Approximately 50 colleges and universities will gather on the Illinois College campus this spring for the annual Illinois College Exposition. The college fair will take place on Thursday, March 8, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the King Field House of the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center.|
College and university representatives from Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Arizona, Wyoming and North Carolina, as well as technical schools and military forces from across the nation, will be available to talk with prospective students and their families at the event. In addition, a financial aid presentation will be given from 7 to 7:30 p.m.
Higher education institutions that will attend the fair include Bradley University, Butler University, Iowa Wesleyan College, Murray State University, Illinois Institute of Art, St. Louis University, Truman State University, University of Illinois, University of Missouri and University of Wisconsin among others.
The free event is presented by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling in cooperation with area high schools, and the public is invited to attend. Additional information is available by contacting the Illinois College Office of Admission at 217.245.3030.
About Illinois College
Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.
Illinois College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Visit www.ic.edu or call 217-245-3149 for more information.
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