Annual Probe College Fair set for today

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From Coweta County Schools Press Release

The Central Educational Center (CEC) will host representatives from over 80 colleges, schools and universities during its College Probe Fair and Open House tonight (Tuesday, November 5) from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Parents and students are invited to attend to obtain information about post-secondary options and speak directly to representatives from various institutions. Exhibiting educational institutions will offer information about their programs, courses of study and admissions.

The Probe Fair will be held at CEC’s campus at 160 Martin Luther King Drive in Newnan. For more information, contact CEC at 678-423-2000, Ext. 292, or email Dr. Dawn Revere at [email protected].

Students and parents will be able to learn more about academic and career-based courses for high school students at the CEC Charter and Career Academy, as well as work-based learning opportunities offered through CEC.

The full list of institutions expected at the November 5 Probe Fair includes:
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Agnes Scott College
Alabama A & M University
Albany State University
Andrew College
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Belmont Abbey College
Benedict College
Birmingham-Southern College
Brenau University
Brewton-Parker College
Clark Atlanta University
Clayton State University
College of Coastal Georgia
Columbia College
Columbus State University
Covenant College
Dalton State College
Emmanuel College
Fort Valley State University
Full Sail University
Georgia College & State University
Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Military College
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgia State University
Georgia Student Finance Commission
Gordon State College
Jackson State University
Jacksonville State University
Kennesaw State University
King University
LaGrange College
Lee University
Liberty University
Mercer University
Middle Georgia State University
Middle Tennessee State University
Miles College
Mississippi State University
Oglethorpe University
Ohio University
Piedmont College
Point University
Reinhardt University
Samford University
Savannah State University
Shorter University
South Georgia State College
Southern Crescent Technical College
Southern Union State Community College
Talladega College
Tennessee Wesleyan University
The Citadel
Thomas University
Toccoa Falls College
Troy University
Truett McConnell University
University of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama in Huntsville
University of Arizona
University of Georgia
University of Kentucky
University of Mississippi
University of North Georgia
University of South Alabama
University of South Carolina
University of Tampa
University of Tennessee
University of Tennessee Chattanooga
University of West Georgia
University System of Georgia eCampus
Valdosta State University
Wesleyan College
West Georgia Technical College
Western Carolina University
Winthrop University
Xavier University
Young Harris College

Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops that are held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose sole mission is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in post-secondary education for students in Georgia.

High school juniors and seniors from all Coweta high schools will have opportunities to meet with higher education representatives to ask questions about their institutions and schedule tours. The Georgia Student Finance Commission will also be in attendance to talk about the financial aid opportunities such as the HOPE scholarship.

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