Come join Co-Lin for fair

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 24, 2010

Everyone is invited to the fair — the Co-Lin Natchez Campus 2010 College Fair. Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez is happy to sponsor our 20th annual College Fair Wednesday.

More than two dozen college representatives, financial aid advisors, military recruiters and other agencies are scheduled to be on hand at the exciting event.

The activities will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Redd/Watkins Career and Technical Education Center.

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The whole community is invited to attend to meet with the representatives on hand. There is no charge to attend. Several local high schools are planning to bring groups of students, to explore their options for the future.

“This is an excellent opportunity for area students to meet and talk with recruiters and counselors from a wide range of colleges,” said Co-Lin Natchez vice president Teresa Busby. “Of course, we’ll have our own Co-Lin representatives there, too.”

We have invited representative from most of the major public and private colleges and universities in Mississippi, Louisiana, and surrounding states in addition to representatives from all branches of the Armed Forces.

Representatives from the Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning Office of Financial Aid, the Mississippi Teacher Center, Mississippi Job Corps, Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and the U. S. Forest Service are also planning to attend.

Here is a list of the Mississippi schools who have been invited and traditionally send representatives: Alcorn State University, Alcorn State University School of Nursing, Alcorn State University School of Business — Natchez Campus, Belhaven College, Jackson State University, Millsaps College, Mississippi College, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University, Tougaloo College, University of Mississippi, University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey College.

Colleges and universities from Louisiana and surrounding states also participate in the fair.

The following is a list of those invited: Grambling State University, Lane College, Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University Alexandria, Louisiana Tech University, Nashville Auto-Diesel College, Northwestern State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, Southern University, University of Alabama and University of Louisiana at Monroe.

Co-Lin is pleased to offer this community service. We hope to see you at the fair.

For more information, contact me at 601-446-1219 or by e-mail at

Nancy McFarland is an academic counselor at Co-Lin.