Enjoy a day at the fair at Co-Lin

Published 12:01 am Monday, October 10, 2011

Everyone is invited to the fair . . . the Co-Lin Natchez Campus 2011 College Fair.

Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez is happy to sponsor our 21st annual college fair this Tuesday. More than two dozen college representatives, military recruiters and other agencies are scheduled to be on hand at the exciting event.

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

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“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.

Here is a list of the Mississippi schools who have been invited and traditionally send representatives: Alcorn State University, 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: 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 Louisiana at Monroe and University of New Orleans.

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@colin.edu.

Nancy McFarland is the academic counselor at Copiah-Lincoln Community College.