Gannon University Hosts Regional College Fair
Posted: May 2, 2017
High school and returning education students from the region
will have a perfect opportunity to find out more about nearly 80
colleges and universities at the Northwest Regional College Fair at
The free event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association for
College Admission Counseling (PACAC), will be held Tuesday, May 9,
from 6:30-8 p.m. in Gannon's Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St.
The event is open to the public, but is specifically designed
for high school juniors and sophomores and their parents/families.
It's a great and simple way to collect information on schools, ask
questions and discover the many options and opportunities that
exist for college-bound students.
College-bound students from the region will have the opportunity
to speak with representatives of two-year, four-year and
postgraduate public and private colleges and universities from
seven states. The event allows college-bound students from the area
to survey a wide range of institutions in a short period of
Participating institutions will bring displays and materials to
help students navigate the array of choices facing rising high
school seniors and younger students who want to make their college
plans in advance.
Gannon University's undergraduate admissions department is
organizing the event. Tom Camillo, the department's director said,
"We are proud to serve as the host institution for the PACAC
Northwest Regional College Fair. This is a wonderful opportunity
for high school students and parents from Ohio, New York and
Pennsylvania to engage with representatives from a variety of
colleges and universities from across the country and to find out
what they have to offer as institutions. Hopefully, students will
use this opportunity to start to develop lists of schools they may
like to visit personally as early as this summer."