OsCCA and SUNY Oswego are confident that hosting this evening college fair will prove to be beneficial to both our participating families as well as college representatives. Lisa Roman, Oswego High School Counselor and President of the Oswego County Counselors Association is "excited to partner with SUNY Oswego to offer our families in Oswego County an opportunity to talk with college admissions representatives. We are hoping that providing an evening college fair in Oswego County will encourage students and their parents to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about colleges of interest."
Every October, the Oswego County Counselors Association organizes a daytime college fair for students that is hosted by Cayuga Community College. Each high school in Oswego County buses students to Cayuga Community College's Fulton campus, where college representatives meet with interested students.
However, this spring event hosted at SUNY Oswego will be the first evening college fair in the immediate Oswego County area. Dan Griffin, Director of Admissions at Oswego State, feels the timing is right for students beginning their college search. "Now more than ever higher education is a family affair. Hosting this event in the evening will hopefully provide the opportunity for families to begin the process together." To that end, all age groups are welcome to attend.
Over 60 colleges and universities are expected to be in attendance at College Night on April 28, with college admissions representatives available to answer questions from students and their families. In addition, two thirty-minute information sessions will be offered giving advice on how to navigate the college application process, and a financial aid table will be staffed by SUNY Oswego financial aid experts. For more information, including the latest list of participating colleges, visit www.oswego.edu/collegenight.