Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Brattleboro Center Hosts Area's First Higher Education Fair Sept. 30

Fair will feature representatives from several Brattleboro-area colleges and universities

BRATTLEBORO – Union Institute & University, a private, non-profit university with two locations in Vermont, will host the first Brattleboro Area Higher Education Fair, Thursday, September 30, from 5-7 p.m. at VABEC on Old Guilford Road in Brattleboro. The event is co-sponsored by the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce as part of their September Swing into Fall series and will feature representatives from a number of Brattleboro-area colleges and universities including:

Community College of Vermont
Union Institute & University
Marlboro College
SIT Graduate Institute
Greenfield Community College
Keene State College
Landmark College

Michele Delhaye from VSAC will also be present to answer questions about financing education.

The education fair is ideal for students and parents, as well as faculty and staff from local schools and agencies who want to learn more about high quality degree and continuing education programs located in Brattleboro and neighboring areas. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions about a number of important topics including: graduate education; low-residency and online degree programs; study abroad; and choosing between a two-year specialized or community college.

Informational break-out sessions will be offered for those who want to learn more about a particular college or university, admissions requirements, application processes, and majors, concentrations or specific degree offerings.

The free event will feature door prizes and light refreshments. For more information contact the Brattleboro Center at, or at 802-257-9411.

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