September 13, 2012 – The Tenth Annual Black College Fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Poughkeepsie High School. Representatives from more than 20 historically black colleges will be in attendance including: Allen University, Bowie State, Cheyney University, Clafin College, Delaware State College, Florida A&M University, Grambling State University, Hampton University, Howard University, Jackson State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Langston University, Lincoln University (PA), Morgan State University, Morehouse College, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Prairie View A&M University, South Carolina State University, Spelman College, Tennessee State University, Tuskegee University, Virginia Union, Winston-Salem State University.
The fair was created to meet the needs of students who are interested in attending historically black four-year colleges. The event is hosted by Dutchess Community College, which will have counselors from the offices of admissions, financial aid and transfer available for consultation. An optional half-hour workshop highlighting the history, relevance and influence of historically black colleges will begin at 6 p.m.
For more information about the fair, contact Carmen McGill, admissions counselor and chair of the Black College Fair, at (845) 431-8010.