Sept. 18 College Fair Will Showcase More Than 90 Colleges, Universities

August 30, 2011

The 21st annual St. Charles Regional College Fair is scheduled for 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, in the College Center on the campus of St. Charles Community College. More than 90 colleges, universities and technical schools from more than 16 states as well as the armed services will be represented at this free event.

“This year, we wanted to increase the number of career and educational opportunities for high school juniors and seniors, as well as SCC students,” said Mary Jo Grimm, student outreach coordinator at SCC. “Several new schools will be represented, as well as reputable private and public institutions.”

Representatives will assist prospective students with the college selection process. Branches of the military will also be represented at the fair, including the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and U.S. Air Force ROTC.

Admission is free. Many handouts, catalogs and other helpful information will be available to help high school juniors and seniors with their college search. Representatives will also help current SCC students with their transfer process.

Some of the schools that will be attending, organized by state: COLORADO – Regis University; ILLINOIS – Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing, Columbia College-Chicago, Dominican University, Eastern Illinois University, Lincoln Christian University, McKendree University, Millikin University, Rockford College, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville; INDIANA – Butler University, De Pauw University, Wabash College; IOWA – Drake University, Iowa Weslyan; KANSAS – Cornell, Kansas State University; KENTUCKY – Murray State University; MISSISSIPPI – University of Mississippi; MISSOURI – Chamberlain College of Nursing, Culver-Stockton College, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, Harris-Stowe State University, ITT Technical Institute, Lindenwood University, Logan College of Chiropractic, Maryville University, Missouri College, Missouri Southern State University, Missouri State University, Missouri Tech, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Northwest Missouri State University, Ranken Technical College, Rockhurst University, St. Charles Community College, Southeast Missouri State University, Southwest Baptist University, Truman State University, University of Central Missouri, University of Missouri-Columbia, Washington University, Webster University, Westminster College, William Jewell College, William Woods University; NEBRASKA – Creighton University; OHIO – Denison University; SOUTH CAROLINA – Clemson University; TENNESSEE – Knox College; ARMED SERVICES – U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Air Force ROTA.

To see an up-to-date list of participating colleges, universities, technical schools and armed services, visit Directions to the SCC campus and a campus map are at the bottom of the Web page. Free parking is available. The closest parking lot to the College Center is the Yellow Lot.

For more information on the College Fair, call College Fair coordinators Mary Jo Grimm at 636-922-8226 or Jean Dickens at 636-922-8234. 

Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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