Bay offering two college night programs for students and parents

IRON MOUNTAIN — Bay College will host two College Night programs. The first is Sunday, Sept. 17 on the Escanaba Bay College Campus. The event will be held in the Besse Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. The second is Monday, Sept. 18 on the Iron Mountain Bay College West Campus from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

College Night provides high school juniors, seniors, parents, college students, and interested community members an opportunity to meet and talk with college representatives from both in-state and out-of-state institutions. Educational opportunities available in the armed services will also be presented.

Jessica LaMarch, director of Admissions at Bay College, is excited about the events. “We’re hoping students and their parents take advantage of this opportunity to visit campus and gather information about college options,” said LaMarch. “It’s important to find the right fit in many categories, including financial criteria, program availability, and institutional personality.”

Almost 50 different college/military representatives from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Indiana will be present for the event. The list includes large and small public colleges and universities, private colleges, and armed services opportunities.

The following colleges and armed services will be represented at College Night 2017: Advanced Welding Institute, Albion College, Baker College, Bay College, Bellin College, Cardinal Stritch University, Central Michigan University, College for Creative Studies, Concordia University – Wisconsin, Douglas J Aveda Institutes, Ferris State University, Finlandia University, Gogebic Community College, Grand Valley State University, Lake Superior State University, Lakeland College, Lawrence Technological University, Lawrence University, Michigan Army National Guard, Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Northern Michigan University, Northwood University, Oakland University, Olivet College, Paul Mitchell The School, Ripon College, Saginaw Valley State University, St. Norbert College, Student Financial Services Bureau, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, University of Michigan – Flint, University of Saint Francis – Fort Wayne Indiana, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, University of Wisconsin – Madison, University of Wisconsin – Marinette, University of Wisconsin -Oshkosh, University of Wisconsin – Stout, US Army, US Naval Academy, Vermillion Community College, and Western Michigan University.

There will be no better opportunity to obtain so much information from so many sources in one evening. Anyone interested in furthering their education is encouraged to attend.