The Central Educational Center (CEC) will host representatives from over 60 colleges, schools and universities during its College Probe Fair and Open House October 3, starting at 6:00 p.m.
Students and parents will also be able to learn more about academic and career-based courses for high school students at the CEC Charter and Career Academy, as well as work-based learning opportunities offered through CEC.
The event is free and open to the public. All high school juniors and seniors are urged to attend the event, where exhibiting educational institutions will offer information about their programs, courses of study and admissions. Students and parents will also have opportunities to meet with higher education representatives to ask questions about their institutions and schedule tours.
Students who plan to attend are encouraged to visit www.gaprobe.org before the event to register for a barcode.
The full list of institutions expected at the October 3 Probe Fair includes:
Abraham Baldwin College (ABAC)
Agnes Scott College
University of Alabama – Birmingham
Albany State University
Armstrong State University
Atlanta Metropolitan College
Auburn University – Montgomery
Clayton State University
College of Coastal Georgia
Columbus State University
Dalton State College
Emmanuel College – Georgia
Fort Valley State University
Georgia College and State University
Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Military College
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southwestern State University
Georgia State University
Georgia Student Finance Commission
Gordon State College
Jacksonville State University
Kennesaw State University
Middle Georgia State University
Middle Tennessee State University
Mississippi State University
University of Mississippi
University of North Georgia
Savannah State University
Southern Crescent Tech. College
Southern Union State Comm. College
Southern Univ & A&M College
Sweet Briar College
Toccoa Falls College
University of Georgia
Valdosta State University
Virginia Commonwealth University
West Georgia Technical College
University of West Georgia
Western Carolina University
Young Harris College
Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops that are held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose sole mission is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in post-secondary education for students in Georgia. CEC Counselor Dawn revere organizes the local Probe event.
High school juniors and seniors from all Coweta high schools will have opportunities to meet with higher education representatives to ask questions about their institutions and schedule tours. The Georgia Student Finance Commission will also be in attendance to talk about the financial aid opportunities such as FAFSA and the HOPE scholarship.
The Probe Fair will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at CEC’s campus at 160 Martin Luther King Drive in Newnan. CEC will also hold their annual Open House during the evening. For more information, contact CEC at 678-423-2000, Ext. 292.