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September 21, 2006 - Grand Rapids, Michigan (September 22, 2006) - Most high school seniors and many juniors are looking toward that next step in their education – College! The process is being made a little easier for the prospective college-bound students with Grand Rapids College Night 2006, on Wednesday, October 4. The fair will be held in the Aquinas College Field House (1580 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids), from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This will be the only college fair for high school students in Kent County this fall.

Prospective college students and their parents can attend the fair free of charge. Representatives from more than 60 colleges, universities and military branches nationwide will attend the college fair to answer questions about their institutions and provide printed materials students can take with them. In addition, a college financial aid expert will be on hand to address any questions about financing college education.

Among the institutions confirmed for College Night 2006 are:

Adrian College
Alaska Pacific University
Albion College
Alma College
Andrews University
Aquinas College
Baker College
Booker Institute of Cosmetology
Butler University
Calvin College
Central Michigan University
College for Creative Studies
Concordia University – Ann Arbor
Cornerstone University
Davenport University
Denison University
DePauw University
Eastern Michigan University
Ferris State University
Finlandia University
Grace Bible College
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Hillsdale College
Holy Cross College
Hope College
Kalamazoo College
Kendall College of Art & Design
Kettering University
Kuyper College
Lake Superior State University
Lawrence Technological University
Loyola University Chicago
Madonna University
Marquette University
Miami University
Michigan Air National Guard
Michigan Army National Guard
Michigan State University
Michigan Tech University
Muskegon Community College
Northern Michigan University
Northwood University
Oakland University
Olivet College
Purdue University
Saginaw Valley State University
Siena Heights University
Spring Arbor University
St. Mary’s Notre Dame
U.S. Air Force
University of Dayton
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Michigan
University of Notre Dame
Valparaiso University
Wayne State University
Western Michigan University
Xavier University

If you would like additional information on College Night 2006 on October 4, 2006, visit the Aquinas College Admissions Website.

You can also visit the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Web Site at for additional College Nights around the state.