RIC to host 2009 regional college fair Oct. 17

Rhode Island College is the site for the 2009 College Fair sponsored by the Rhode Island Association of Admissions Officers (RIAAO). The RIAAO, in conjunction with Rhode Island high schools, public and private, will sponsor the 33rd Annual Regional College Fair.The fair will be held at the Recreation Center at RIC Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, from 1-3:30 p.m.

Students from all Rhode Island high schools and schools in nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts will be invited to meet with college representatives from across the United States. Over 150 institutions participated in last year’s fair attracting more than 5,000 high school students and parents.

The Rhode Island Board of Higher Education is providing complimentary transportation to the College Fair. For assistance, students should call (401) 456-6016.

The RIAAO fair will be the only one of its kind in Rhode Island during fall 2009 and has been endorsed by the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC).