Mid-Ohio Valley College Night returns to Marietta

college-bannersThe 10th annual Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is coming to the Marietta College campus once again bringing along with it more than 75 colleges and universities.

From 6:30-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, high school students can learn more about their options for post-secondary education. Co-sponsored by Marietta College and The Marietta Times, the event will be held in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on the College’s campus. High School students from 15 counties, along with their parents, are invited to attend.

These counties include Athens, Guernsey, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Vinton and Washington counties in Ohio as well as Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Tyler, Wetzel, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia. Last year’s attendance at the college night included students and parents from almost 30 high schools in the region.

The college fair is designed for high school students beginning their college search who are looking for either two- or four-year institutions, a military organization, or a trade or technical school. It gives those interested the opportunity to speak face-to-face with representatives.

Marietta College officials are pleased to bring this valuable program to the region’s students and families.

“The Mid-Ohio Valley College Night is a great experience for local high school students to interact with more than 75 colleges and universities,” said Josh Thrash, event organizer. “The idea of this event is to get students engaged in the higher education mode of thinking. We are committed to an event that promotes higher education opportunities for our local area.”