2008-09-11 / About Town

College fair in Newport this weekend

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) will hold a college fair for students on Aquidneck Island and the surrounding towns on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Newport campus.

The event will include a seminar on financing a college education, presented by the Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Representatives from a dozen colleges, universities and technical schools as well as the College Planning Center, the Higher Education Assistance Authority and the Youth Services Division of the Department of Labor and Training will be available to answer questions.

The East Bay Community Action Program will provide free childcare and light refreshments will be served.

For more information about preparing for college, visit www. ribghe.org/col-prep.htm.

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