Upcoming: 13th Annual HBCU College Recruitment Fairs

UNITED COLLEGE ACTION NETWORK (U-CAN) PRESENTS THE U-CAN ELEVENTH ANNUAL HISTORICALLY BLACKCOLLEGE RECRUITMENT FAIR SEPTEMBER10 – 19, 2012, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REGION and CONTINUES EXPANSION IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA.

The United College Action Network (U-CAN), of Sacramento, California, Nehemiah Corporation of America and New Faze Development in partnership with Elk Grove Unified School District, Sacramento City Unified School District, Twin Rivers Unified District, Oakland Unified School District, Vallejo Unified School District, Clark County School District, Nevada, Las Vegas NAACP, a consortium of education partners in, Northern California and Las Vegas Nevada and local community organizations wishes to announce the upcoming Thirteenth Annual Black College Recruitment Fair.

U-CAN President Alan H. Rowe states, “Last years regional event drew more than 15,000 students and parents from Sacramento, surrounding counties and expanded to Las Vegas, Nevada. The College Fair was an overwhelming success with many students receiving on the spot admissions and scholarship offers.” Event coordinators anticipate this year’s attendance draw over 20,000 as the college fair expands its outreach in Las Vegas, Nevada. Representatives from more than forty of the countries leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Official representatives for the colleges and universities will be recruiting college bound students on-site during the weeklong event. Interested high school and college students will have the opportunity to receive preliminary “on-the-spot” admissions, scholarships, financial aid information and face-to-face exposure with many of the most respected historically black institutions of higher learning within the United States.

A partial list of participating colleges includes: Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University, Benedict College, Clark Atlanta University, Dillard University, Grambling State University, Hampton University, Howard University, Johnson C. Smith University, Morehouse College, Morgan State University, North Carolina A & T State University, South Carolina State University, Texas Southern University, Tuskegee University, Virginia State University and Xavier University of Louisiana, among many other colleges and universities. Each college fair event is free and open to the public and all students.

Students who wish to apply and qualify for “on-the-spot” admissions andscholarships should bring an official transcript, if available, and acopy of their ACT/SAT test scores, if taken, for each college application they plan to complete. All high school and community college studentsand their parents will not want to miss this annual college planning event and opportunity. This event is open to all students. For moreinformation visit us on the web atwww.ucangotocollege.orgor contactAlan H. Rowe at (916) 921-UCAN (8226)ucangotocollege@comcast.net

13th Annual HBCU Recruitment FairScheduled locations, times and dates are as follows:

Monday, September 10, 2012

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

1735 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Vallejo High School

840 Nebraska Street, Vallejo, California 94590

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Laney College

900 Fallon Street -Oakland, California 94607

Thursday, September 13, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  Grant Union High School

1400 Grand Avenue  – Sacramento, California 95838

Friday, September 14, 2012

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Sacramento Charter High School

2315 34th Street – Sacramento, CA 95817

Saturday, September 15, 2012

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Monterey Trail High School

8661 Power Inn Road  -Elk Grove, California  95624


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