College and Career Night Out is a fun evening designed to help you explore college and career possibilities, gather scholarship information, and find out more about financial aid! There will be free pizza, great informational sessions, and the opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches.

5-6 p.m.

Eat free pizza and meet with college advisors and high school counselors in the cafetorium. Be sure to sign in at the front entrance.

5:30-6 p.m. | Informational sessions

  • Finding Money for College
    College costs keep rising, but there’s a lot of financial aid out there! Come learn about college affordability options, from federal and state aid to community-based scholarship programs.
  • How to Choose a College
    Unsure what college to attend? Newaygo County college advisors will lead a discussion to help guide you toward the school and career path that suits you best!
  • Top Ways to Prepare for College While in High School
    Curious to know what a college is actually looking for in a high school student? Wondering how you might prepare for your next step after high school? Join a high school counselor and college advisor as they discuss how to effectively use your time in high school to prepare for college. Learn about what colleges look for and how you can prepare, starting as early as a freshman, to set yourself up for success in college and beyond.

6-7:30 p.m. | College fair

Meet with representatives from colleges, universities, trade schools, career training programs, and military branches. There will be opportunities to learn more about the FAFSA, Michigan Works! West Central, Telamon, and scholarships available through Fremont Area Community Foundation and Gerber Foundation. Information about Early College Newaygo County, Newaygo County Area Promise Zone, and the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center’s vocational programming will also be available.

College and Career Night Out is brought to you in partnership by Fremont Area Community Foundation and WE CAN! Newaygo County.

Questions? Contact WE CAN! Newaygo County at 231.924.8857.

Confirmed college fair attendees as of October 1:

Adrian College
Air Force ROTC
Alma College
Aquinas College
Baker College
Calvin College
Central Michigan University
College for Creative Studies
Cornerstone University
Davenport University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University’s Eagle Flight Centre
Ferris State University
Grace Christian University
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
Hope College
Indiana Wesleyan University
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
Kuyper College
Lake Superior State University
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan Army National Guard
Michigan State University
Michigan State University-Institute of Agricultural Technology
Michigan Technological University
Mid-Michigan Community College
Muskegon Community College
Northern Michigan University
Nuvo College of Cosmetology
Oakland University
Olivet College
Saginaw Valley State University
Spring Arbor University
United States Air Force Recruiting
United States Army Recruiting
United States Marine Corps Recruiting
United States Navy Recruiting
University of Michigan
University of Michigan-Flint
University of Northwestern Ohio
Valparaiso University
Western Michigan University

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