Harrison College Sponsors Center For Leadership Development's College Prep Conference & College Fair

Top Quote Corporate Partnership Division Of Harrison College Supports The Advancement Of Minority Youth In Central Indiana With Sponsorship Of 6th Annual College Prep Conference Aug. 10. End Quote
  • Indianapolis, IN (1888PressRelease) August 08, 2013 - Harrison College, a private sector college serving more than 4,000 students worldwide, has announced that its corporate partnership division will sponsor the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) 6th Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Indiana Convention Center, located at 100 S. Capitol Avenue. The event, which will take place from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., is hosted by CLD, an organization dedicated to fostering the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment.

    The College Prep Conference & College Fair will expose students and parents throughout the state of Indiana to the idea of college as an accessible option, as well as inform them of the many opportunities that a college education and degree affords graduates. The conference will include a number of informative and interactive sessions, including Creating a Standout Application, Financial Aid 101 and Parent Purpose: Your Role in the College Admission Process, among others. The event will provide students and parents alike with a comprehensive understanding of the entire college readiness process - including working hard in school, applying for admission, seeking scholarship opportunities, applying for financial aid and tips for excelling as a college student.

    Invested in empowering minority youth in Indiana and beyond, Harrison College's corporate partnerships division will be sponsoring a table at the conference, and members of the corporate partnerships' staff will be on hand to talk with students and parents throughout the event. The event is open to students in grades 8 through 12, as well as their parents and guardians. Registration is $15 per guest and includes breakfast and lunch. For more information on CLD's Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair, visit http://bit.ly/1avBDB0.

    "Harrison College is excited to sponsor CLD's 6th Annual College Prep Conference & College Fair," said Neil Stanley, regional president of corporate partnerships at Harrison College. "CLD is truly a wonderful organization, as they have worked tirelessly to empower and inspire youth through helping them set meaningful goals and motivating them to pursue excellence and success. We are honored to take part in their annual conference in support of providing resources for both youth and parents alike to help guide them through the college process."

    "At Harrison College we are devoted to supporting youth and diversity initiatives throughout Indiana and beyond," said Alan Bacon, partnership consultant and diversity manager at Harrison College. "We are proud of our platform to create an environment that encourages community cohesiveness, and we strongly support and echo CLD in its mission for preparing the youth of our community for the highest levels of personal achievement and development, career success and an overall enhanced quality of life."

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    Founded in 1902, Harrison College is a career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 4,000 students worldwide. The institution grants associate's and bachelor's degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice and veterinary technology, as well as through its culinary division, The Chef's Academy. Harrison College offers students a customized learning environment that could include online, traditional classroom at one of its 11 campuses or two culinary schools, or through a combination of both. Harrison College campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and the institution is a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). For more information, visit http://www.harrison.edu or call (888) 544-4422.

    Kathleen Donnelly
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    kathleen ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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