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College PAnel Nights

This page is dedicated to outside opportunities that have been made available to our girls through the Counseling Department.

College Open Houses and Information Sessions

Mount Aloysius College

Open House Schedule
Sunday, September 29th
Sunday October 27th
Saturday November 23rd

University of Pennsylvania

Experience Penn – A Panel with Recent Graduates
Location: NACAC National College Fair at the Pennsylvania Convention Center
When: Sunday October 20th at 11:00AM

Kutztown University College of Business Open House

October 11, 2019 from 9:00am- 1:00pm
Students will have the opportunity to meet professors and current students, learn about programs in Business Administration and Sport Management, discuss internships, clubs, and optional minor programs, and tour the campus.

Register online: www.kutztown.edu/visit

VCUarts Open House

Saturday, October 5th (also National Portfolio Day)
Saturday, October 26th

During Open Houses, students can receive portfolio reviews, meet VCUarts faculty, tour arts studios, and much more! During National Portfolio Day, students receive portfolio reviews from art school representatives from around the nation.

For a full list of events please visit www.arts.vcu.edu/events-in-your-areaFor more information about National Portfolio Days please visit www.nationalportfolioday.org

Boston University Information Session 

Boston University will host a reception in Philadelphia for high school juniors and seniors and their families. This is a wonderful opportunity for your students to learn more about BU and the college application process. The presentation will take place at William Penn Charter School on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM, but families should arrive approximately 30 minutes before check-in. All students who plan to attend should RSVP on http://www.bu.edu/admissions/visit-us/bu-in-your-area/

Sunday, September 22, 2019
William Penn Charter School
Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts
3000 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Penn State Days 

September 21st- October 19th
Visit Penn State’s Campuses to learn more about their powerful network across the state of Pennsylvania. These campus wide open houses will include meetings with admissions representatives, campus tours, and more.

  • Saturday, September 21st : Abington, Beaver, Berks, DuBois, Greater Alleghney, Harrisburg, Mont Alto, Shenango
  • Sunday, September 22nd : Scranton
  • Tuesday, September 24th : Fayette
  • Saturday, September 28th : Altoona, Behrend, Brandywine, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, New Kensignton
  • Sunday, September 29th : Wilkes-Barre
  • Saturday, October 5th : Schuylkill
  • Saturday, October 19th : York

Register online: www.openhouse.psu.edu

Lock Haven University Open House

During Open Houses, receive information about Lock Haven University, meet admission counselors, tour the campus, and much more!

Pick your Open House: October 14th (Seniors Only), October 26th, November 9th, and April 25th For more information and to register please visit www.lockhaven.edu/visit

Carnegie Mellon Fall Information Sessions

Carnegie Mellon is hitting the road this fall! We'll be offering an Information Session in your area, and we look forward to meeting your students.

Our Information Sessions offer an experiential look at the university through student and faculty stories. During the hour-long session, prospective students will learn more about our colleges and programs, admission and financial aid, and life as a student in Pittsburgh.

For a full list of our off-campus Information Sessions, please visit Carnegie Mellon's website. If you would like to attend, register here.

Schreyer Honors College; Fall Scholars Day

The Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University will host its Fall Scholars Day Open House on Friday, September 27. This is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn more about the Schreyer Honors College and Penn State through current student panels and presentations by deans and the Admissions staff. The event also includes information sessions with the University's academic colleges.

The day on campus will include: An information session, a presentation from a panel of current Scholars, Lunch and a Q&A session with our dean and other Schreyer staff, and Tours of campus and Honors housing

For more information and to register please visit: Fall Scholars Day

Prologue to Ursinus: Diversity Overnight Program

October 17th-19th

Ursinus College invites seniors who represent the many dimensions of diversity to apply for Prologue to Ursinus: Diversity Overnight Program. While all are welcome to apply, our selection process will prioritize students from ethnically diverse backgrounds or students of color, first-generation college students, or those from families with limited financial resources.

For more details and a schedule of the program, please visit: www.ursinus.edu/prologue

The University of Scranton Open House

During Open Houses, receive information about The University of Scranton, meet admission counselors, tour the campus, and much more!

Pick your Open House: October 20th or November 3rd

For more information and to register please visit www.scranton.edu/openhouse

NACAC National College Fairs

National College Fairs allow students to interact one-on-one with college admission representatives from a wide range of postsecondary institutions. - Philadelphia, Sunday October 20th.

NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs

NACAC hosts 26 Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs nationwide each fall. These FREE events offer a unique opportunity for the growing number of students pursuing a college degree in music, theater, art, dance, and other related disciplines. - Philadelphia, Monday November 4th.

NACAC STEM College and Career Fairs

Meet face-to-face with hundreds of college representatives and industry professionals at an upcoming STEM Fair. Get your questions answered about majors, careers, internships, scholarships, and more! - New Jersey, Saturday October 12th.

For more information and to register please visit https://www.nacacfairs.org/

College Essay Essentials with Kaplan

Start with finding a topic. Finish with a full essay. Admissions experts from Story2 teach you how to write powerful college essays using proven storytelling methods.

Saturday, 9/21 at 2 PM

For more information and to register please visit: https://www.kaptest.com/class/AKKV192024?utm_source=pc-advisor&utm_medium=offline&utm_term=34576727&utm_content=email&utm_campaign=college-essay-essentials

Kaplan’s PSAT Prep Live

Free live lessons start October 12. Start studying with free quizzes and a practice test. Then stream must-know math, reading, and writing strategies with teachers, Boris and Stephanie.

For more information and to register please visit: https://www.kaptest.com/psat/free/psat-prep-live?utm_source=pc-advisor&utm_medium=offline&utm_term=34576727&utm_content=email&utm_campaign=psat-prep-live


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Information Session

During the information session, admission officers will discuss academics, student life, financial aid, and how to apply. There will also be a Q&A with both admissions officers and local alumni/ae. 

Philadelphia Area Information Session: Sunday September 15th at Germantown Academy

For more information and to register please visit: www.mitadmissions.org/rsvp

Tyler School of Art and Architecture 2019-2020 Pre-College and Adult Weekend Workshops

Fall 2019 Session: October 5th to November 23rd

Spring 2020 Session: February 1st to March 21st

Program offerings include a variety of subjects such as drawing, ceramics, painting, digital design, and character design.

Visit this site for more information: https://tyler.temple.edu/registration-and-information

University of Dayton Open Houses


Dates: September 29th, October 20th, November 10th
Address: 300 College Park, Dayton, Ohio 45469

Philadelphia Architecture and Design College Fair

Date: October 19th
Time: 10AM-2PM

Registration link: https://noncredit.temple.edu/portal/events/reg/participantTypeSelection.do?method=load&entityId=27221447

Temple University- Tyler School of Art & Architecture
Architecture Building
2001 N 13th Street
Philadelphia PA, 19122

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Miranda Westrick at miranda.westrick@temple.edu or 215-204-9135.

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Open House

During Open Houses, receive information about Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, meet faulty, tour facilities, and learn about the majors!

Open House: Saturday, October 19th from 9:30-1:00

Le Moyne College Open House

Pick your Open House: Sunday October 20th or Sunday November 10th  

During Open Houses, receive information about the college, meet faculty and students, and tour the campus.

For more information: www.lemoyne.edu/openhouse  

Seton Hall University Open House

Pick your Open House: October 27th 2019, November 24th 2019, February 16th 2020, or April 19th 2020  

During Open Houses, receive information about the college, meet faculty and students, and tour the campus.

For more information and to register please visit: www.shu.edu/visiting

Villanova University Information Session

  • Hear from current Villanova students from Philadelphia, as well as representatives from undergraduate admission and financial assistance, at this special event. You’ll learn what it’s like to be a Philly Wildcat!
  • Thursday, October 10th, 2019

For more information and to register please visit: www.villanova.edu/philly

Moravian College

Address: 1200 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018

Senior Select Days: 9/23, 10/9, 11/7
College for a Day: 10/14
Open House: 11/9
Nursing Twilight Hours: 9/25, 10/16, 11/13

Please refer to moravian.edu/visit or call 610-861-1320 to schedule a visit!

Outside Opportunities

Childcare Opportunity

An alumna from the Class of 2003 is in search of childcare for her 2.5 year old son and would like to extend this opportunity to our Nazareth girls. The family lives just a few minutes from Nazareth and would appreciate any help.

For more information on this opportunity, please contact Mrs. Blair Holubec Sullivan '03 at bholubec85@yahoo.com. 

Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

The Pennsylvania CPA Foundation is offering information sessions at various colleges throughout our area to educate students, parents, and school professionals

about careers in accounting. Please follow this link for more information https://www.picpa.org/future-cpas/high-school-accounting-career-days.

TRIP Initiative at William Tennent High School

Dates: Weekly on Saturdays from 1/18/19-4/4/20

             Session A runs 8:30AM-12:30PM

             Session B runs 1:30PM-5:30PM

Apply by 10/27/19 at https://www.tripinitiative.com/apply-to-trip.html

Contact Dr. Amanda Purdy at amanda.purdy@fccc.edu with questions.