HURON, Ohio – From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, Bowling Green State University Firelands College will host the 41st Annual College Night.  

Information tables from more than 60 colleges and universities will be in the main conference room of the Cedar Point Center.  The program is free and open to the public.  Parking is available in the Cedar Point Center lot adjacent to the building.  High school students and adults will have the opportunity to obtain literature and speak with admissions representatives from a wide variety of colleges, universities and schools of nursing.

Sixty-six institutions of higher education in Ohio will participate in the program this year. Colleges and universities participating include:

Ashland University, Baldwin-Wallace College, BGSU Firelands, BGSU Firelands/LCCC Nursing Program, Bluffton University, Bowling Green State University, Case Western Reserve University, Cedarville College, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland State University, Defiance College, DeVry University, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, Heidelberg University, Hiram College, Hocking Technical College, John Carroll University, Lorain County Community College, Lourdes College, Kent State University, Lake Erie College, Malone University, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Muskingum College, North Central State College, Notre Dame College of Ohio, Ohio Business College, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio University, OSU Agricultural Technical Institute, Owens Community College, Terra Community College, The Ohio State University, The School of Advertising Art, University of Akron, University of Findlay, University of Toledo, University of Toledo College of Nursing, Ursuline College, Virginia Marti College of Art & Design, Walsh University, Wilmington College, and Youngstown State University.

This year numerous out of state colleges will be represented including: Albion College, Ball State University, Bethany College, Ferris State University, Gannon University, Grace College, Hillsdale College, Kettering University, Liberty University, Madonna University, Oakland University, Robert Morris University, Thomas More College, Trine University, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Valparaiso University, West Virginia University, and Wheeling Jesuit University.

“BGSU Firelands is pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to the community,” said Director of Enrollment Management & Student Retention Services Debralee Divers.

 “Anyone interested in attending college will have the chance to speak personally with representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities located in Ohio and surrounding states.  This initial contact with an institution of higher learning can help potential students make some early decisions about colleges and college majors. It may seem early in the year to think about college admission, but actually, now is exactly the right time to initiate the admissions and financial aid application process which can take several months to complete,” said Divers.

 For more information, contact the BGSU Firelands Office of Admissions at 419‑433‑5560 Ext. 20686 or 800‑322‑4787.  Email:

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