HURON, Ohio – From 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, Bowling Green State University Firelands College will host the 43rd Annual College Night.

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.

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.

Fifty-Eight institutions of higher education in Ohio will participate in the program this year. Colleges and universities participating include: Ashland University, Baldwin-Wallace University, BGSU Firelands, BGSU Firelands/LCCC Nursing Program, BGSU Firelands/UT Nursing Program Bluffton University, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green State University ROTC, Capital University, Cedarville College, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland State University, Defiance College, DeVry University, Firelands Regional Medical Center, Heidelberg University, Hiram College, John Carroll University, Kent State, Lake Erie College, Lorain County Community College, Lourdes University, Malone University, Marietta College, Mercy College of Northwest Ohio, Miami University, Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Muskingum University, NEO Med University, Notre Dame College of Ohio, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio Northern University, Ohio University, Ohio Wesleyan University, OSU Agricultural Technical Institute, OSU Mansfield, Otterbein University, Owens Community College, Sandusky Area Health Education Center, Sandusky Career Center, Shawnee State University, Terra State Community College, The Ohio State University, The School of Advertising Art, University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, University of Findlay, University of Mount Union, University of Toledo, University of Toledo College of Nursing, Ursuline College, Walsh University, Wilberforce University, Wilmington College, Youngstown State University.

This year numerous out of state colleges will be represented including: Bethany College, Central Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Gannon University, Indiana Technical, Kendall College of Art & Design, Kettering University, Michigan State University, Northwood University, Oakland University, Robert Morris University (Pennsylvania), Trine University, University of Saint Francis, Virginia Marti College of Art & Design, West Virginia University, 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 or e-mail:

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