2019 Raleigh National CollegeFair, the largest collegefair in this part of North Carolina.
Students and families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from nearly 200 colleges, as well as attend workshops on testing, application tips, essay writing and how to finance a college education.
WHAT: Raleigh National CollegeFair WHERE: Raleigh Convention Center WHEN: Tuesday, March 19th from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm COST: There is no charge to attend.
REGISTER:Students are highly encouraged to register online prior to coming to the fair. This enables them to spend more time connecting with representatives and less time waiting to register on site. See flyer below
#YouthCulture – A Workshop Series hosted at The Poe Center
The Poe Center’s #YouthCulture program is designed to empower parents and guardians by providing insight into the environment and culture around our youth. Each workshop explores how the developing adolescent brain shapes perceptions and behavior. All participants will receive a free packet of supportive materials and resources. Covered topics will include substance use, Internet safety, sexting, and healthy dating relationships. In addition, we will explore ways to enhance parent-child communication. Opioids 101 February 7th, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center Learn about the growing concern of opioid use in our communities and how to recognize the risk factors, signs and symptoms, as well as steps and resources to keep children from opioid use. NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board hours available. Light snacks & door prizes!
Healthy Teen Relationships February 21st, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center Learn to recognize warning signs of unhealthy dating relationships and potential dating violence. In addition, participants will learn current sexting statistics and trends as well as North Carolina laws.
Adolescent Brain Development and the Role of Social Media March 7th, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center Learn about current research on adolescent brain development and teen risk perception. Participants will also explore how a risk perception impacts a teen’s engagement with social media and Internet security.
E-Cigarettes 101 March 21st, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center This program addresses the growing concern of e-cigarettes and youth. Participants will explore adolescent brain development and effects of e-cigarettes as we cover the latest research. We will also take a look at the risk factors for use, and the protective factors that help prevent use. A discussion on resources and strategies for increasing protective factors with our youth will leave attendees with tools for the next steps.
Youth Program: Understanding Vaping March 21st, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 pm Held at the same time as our adult E-Cigarettes 101 program, this program for youths addresses the growing concern of e-cigarettes and youth. Participants will learn about the addictive nature of nicotine and how addiction impacts the brain. We will address risk factors for addictive behaviors, substance addiction warning signs, and the signs of a nicotine medical emergency.
Adolescent Brain Development and Addiction April 4th, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center Learn how early onset substance use affects the development of the adolescent brain. Participants will learn important skills and resources to address the trends in substance use today.
Navigating “The Talk” May 2nd, 2019 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Poe Center Learn about resources and tools to assist you in developing and tailoring the talk to your teen about social media, teen relationships, and substance use.
You are invited to join us Saturday, November 10, 2018, for East Carolina University’s Multicultural Appreciation Day Experience. MADE at ECU will provide students with a rich multicultural campus experience as they explore what student life at ECU has to offer.
Women in Bio - RTP presents Young Women in Bio: College Prep Workshop Young Women In Bio-RTP is hosting a workshop on Saturday, September 29, 2018 for girls in 11th-12th grade interested in studying STEM in college. The workshop will feature presentations on leadership and professional growth, college applications, and undergraduate research. Industry professionals and college administrators will give presentations. There will also be an open panel discussion with undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals on topics like choosing a major, opportunities for STEM majors in college, and where to go after earning your undergraduate degree.
Please complete the YWIB permission forms located here. Learn more and register for this event YWIB Participant Age Range 11th to 12th grade Walk-Ins Accepted? Walk-ins and guests are not accepted – be sure to register early! Program 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration 10:00 a.m. -11:15 a.m. Women in Leadership presentation by Tracy Jenkins and Betsy Smith 11:25 am. - 12:00 p.m. Admissions Presentation by Goodnight Scholars 12:00 pm. - 12:30 p.m. Undergraduate Research Presentation 12:30 pm. - 1:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Pricing Information Members: Free Non-Members: Free Registration Deadline September 27, 2018 Event Date/Time Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST Maximum Capacity 60 Venue Durham County Library - South Regional Library 4505 S Alston Ave Durham NC, 27713
William Peace University
Recently recognized by industry leaders for an innovative approach to college open houses, William Peace University is excited to announce our 2018-2019 Peace Preview dates. During Peace Preview students will have the opportunity to explore academic interests with college faculty and staff, experience life on campus that we call our Pacer family, and partake in our own food truck rodeo! Please direct students to our website for Peace Preview registration. https://www.peace.edu/admissions-aid/plan-a-visit/
2018-2019 Peace Preview Dates October 13th November 10th March 23th
April 6th #GoingtoWPU- A special open house for admitted student who may or may not be still trying to make their final college decision
Visit VCUarts in Richmond, Virginia and we promise you’ll never want to leave. This city was rated the number one destination for food travel (National Geographic 2016) and one of the top 10 cities for millennial entrepreneurs (Thumbtack 2015).
Open Houses Saturday, October 6 Saturday, October 27 (also a National Portfolio Day) Open houses include tours, meetings with VCUarts students and faculty, portfolio reviews and audition prep. More information about Open House