Tolles to host Madison County College Fair Sept. 25

Staff report

Tolles Career and Technical Center will host the annual Madison County College Fair later this month with representative from dozens of area colleges in attendance.

The event will be held from 9 to 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25 at the center, 7877 U.S. Route 42 South, Plain City.

Admission is free and open to juniors and seniors in high school or parent and adults looking to explore post-secondary opportunities.

More than 50 post-secondary institutions are expected to be present during the annual event for students and parents exploring what’s next after high school. According to Susie Boggs, a school counselor at Tolles and the event organizer, the college fair is also a great opportunity for the community to learn more about various colleges.

“While students from area high schools are our main target with this event, we would also invite parents and adult learners to attend who are interested in post-secondary options,” offered Boggs.

Parking is free and will be available in the Tolles student parking lot behind the school building.

Some of the colleges slated to be at Tolles include Ashland University, Bluffton University, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green State University/Aviation, Capital University, Clark State Community College, Cleveland State Community College, Columbus State Community College, Defiance College, Gannon University, Heidelberg University, Hocking College, Indiana University of PA-Academy of Culinary Arts, Kent State University, Lourdes University, Malone University, Manchester University, Marietta College, Marion Technical College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Muskingum University, Northern Kentucky University, Ohio Christian University, Ohio Northern University, Ohio University, Salon Schools Group, School of Advertising Art, Shawnee State University, The Ohio State University, The Ohio State University ATI, Tolles Adult Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Cincinnati, University of Findlay, University of Mount Union, University of Rio Grande, University of Toledo, Urbana University, Walsh University, Wheeling Jesuit University, West Virginia University, Wittenberg University, Wright State University, Youngstown State University, and more.

For more information contact 614-873-4666, ext. 4222 or

Staff report