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2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend

Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM

2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend
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Movie Preview and Discussion
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges & Univ Palladium Theater, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 6 PM - 9 PM on Sept. 12 Attendees will enjoy a networking reception, movie preview, and discussion.
299 Tickets Sep 12, 2019 Free  
HBCU College Fair
HBCU College Fair: 1 PM to 4 PM on Sept. 15 Shorecrest Preparatory School, 5101 1st. Street NE Speak to alumni and admissions reps from college and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.
483 Tickets Sep 12, 2019 Free  

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Calling all HBCU alumni, family and friends!

Join members of the Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. to celebrate Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair Reunion Weekend Septemeber 12-15, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Supporting and promoting HBCUs are critical components to Jack and Jill's mission of education and leadership. This year, we are adding some new elements to the celebration which include a host of activities themed HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend:  

 

  • Sept. 12 - Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities -
    Movie preview and discussion at 5:30 p.m. at Palladium Theater

  • Sept. 14 - Champions of Children Hearts Afire (COCHA) Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. at St. Petersburg Country Club

  • Sept. 15 - HBCU College Fair from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Shorecrest Preparatory School

 

During the college fair event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from college and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.

"As an HBCU alumnus, I know that unique college experience strongly influenced my career choice and passion for education," says Roderick Fludd, Shorecrest Director of Diversity and Inclusion. "We at Shorecrest are proud to offer this event, not just to African American families, but to all families in our community who are exploring their options for higher education."

Shorecrest Preparatory School is located at 5101 1st St. NE in St. Petersburg. See schedule below:

12:30 p.m. -      Registration opens (Lobby of Shorecrest Athletic Center)

1-4 p.m.   -        College Fair (Crisp Gym in Shorecrest Athletic Center)

HBCU Admissions and Alumni Representatives
Also featuring informational booths from experts on College Admissions Process, Scholarships & Financial Aid, Greek Life, and more.

Admission to the movie preview and HBCU College Fair is free and open to the public. For more information about HBCU College Fair Reunion events, email HBCUSCJJC@gmail.com or call 727.308.1582.

Event is hosted by Suncoast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with AKA AKAdemy, The St. Petersburg (FL) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, members of the Divine Nine and Pruitt Marketing and Promotions.


Have questions about 2019 HBCU College Fair Reunion Weekend? Contact Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

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Shorecrest Preparatory School
5101 1st St NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33703

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:00 PM


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Suncoast Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

Jack and Jill of America Inc. is a national organization with more than 220 chapters in 35 states and the District of Columbia, representing over 30,000 family members. The core of the Jack and Jill of America philosophy is that every child, if given the proper guidance and opportunity, can be developed into a leader. For more information on the national organization, visit www.jackandjillinc.org.

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