Ag in the Classroom will be hosting a College Ag Day on Thursday, November 15th from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Rock River Center, 810 S 10th Street, Oregon.  This is a great opportunity for area students to meet locally with representatives of various colleges and universities. 

The following schools who offer agriculture programs are planning on attending:  Black Hawk College-East, Highland Community College, Joliet Junior College, Kishwaukee College, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, Western Illinois University, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Sauk Valley Community College and Wyotech.

Prior to meeting with the colleges, a 15 minute interactive workshop will be led by University of Illinois Extension Program Coordinator Melinda Charbonneau. She will be offering advice and tips to prospective students to make the most out of their visit to the College Fair. Topics covered will include: Introducing Yourself to College Reps; Questions to Ask College Reps; and How To Follow-Up After Attending a College Fair.  

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If you are interested in majoring in agriculture, please feel free to attend the program and utilize this opportunity to meet with college and university representatives.  

If you have any questions regarding the day or know a student who would like to attend, please contact the University of Illinois Extension in Ogle County at (815) 732-2191. We hope you will take advantage of this great opportunity!

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