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Tribune Publishing Virtual College Fair

Connecting Universities, Colleges, Vocational Schools & More with Prospective Students, Parents & Families

  • Virtual events are safe, convenient & here to stay! Tribune Publishing is proud to launch this FREE online event series and content hub in August 2021; designed to provide students, parents and families easy access to the latest higher education information.
  • This interactive, easy-to-navigate event experience will feature a wide variety of schools and exhibitors from all over the country, expert keynote speakers, virtual campus tours, live chats and fun giveaways.
  • Tribune Publishing is a media company, headquartered in Chicago, IL, and rooted in award-winning journalism. With 10 newspaper brands under our umbrella across the country, we strongly support the development of educated, informed and engaged citizens through higher education.
  • The event series and content hub will be available LIVE or at you leisure on-demand for over 2 weeks.
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Students and their parents/guardians will:

  • Get answers directly from college representatives.
  • Interact with representatives from several colleges.
  • Discover new colleges that were not on your radar.
  • Narrow down your shortlist.
  • Find out about financial aid.
  • Save money on campus visits.
  • Learn about military options – ROTC.
  • Learn how to prepare for college.

Students and their parents/guardians will:

  • Get answers directly from college representatives.
  • Interact with representatives from several colleges.
  • Discover new colleges that were not on your radar.
  • Narrow down your shortlist.
  • Find out about financial aid.
  • Save money on campus visits.
  • Learn about military options – ROTC.
  • Learn how to prepare for college.

Past Speakers & Topics

"Who Gets In and Why" – NYT Higher Education Best-Selling Author Jeff Selingo talks to Grown & Flown Co-Founder, Lisa Heffernan

Jeff Selingo NYT Higher Education Best-Selling Author, Special Advisor/Professor of Practice at Arizona State University and Lisa Heffernan NYT Business Best-Selling Author and Co-Founder/Co-Author of Grown & Flown

“Who Gets In and Why” – NYT Higher Education Best-Selling Author Jeff Selingo talks to Grown & Flown Co-Founder, Lisa Heffernan
Know Before You Go: How to Select an Appropriate Major

Alina Dominguez
Manager of Academic Advising Services

College of Arts, Sciences & Education
Florida International University

Know Before You Go: How to Select an Appropriate Major
First Generation @ FIU, Real Challenges, Real Triumphs: Resources and Opportunities for First Generation Students

Justin Childs and Elliott Warner
Admissions Coordinators

Florida International University

First Generation @ FIU, Real Challenges, Real Triumphs: Resources and Opportunities for First Generation Students
Conceptos Básicos de Ayuda Financiera(Financial Aid Basics Presented in Spanish)

Lazara Franzoi Sardinas
Financial Aid Officer III

Florida International University

Conceptos Básicos de Ayuda Financiera
(Financial Aid Basics Presented in Spanish)
Applied Learning Advantage: Your Path to an In-demand Career

Dr. John Williams
Dean

Alfred State College – State University of New York SUNY

Applied Learning Advantage: Your Path to an In-demand Career
Welcome Home! A Checklist for Selecting an Inclusive Campus

Nikkie Herman, Chief Diversity Officer & Desmond Davis, Asst. Dir. of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Alfred State College - State University of New York SUNY

Welcome Home! A Checklist for Selecting an Inclusive Campus
Private vs. Public: What's Right for Me?

Victoria Webster-Perez, MLS
Associate Director of Admissions

Stetson University

Private vs. Public: What’s Right for Me?
Alyssa the SAT Expert talks COVID and the future of the SATs: Now that SATs are being canceled and colleges are going test-optional, what does the future look like for the SAT?

Alyssa Bowlby
Co-Founder and Executive Director

Yleana Leadership Foundation; SSA Online College Prep

Alyssa the SAT Expert talks COVID and the future of the SATs: Now that SATs are being canceled and colleges are going test-optional, what does the future look like for the SAT?
What Parents Do that Helps or Hurts During the College Admissions Process

Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington
Co-Founders and Co-Authors

Grown & Flown

What Parents Do that Helps or Hurts During the College Admissions Process
Becoming a Leader through a Master's Degree in Business Administration Offered by Miami Regional University

Dr. Hisham Shaban
Dean, School of Business

Miami Regional University

Becoming a Leader through a Master’s Degree in Business Administration Offered by Miami Regional University
The FAFSA® Explained: What Students and Parents Need to Know

Elaine Rubin
Director of Corporate Communications

Edvisors

The FAFSA® Explained: What Students and Parents Need to Know
How to Navigate Competitive Admissions During the Pandemic

Neha Gupta
Founder & CEO

College Shortcuts

How to Navigate Competitive Admissions During the Pandemic
The Jobs Boom in Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Robert Steele
Chairperson, Computer Science

Capitol Technology University

The Jobs Boom in Artificial Intelligence
Insights into Education and Careers in the Hospitality Industry

Ralph De Bierre
Recruitment Officer

Eastern North America / Brazil Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

Insights into Education and Careers in the Hospitality Industry
Why Should You Choose a University in Europe?

Ralph De Bierre
Recruitment Officer, Eastern North America / Brazil (EHL)
Cora Morrison
Associate Director Undergraduate Programs, North America IE University
Beata Williams, MPA
North American Liaison – Chicago | Guidance & Recruitment Office Bocconi University
Ioana Alexandra Benea
Team Leader - Global Recruitment & Marketing |Global Recruitment Office Modul University Vienna

Why Should You Choose a University in Europe?

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