Paying for college
Making peer-to-peer connections
Student support services
Interest and skill identification
Join Us For A Special Event For The African/African American Communities
College and Career Readiness Fair
Colleges and universities across the state will be here to help you prepare for education and career opportunities
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Weber State University
Registration: 8 - 9 a.m.
Conference: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
College & Career Expo: 1 - 3 p.m.
Bring your resume to the Employment Fair!
Fifth-annual “Expect the Great” hosted by Weber State University
October 13th, 2015
The fifth-annual “Expect the Great” college and career fair was held on October 10 at Weber State University (WSU). The free event is a college and career awareness conference targeting members of the African, African-American and black communities to provide information, resources and other support to increase college participation, retention and graduation.
Applying for financial aid
Learning to navigate college from start to finish
College, career, and life
A professional development session for counselors and administrators on trends in public schools and in the juvenile criminal-justice system
The conference has been a part of a Utah System of Higher Education statewide effort for the past four years. It started with the leadership of Board of Regents Vice Chair France A. Davis seeking an outreach event to increase college access for African-American students. Regent Davis and Utah’s Commissioner of Higher Education David Buhler gave opening remarks at the event. WSU President Wight also attended along with with WSU Provost Miner who gave the institutional welcome. Keynote speaker was Jack Hesleph, Director of Student Employment & Cooperative Education at Salt Lake Community College.
The conference concluded with a college and career exposition, featuring Utah colleges and universities and area employers.