Contact: Dean Jackson Office of Public Information
Phone: 770.254.2736
Fax: 770.254.2807

September 13, 2018

Annual Probe College Fair Held at CEC October 9

2018 PROBE FairThe Central Educational Center (CEC) will host representatives from over 60 colleges, schools and universities during its College Probe Fair and Open House on October 9, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Parents and students are invited to attend to obtain information about post secondary options and speak directly to representatives from various institutions. Exhibiting educational institutions will offer information about their programs, courses of study and admissions.

The Probe Fair will be held at CEC’s campus at 160 Martin Luther King Drive in Newnan. CEC will also hold their annual Open House during the evening. For more information, contact CEC at 678-423-2000, Ext. 292.

Students and parents will be able to learn more about academic and career-based courses for high school students at the CEC Charter and Career Academy, as well as work-based learning opportunities offered through CEC.

Students who plan to attend are encouraged to visit before the event to register for a barcode.  The full list of institutions expected at the October 9 Probe Fair includes:

 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

Alabama A & M University

Albany State University

Andrew College

Augusta University

Brenau University

Brewton-Parker College

College of Coastal Georgia

Columbia College

Clayton State University

Columbus State University

Dalton State College

Florida Polytechnic University

Fort Valley State University

Full Sail University

Georgia College

Georgia Gwinnett College

Georgia Highlands College

Georgia Military College

Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southwestern State University

Georgia State University

Georgia Student Finance Commission

Gordon State College

Keiser University Flagship Campus

Kennesaw State University

King University

LaGrange College

Lee University

Liberty University

Lincoln Memorial University

Mary Baldwin University

Mercer University

Middle Georgia State University

Miles College

Mississippi College

Mississippi State University

Paul Smith's College

Piedmont College

Point University

Reinhardt University

Savannah State University

Sewanee: The University of the South

Shorter University

South Georgia State College

Southeastern University

Southeastern University at Chapel Hill

Southern Crescent Technical College

Tennessee Wesleyan University

Toccoa Falls College

Troy University

Truett McConnell University

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of Georgia - Griffin Campus

University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

University of North Georgia

University of South Carolina Aiken

University of Tennessee

University of West Georgia

Valdosta State University

Wesleyan College

West Georgia Technical College

Western Carolina University

Probe is an annual program of college fairs and guidance counselor workshops that are held throughout the state of Georgia. The program is managed by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), whose sole mission is to disseminate information and stimulate interest in post-secondary education for students in Georgia. CEC Counselor Dawn revere organizes the local Probe event.

High school juniors and seniors from all Coweta high schools will have opportunities to meet with higher education representatives to ask questions about their institutions and schedule tours. The Georgia Student Finance Commission will also be in attendance to talk about the financial aid opportunities such as FAFSA and the HOPE scholarship.