Spoon River College will host College and Transfer Fair 2023 on Thursday, October 19, from 9:30-­11 a.m. at the Multi-Purpose Building on the Canton Campus. Representatives from multiple colleges, universities, and trade schools will be in attendance. This event is free, open to the public, and RSVPs are not required. Attendees may come and go at any time during the event.

“This is an excellent opportunity for parents, students, and adult learners to explore a variety of colleges and trade schools in one convenient location at one time,” said Janet Munson, director of enrollment services at Spoon River College. “Representatives will be able to answer questions regarding admission requirements, the registration process, tuition and board, athletics, student activities, and more.”

This event is also for current college students who are interested in learning more about the transfer process.

Spoon River College utilizes StriveScan, which allows attendees to sign up for a bar code in advance of the event. As they visit the various tables, the representatives who are also using StriveScan will be able to scan the barcode, making it possible for them to send additional information based on the specific information attendees are interested in receiving.

As of press time, the following colleges were scheduled to participate: Blackburn College, Carl Sandberg College, Coe College, Culver-Stockton College, Eastern Illinois University, Eureka College, Graham Hospital School of Nursing, Illinois College, Illinois Wesleyan University, Knox College, McKendree University, Methodist College, Missouri S&T, Northeast Iowa Community College, St Francis Medical Center College of Nursing (OSF), Paul Mitchell The School – Normal, Peoria Air National Guard, Quincy University, SIU-Carbondale, SIU-Edwardsville, St. Ambrose University, State Technical College of Missouri, Truman State University, University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy, U of I -Springfield, U of I-Urbana Champaign, US Air Force Gold Bar Recruiter, Western Illinois University, and Western Illinois University-Military Science.

Spoon River College programs and clubs that will be in attendance include Admissions/Advising/Financial Aid, Transfer Programs, Career Programs: Agricultural Business Management, Commercial Driver Training, Computer Information Systems, Diesel and Power Systems Technology, Early Childhood Development, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Information Management, Logistics Operations Management, Medical Laboratory Technician, Manufacturing, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Small Business Management, Welding; and Student Life Organizations.

Spoon River College’s Multi-Purpose Building is located at 23235 N County 22 in Canton, IL. For more information about Spoon River College or the College and Transfer Fair, visit www.src.edu or the Spoon River College Facebook page.