​Spoon River College will host College Fair 2022 on Tuesday, October 18, from 9:30­11 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.

This year the college will be utilizing 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: Carl Sandburg College, Coe College, Eastern Illinois University, Elmhurst College, Eureka College, Graham Hospital School of Nursing, Grand Canyon University, Hannibal-LaGrange University, Illinois College, Illinois Wesleyan University, Innovations Design Academy, Iowa Wesleyan University, Knox College, McKendree University, Methodist College, Millikin University, Monmouth College, Paul Mitchell The School Normal, Quincy University, SIU-Edwardsville, St. Ambrose University, Truman State University, University of Illinois-Springfield, US Air Force, US Army, USNA, Western Illinois University, and Western Illinois University-Military Service.

Spoon River College offices and programs that will be in attendance include Admissions/Advising, Financial Adi, Transfer Programs, Career and Technical Education programs: Ag Business Management, Commercial Driver Training, Diesel and Power Systems Technology, Early Childhood Development, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Information Management, Medical Laboratory Technician, Manufacturing, Nursing, Nursing Assistant, and Small Business Management, and Welding. Spoon River College Life-Student Life organizations and clubs that will be in attendance are HEAL Student Association ((Healthcare Enthusiasts And Leaders), STAGE (SRC Theatre Artists Group for Education), and Student Government Association.

Spoon River College is located at 23235 N County 22 in Canton, IL. For more information about Spoon River College or the College Fair, visit www.src.edu or the Spoon River College Facebook page.