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Lutheran College Fairs Scheduled for Fall 2002
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Mon, 26 Aug 2002 11:28:41 -0500
ELCA NEWS SERVICE
August 26, 2002
LUTHERAN COLLEGE FAIRS SCHEDULED FOR FALL 2002
CHICAGO (ELCA) -- Colleges and universities of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will participate in "Lutheran College
Fair" programs at 15 locations in 11 states this fall. The purpose of
the fairs is to connect Lutheran college representatives with
prospective students and their families.
The Lutheran College Fair program is coordinated through the
Lutheran Educational Conference of North America (LECNA), Sioux Falls,
S.D., an association of more than 40 Lutheran colleges and universities
in the United States and Canada. LECNA, formed in 1910, encourages,
assists and promotes cooperation among Lutheran colleges and
The 28 colleges and universities affiliated with the ELCA are
members of LECNA. Admissions, financial aid, college life and academic
areas of study are among the topics college officials will discuss with
prospective students at each fair location.
Dates and locations for fall 2002 Lutheran college fairs are:
+ Sept. 15, Country Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Waukesha,
+ Sept. 16, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans office, Appleton,
+ Sept. 22, Sheraton West Port Plaza Hotel, St. Louis
+ Sept. 23, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Overland Park, Kan.
+ Sept. 29, Marriott Hotel, Sea-Tac Airport, Seattle
+ Sept. 30, Doubletree Hotel, Columbia River, Portland, Ore.
+ Oct. 6, Holiday Inn Central, Omaha, Neb.
+ Oct. 7, Holiday Inn University Park, West Des Moines, Iowa
+ Oct. 8, Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
+ Oct. 13, O'Hare Marriott Hotel, Chicago
+ Oct. 14, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Bloomington, Ill.
+ Oct. 15, Hoffman House at Holiday Inn of Rockford, Rockford,
+ Oct. 20, Marriott Hotel Southeast, Denver
+ Nov. 10, Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio
+ Nov. 11, Marriott Hotel, Troy, Mich.
In addition to meeting with Lutheran college representatives, most
fairs include a reception and a series of educational workshops about
college financial planning and careers. Lutheran college fairs will be
held in other parts of the United States in spring 2003.
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More information about each fair can be found at
on the LECNA Web site.
A listing of ELCA colleges and universities can be found at
http://www.elca.org/dhes on the ELCA Web site.
For information contact:
John Brooks, Director (773) 380-2958 or NEWS@ELCA.ORG
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