VENICE, Fla. – Rotary Futures College Resource Center, a community-based nonprofit resource center that provides free post-secondary planning services to students, recently attracted more than 350 attendees at its 18th annual College Night on Tuesday, March 3.
Participants heard from the University of Florida, Florida State University, University of South Florida and University of Central Florida at 5:30 p.m. in Venice High School’s gym for a 30-minute presentation on specific admissions information. From 6 – 7:30 p.m., area students and their families had the opportunity to talk with representatives from more than 65 colleges, universities and technical and vocational schools throughout Florida and around the country inside Venice High School’s cafeteria.
Higher education institutions in attendance included Auburn University, U.S. Military Academy – West Point, Brown University, Ohio State University, University of Notre Dame, Purdue University, Penn State University and Wellesley College, among others.
The Rotary Futures College Resource Center
Sponsored by the Venice-Nokomis Rotary Club and other local charitable organizations, the Rotary Futures College Resource Center is a community-based nonprofit resource center located at Venice High School. The organization provides free post-secondary planning services to students of all ages. Its innovative approach utilizes a resource center with computers, numerous printed materials and volunteers to assist students, parents and community members. For more information, visit www.RotaryFutures.org.