CROSSVILLE – Roane State Community College Cumberland County will hold an information fair for adults who want to go back to college, as well as those who looking to start.
The fair will be held from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at the campus at 2569 Cook Road in Crossville. The event is free.
Adults age 25 and above will have the opportunity to learn about Roane State programs – which range from academic credits for work experience to the college’s role in the statewide Reconnect Initiative.
That effort is part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s “Drive to 55” initiative, which aims to have 55 percent of Tennesseans with college degrees by the year 2025.
Around one million adults in Tennessee that have some college education but no degree. The Reconnect Initiative encourages those adults to finish their studies.
Officials will be on hand to answer questions about admission, financial aid and program selection. Information about different loans options for students will be also available from officials with Upper Cumberland Federal Credit Union.
Representatives from Medic Blood will be on hand, too, to promote the organization’s upcoming blood drive, scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the Community Room of the college’s Cumberland County campus.