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NKU and Regional Partners Host
Virtual College Fair

June 19, 2020— Northern Kentucky University– in partnership with Gateway Community & Technical College, Thomas More University and the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce– hosts the Northern Kentucky Virtual College Fair on June 25.

The open house experience invites recent high school graduates and family members toconsider completing their Fall 2020 semester closer to home. Representatives from each community partner will share their streamlined admissions process and what students will gain from staying in the region. 
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“Students are facing a lot of uncertainty with their futures right now. With families discussing how to stay the course on the education journey, this event is a reminder that our doors remain open to all diverse learners,” said Melissa Gorbandt, director of Undergraduate Admissions at NKU. 

Following the presentations, students can join breakout discussions with admissions professionals from each institution to answer questions on academic programs, student engagement and financial aid. Students can also take the next steps to apply and enroll at each university.

“The NKY Chamber, through our GROW NKY initiative, is focused on growing, attracting and retaining globally competitive talent in our region. Now more than ever, as parents and students are faced with tough decisions in the uncertainty of the upcoming semester, we encourage all to consider the high quality and diverse education opportunities that exist right here in Northern Kentucky,” said Brent Cooper, President and CEO of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

  • What: Northern Kentucky Virtual College Fair
  • When: June 25, at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Zoom link provided upon registration

The event is free and open to all students, but registration is required. To learn more about the Northern Kentucky Virtual College Fair and to register, visit the website.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, we are a growing metropolitan university of more than 15,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit