Annual college fair to be held at SWIC on February 24

Searching for the perfect college or university can be stressful. Now those considering their options don’t have to drive cross-country to decide where to further their education. Southwestern Illinois College is bringing the schools to here.

SWIC will host the annual Metro East Baccalaureate College Fair on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Belleville Campus, Main Complex, Varsity Gym, 2500 Carlyle Ave.

High school and college transfer students have the opportunity to speak to representatives from nearly 100 national colleges and universities. College recruiters on hand will include the University of Illinois, the University of Missouri and the United States Military Academy at West Point, and that’s not all! For a complete list of institutions, visit

For more information, please see this week’s print edition.