Updated: September 7, 2014 2:26AM
South Suburban College will host the Career Development System’s 25th Annual College & Career Expo from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Physical Fitness Athletic Center, according to a release from the college.
SSC is at 15800 S. State St., South Holland.
This year’s expo is an hour longer to allow more parents and students to attend, the release said.
The expo is an excellent opportunity for eighth-grade, high school and SSC students, along with their parents, to explore a wide range of college and career options at one time, in one location, according to the release. Admission and parking are free.
This cooperative venture is designed to provide the most current information available regarding postsecondary educational opportunities across the country, according to the press release. More than 120 universities, colleges, technical schools, the armed forces and construction trades will be featured, it said.
Career programs available at SSC will be highlighted, along with the “Parents’ Place” resources.
Three prizes will be raffled for students attending, the release said. They include the grand prize of an iPad Mini, second prize of a $100 Visa card, and third prize of a $50 Visa gift card.
The 25th Annual College & Career Expo is open to all residents of the area who are interested in furthering their education, the release said.
For more information about the expo, visit www.CareerDevelopmentSystem.org.