Register now for the HBCU Alumni Leadership Workshop. Check out the events of out alumni chapters. Join us for our Flapjacks for HBCUs. High School Seniors confirm your space of the HBCU Freshmen Send-Off.
You've read the stories, you've seen the news, you've heard thoughts of others....Now WHAT'S YOUR OPINION? We want to hear from you. Don't hold back, this is your opportunity to SOUND OFF!
As HBCU Alumni, Students and Supporters - what are your thoughts regarding the recent White House Executive Order on HBCUs. Do you believe it to be effective? Will anything really happen? How will your institution be impacted? What, if anything, can you/we do to sustain the legacy of our historic institutions?
We are proud to announce the 2017 scholarship opportunities of the Cleveland Council of Black Colleges Alumni Association. For more information, visit the links below.
The 2017 “I Love This HBCU” Scholarship
Entering (1st time) College Freshman (Class of 2017) or currently enrolled undergraduate HBCU Student.
The 2017 Anthony H. Brown HBCU Arts Scholarship
Currently enrolled undergraduate HBCU Student - majoring in the Performance Arts, including but not limited to, acting, creative writing, dance, theatre, television production, mass communications, screenwriting, vocal/instrumental theory or performance.
Dear HBCU College Fair Participant,
Welcome to the Largest HBCU Event in Ohio!
Here are a few reminders for the week:
High School Tours – If you are participating with one of these special high school visits, be sure that you have followed the necessary steps to complete the Common Black College Application prior to our arrival.
Saturday Registration – At the registration check-in, all pre-registered students will receive a raffle ticket for your participation for the day. We will also offer onsite registration for those late comers.
Program, Schedule, & Workshop Sessions – There will be a rousing opening session at 10:00am. The actual fair will begin at the conclusion of this session. There will be a variety of workshops at set at 11:00am and 1:00pm. As much as possible, we will keep to the outline of the day. Download THE HBCU APP in your Apple Store or Google Play for the event program, a map of the building, workshop schedule and descriptions, surveys and evaluations.
WIFI Access – To save on using a ton of paper at the fair, you can also access the host school’s WiFi for the day. We encourage you to use your Smartphone’s, tablets, iPads to access these items online (if you don’t have 4G access on your device).
Network: WHSD Guest
Social Media is Key – We want the world to know that there is value in this event. Please use the following hashtags in your messaging. #CLEHBCUFair, #GetEDUcated and #GoodTimesFair.
SENIORS – COME WITH AN EXPECTATION, LEAVE WITH A PURPOSE. REMEMBER TO BRING COPIES OF YOUR TRANSCRIPTS, TEST SCORES, RECOMMENDATION LETTERS, AND ESSAYS SO THAT YOU CAN HAVE AN INFORMED CONVERSATION WITH VARIOUS RECRUITERS. YOU HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF LEAVING WITH A COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTER AND SCHOLARSHIP. Don’t forget to complete the Common Black College Application.
Parking – Parking is on a first come, first serve basis. There are some reserved sections for the recruiters and vendors. Please follow the directions of the safety and security personnel. Buses and vans should drop off students in the front of the building then park across the street in the church parking lot.
End of Event – Please be advised that the college fair ends at 3:00pm. Safety and Security, custodial staff, and school administration have been instructed to clear the building so that the building can be quickly prepared for the step show. If you are not in a designated area with supervision and with the appropriate college fair/step show personnel or school staff, you may be asked to leave the building. For re-entry for the next event.
Frequently Asked Questions – Do you have any of these burning questions? Visit the FAQs page.
How many colleges have been invited?
Are all of the colleges offering on-site admissions?
Will the application fee be waived be a school during the fair?
What kinds of questions should I ask to a college representative?
How should I prepare for the college fair?
Will lunch be provided?
That is all for now, looking forward to meeting with you all.
Lester Holmes, Chair
14th Annual HBCU College Fair
Cleveland Council of Black Colleges Alumni Association
We are in need of volunteers to support the 14th Annual HBCU College Fair. The 14th Annual Historically Black College and University (HBCU) College Fair & High School Tours, presented by McDonald’s, is destined to be the largest HBCU event in Ohio.
We count on our Day-of-Event volunteers to ensure a successful experience.
College Fair Volunteer opportunities include:
Baby, just like the Jefferson's, "We're moving on up!" Find us on the HBCU APP.