3rd annual HBCU Fair is August 24

University School of Nashville invites all public, private, and charter high school students and their families to meet admissions officers from historically Black colleges & universities and "The Guide to College for Black Families" authors Tim Fields and Shereem Herndon-Brown. Register at usn.org/HBCUfair.
By Ian Dinkins, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Save the date Saturday, August 24 for Nashville's third Annual HBCU Fair, which will be held 1 to 4 p.m. at University School of Nashville, 2000 Edgehill Ave.

Following the resounding success of last year's event, USN is thrilled to host Nashville's HBCU Fair once again. This event is the opportunity for Middle Tennessee high school students and their families to meet with admissions officers and administrators from historically Black colleges and universities throughout the country. Last year, over 800 people attended the HBCU Fair, with some colleges even extending acceptances on the spot and advising prospective students on scholarship opportunities. 

HBCUs present in 2023 were Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, Alcorn State University, American Baptist College, Bethune-Cookman University, Clark Atlanta University, Fisk University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Hampton University, Jackson State University, Morehouse College, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina Central University, Spelman College, Tennessee State University, Tougaloo College, Tuskegee University. USN has extended invitations have also been extended to HBCUs present at Norfolk State University and Talladega College. Let these schools know you are coming by registering at usn.org/HBCUfair.

As a special highlight of the fair, parents and families  have the opportunity to hear from Tim Fields and Shereem Herndon-Brown, the authors of “The Guide to College for Black Families.” Their insights and advice are invaluable for anyone considering higher education. 


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