CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 9, 2000
UI hosts college planning program in Council Bluffs area
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Council Bluffs and southwestern Iowa high school students
and their parents are invited to learn more about the University of Iowa and
college education planning at PreView Iowa 2000, hosted by the UI Office of
Admissions. The program starts with registration and a reception at 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Lakeshore Country Club, 4500 Piute Street, Council
PreView Iowa 2000 is open to juniors and seniors in Pottawatamie and surrounding
counties, and students in neighboring Omaha, Neb. High school counselors in
the area are invited to join the Office of Admissions for a High School Counselor
Informational Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 16 at Tish's Restaurant,
1207 S. 35th Street, Council Bluffs.
PreView Iowa 2000 features a 7 p.m. showing of the Iowa Experience, a multimedia
video about student life and services at the UI followed by information on
the admissions, housing and financial aid processes, and a question-and-answer
panel with current UI students and alumni.
Staff from the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Engineering, Academic
Advising, and current UI students will also be available to talk one-on-one
with prospective students and their families.
The program is free; however, participants should RSVP by calling 1(800)
553-IOWA or (319) 335-1569.