Workshop offered in Coeur d'Alene to assist adults in enrolling in college

Have you ever thought about attending college, but didn't know where to start?

The Educational Opportunity Center of Northern Idaho (EOC) is offering a “Dare to Dream” workshop to help make dreams come true for dozens of North Idaho adults interested in enrolling in college.

The workshop will include information on various career choices, academic and admissions assistance, financial aid information and referrals to community resources, such as child care and other services.

“A dream without action is empty and action without a dream is directionless,” said EOC Director John Sarchio. “But a dream with action equals results. We want to show people that it is possible to make their dreams come true no matter what their age, educational background or current circumstance.”

The workshop will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 in the Driftwood Bay Room of North Idaho College's Edminster Student Union Building.

EOC is a federally-funded program through NIC focused on assisting adult residents of Idaho's five northern counties in enrolling in postsecondary education.

The workshop is free and participants are encouraged to call in advance to reserve a seat.

Information: Toll free 1-866-362-4664 or (208) 666-8017.

For More Information
EOC Director John Sarchio, (208) 666-8017

Posted: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005

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