Notes for Recruiters, Students, Families, Directions

Here are some notes for parking and the program details for College Recruiter, Student Winners and their families.

Please RVSP if you plan to attend the MLK Youth Program on February 3rd at

Program Outline:

We would suggest you arrive by 8:45 AM, as the opening program start at 9 AM. At 9:20 AM we split into two concurrent sessions: "First Year of College" and "Financial Aid 101". Parents will be encouraged to attend the Financial Aid Session, and student winners will be asked to stay in the Watkins Room. We are offer you the opportunity to be on panel where we will have a moderator ask some initial questions to the panel and then take questions from students. The session will last from 9:20 AM to 10:20 AM. 

After the sessions, we ask winners to begin lining up for the ceremony which will start at 11 AM. During this time Recruiters and College students will have an opportunity to speak to interested parents about your schools at the display tables. At 11 AM, we award the student winners at this time and conclude the program by noon. We will then take group picture of the winners and the event will remain open until 1 PM.  

Arrival time, Parking and Setup information:

As for the program, we will start with an opening session at 9 AM on Saturday, February 6th. The location of the event is the Trone Student Center on Furman University campus in the Watkins Room. There will be signage on campus directing participants to the building. 

Parking is available in the Parking lot behind the Trone Center and next to Swan Lake (where the Furman Clock tower is located). This is the same location we have used for a number of years - although  it has been newly renovated and re–named (it was formerly the University Center on Furman's Campus). We do have stairs you may need to transverse to get to the Watkins Room, so we recommend having a cart to transport your items from the parking lot to the Center. 

We have some light refreshments in the morning (coffee, juice, danishes) in the morning and cake and punch will be served at 11:30 AM.


2015 MLK Youth Program & Rudolph Gordon Upstate College Fair

February 6, 2016, 9 AM to 1 PM

Burgiss Theater & Watkins Room

Trone Student Center | Furman University

3300 Poinsett Highway

Greenville, SC 29613

Burgiss Theater & Watkins Room Trone Student Center | Furman University

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