Trine's Summer Frenzy Visit Day

ANGOLA, Ind. – Don't let summer end without a visit to Trine University during the Summer Frenzy Visit Day, which is also a part of Indiana Private College Week. Trine is one of 31 private, non-profit colleges and universities in Indiana that has scheduled visits, tours and informational sessions during the special week from July 22-26. Prospective students who visit one or more of the private schools can enter for a chance to win of three Kindle Fires. Entry forms will be available at Trine.

Trine's Summer Frenzy Visit is scheduled for Friday, July 26, and is packed with sessions, information and a campus tour.

The day begins at the Trine Welcome Center in Forman Hall with early check-in at 7:45 a.m. for students who would like to meet coaches and music faculty. For others, check-in is at 8:10 a.m. Refreshments will be offered.

Visitors are welcomed in Fabiani Theatre in the Rick L. and Vicki L. James University Center. Speakers include Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine president; John Shannon, Ph.D., vice president for Academic Affairs; and Stuart Jones, Ph.D., vice president for Enrollment Management.

Interactive panels give prospective students and their families a chance to learn more about Trine and pose questions. A student panel later in the morning offers information from students' perspective.

Prospective students can learn about the 35 programs offered in Trine's Franks School of Education, Ketner School of Business, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences, Allen School of Engineering & Technology and School of Health Sciences before enjoying complimentary lunch in Whitney Commons.

The event concludes with campus tours led by Trine students beginning at 12:45 p.m.

The Summer Frenzy Visit is on the last day of Private College Week and a great opportunity for prospective students and their families to spend some extra time in Steuben County, land of 101 natural lakes. Trine's 450-acre campus – which includes the 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course -- is nestled in the heart of the county that's home to Pokagon State Park on the shores of Lake James, two wineries and an outlet mall, among other attractions.

For more information about Trine's Summer Frenzy Visit or to register for the event, visit

Why consider an Indiana private college or university?

Independent Colleges of Indiana reports:

Students at Indiana's private campuses are twice as likely to graduate in four years as students at other institutions. Trine offers a guarantee that students graduate in four years or get free tuition for the fifth year.

More than 90 percent of students receive one or more types of financial aid. In 2012, 98 percent of Trine students received $20 million in institutional financial aid.

Graduates report being "highly satisfied" with smaller class sizes. Trine's student to faculty ratio is 15:1.

For a complete list of participating schools and more information about Indiana Private College Week, visit

For more information about Steuben County, visit