LEONARDTOWN, Md. – In recognition of African American History Month, The St. Mary’s County NAACP, #7025, in partnership with St. Mary’s County Public Schools & St. Mary’s County Library, will host its 9th Annual Southern Maryland HBCU College & Career Fair on Friday, February 26, 2021, from 9 am – 4 pm. This is a virtual event.

The event will feature Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and local colleges and career organizations. The purpose is to provide students with information about diverse, accessible, and affordable post-secondary education options that may lead to equal opportunities for achieving economic success, sustainability, and financial security.

The students will meet recruiters from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and the College of Southern Maryland. They can talk with career representatives in the fields of law enforcement, education, military, merchant marines, trades & energy, entrepreneurship, and more. They will attend presentations and join in panel discussions that focus on preparing for college and careers.

The virtual event is free.  Students must click the link to register to attend or visit https://stmarysnaacp.org/college-career-fair.