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Hendrix College to Host STARS College Search Program

CONWAY, Ark. (April 26, 2024) — Hendrix College will host a college search information event for the Small Town and Rural Students (STARS) College Network on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m., at the Dawkins Welcome Center on the Hendrix campus. 

STARS is dedicated to working with high schools and access organizations to widen pathways to higher education for rural and small-town students. 

The program will feature a 40-minute information session on topics like holistic review, financial aid, and how to best set up your college application. Following the information session, prospective college students and their families will have time to browse a mini-college fair of participating institutions from across the country. 

In addition to Hendrix, the college fair will include representatives from colleges across the country, including Caltech, Case Western Reserve University, Colby College, Columbia University, Northwestern University, The Ohio State University, University of Chicago, University of Southern California, Vanderbilt University, University of Wisconsin, and Yale University. 

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Ryan Cassell, Vice President for Enrollment, at, or call 501-450-1363. 

About Hendrix College 

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges and celebrated among the country’s leading liberal arts colleges for academic quality, engaged learning opportunities and career preparation, vibrant campus life, and value. The Hendrix College Warriors compete in 21 NCAA Division III sports. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. Learn more at   

“… Through engagement that links the classroom with the world, and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and sustainable living, the Hendrix community inspires students to lead lives of accomplishment, integrity, service, and joy.” —Hendrix College Statement of Purpose