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Jefferson Arts…

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Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

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Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Music at the Mint…

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Ponchatoula Antique…

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Preservation Jazz…

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American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Convenes in New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2010

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) Convenes in New Orleans April 21-24
AACRAO celebrates its centennial by giving a helping hand to the St. Bernard Project

WHAT: AACRAO 96th Annual Meeting

WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), Hall A, La Louisiane Ballroom

WHEN: April 21-24, 2010

DETAILS:
AACRAO, one of the oldest associations of higher education in Washington D.C., will mark its 100th year of service to the higher education community at the 96th Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The meeting will provide the opportunity for attendees to reflect on and help address the issues facing college campuses, set goals and guidelines for meeting those challenges, and learn what is working on campuses across the country and around the world.

AACRAO is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of more than 11,000 higher education admissions and registration professionals who represent more than 2,600 institutions and agencies in the United States and in 28 countries around the world. The last time AACRAO met in New Orleans was in 2000, and this year’s meeting is set to generate millions of dollars in economic impact.

WEBSITE: www.aacrao.org/neworleans

MAJOR EVENTS:

  • Tues, April 20: “AACRAO Gives Back” Volunteer Event with the St. Bernard Project, St. Bernard Parish, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Wed, April 21: Opening Plenary Session featuring Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., Johns Hopkins University, NOMCC, Hall A, La Louisiane Ballroom BC, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
  • Sat, April 24: Closing Plenary Session featuring Cokie Roberts, Political analyst for ABC News and NPR Senior News Analyst, NOMCC, Hall A, La Louisiane Ballroom BC, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

EXHIBIT HALL: Hall A
HOURS:
Wed, April 21: 6:45-7:45 p.m.
Thurs, April 22: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Fri, April 23: 9 a.m.-Noon & 1-3 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
AACRAO: Janie Barnett, 202-262-4682, barnettj@aacrao.org
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com

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