Rep. Vargas Hosting College Affordability Panel Thursday in Haverhill

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Representatives from area colleges and state agencies are on hand Thursday to share higher education options with Haverhill families. (File photograph)

Future college students and their families can learn about affordable tuition options during a panel in downtown Haverhill Thursday night attended by Higher Education Commissioner Dr. Carlos Santiago.

From 6-8 p.m. at the UMass iHub on Merrimack Street, the free panel, presented by the office of state Rep. Andy Vargas, provides insight into the application process, tuition and state scholarship resources and student life.

For more information on the event, call the office of Rep. Vargas at 617-722-2014.