BYU, Ricks combine informational firesides

Brigham Young University and Ricks College are consolidating their efforts to provide information throughout the United States on educational opportunities at the schools.

This is the first year the admissions offices of the two schools have combined their presentations.Firesides will be conducted at various locations to provide prospective students and their parents with general and admission information. Local Church Educational System representatives will also take part in the firesides to talk about LDS institute of religion programs.

"We're doing the firesides together to make it easier for the Saints to get information on Church educational options," said Mark Larson of the Ricks College admissions office.

Students in grades 9 through 12 and their parents are invited to attend a fireside.

Following is a list of this fall's firesides:


16 - San Jose, Calif.; San Jose East Stake Center, 7 p.m.

18 - Concord, Calif.; Concord Stake Center, 7 p.m. Chicago, Ill.; LDS Hyde Park Building, 7 p.m. Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C. Stake Center, 7 p.m.

19 - Oakton, Va.; Oakton Stake Center, 7 p.m. Detroit, Mich.; Troy Meetinghouse, 7 p.m.

25 - Evanston, Wyo.; Evanston South Stake Center, 7 p.m.

26 - Philadelphia, Pa.; West Philadelphia Building, 1:30 p.m. Afton, Wyo.; Afton Tabernacle, 7 p.m. Broomall, Pa.; Philadelphia Stake Center, 7 p.m.


7 - Colorado Springs, Colo.; Colorado Springs North Stake Center, 7 p.m.

9 - Phoenix, Ariz.; Arcadia Ward meetinghouse, 5 p.m. Arvada, Colo.; Arvada Stake Center, 7 p.m. Bellevue, Wash.; Bellevue Stake Center, 5 p.m. Brooklyn, N.Y.; Dyker Heights Building, 10 a.m. Manhattan, N.Y.; Manhattan Stake Center, 7 p.m.

10 - Pittsburgh, Pa.; Pittsburgh Stake Center/Greentree Chapel, 7 p.m. Tacoma, Wash.; Tacoma West meetinghouse, 7 p.m. Mesa, Ariz.; Mesa North Stake Center, 7 p.m. Yorktown, N.Y.; Yorktown Stake Center, 7 p.m. Denver, Colo.; Denver Stake Center, 7 p.m.

30 - Citrus Heights, Calif.; Citrus Heights Stake Center, 7 p.m.

31 - Fresno, Calif.; Fresno North Stake Center, 7 p.m.


6 - Riverside, Calif.; Collett Building, 7 p.m. Spokane, Wash.; Spokane East Stake Center, 6:30 p.m. Dallas, Texas; Hurst Stake Center, 7 p.m.

7 - Houston, Texas; Houston Stake Center, 7 p.m. Thousand Oaks, Calif.; Thousand Oaks Stake Center, 7 p.m. Tri-Cities, Wash.; Richland Stake Center, 7 p.m.

13 - Twin Falls, Idaho; Twin Falls West Stake Center, 7 p.m. San Diego, Calif.; Santee Stake Center, 6 p.m. Los Angeles, Calif.; Los Angeles Stake Center, 7 p.m. Las Vegas, Nev.; Tropicana Boulevard meetinghouse, 7 p.m.

14 - Las Vegas, Nev.; Charleston Blvd. meetinghouse, 7 p.m. Boise, Idaho; Meridian South Stake Center, 7 p.m. Anaheim, Calif.; Tustin Building, 7 p.m.

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