State Representative John Barrett III, along with Representatives Smitty Pignatelli, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Paul Mark, Senator Adam Hinds, and the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education will host "Go Higher!", on March 7th from 6-8 P.M. at MASS MoCA in North Adams.

According to a press release from Rep. Barrett, Go Higher! is an event to promote MCLA and other Massachusetts public colleges and universities to high school students considering college choices. Along with officials from the DHE, representatives from five state public higher education institutions will be there with information on just about everything from cost to curriculum, and activities at the different schools. Staff will be available to speak with and answer questions from students and parents.

Go Higher! is a campaign by the Department of Higher Education, in partnership with Massachusetts' 29 public colleges and universities, to raise awareness of the growing number of programs and opportunities available to students at Massachusetts State Universities and Community Colleges.

Any questions regarding the March 7th public event may be directed to the office of Representative John Barrett at 617-722-2400.