Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Edison holds open house for students and parents

Edison Community College invites area high school students and parents to “Explore Edison” on Thursday, February 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Emerson Center at the Piqua Campus. The open house event will showcase over thirty of the College’s available academic programs.

In addition to exploring academic programs available at Edison, area high school students and parents are invited to meet professors, tour state-of-the-art facilities and labs, learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and speak with university partners about transfer options.

Industry leaders from Emerson Climate Technologies, Hartzell, and Honda of America will be also in attendance to speak one-on-one with students and parents about the need for skilled workers in the Miami Valley.

A comprehensive list of programs will be highlighted including, Arts and Sciences; Business, Accounting, and Marketing; Nursing and Health Sciences; Information Technology; Engineering; Paralegal Studies; Social Services; Early Childhood Education; Criminal Justice; and more.

While here, attendees are also encouraged to learn more about College Credit Plus, the new state mandated post secondary option program, which offers higher learning opportunities to high school students.

The evening includes pizza and refreshments and a free flash drive will be given to the first one hundred people to pre-register and attend the event. Attendees will also have the chance to win a three-hour tuition waiver. To register online, visit www.edisonohio.edu/ExploreEdison. For more information regarding this event call 937-778-8600.

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