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Penn State, The Lancaster Center Open House Set for August 13

7/25/2008 —

Penn State, The Lancaster Center invites you to discover how the lion roars in Lancaster during the open house set for Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. at their new location in the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster.  The event is free and open to the public.

Enjoy some of Penn State’s Berkey Creamery ice cream and learn more about your connection to Penn State in Lancaster. The Lancaster Center offers Penn State courses and programs including: credit certificates; an associate degree in business administration; courses in the associate degree in letters, arts and sciences; and numerous noncredit professional development certificates

In an effort to meet the evolving educational needs of the Lancaster County community, a partnership was established at The Lancaster Center between Penn State York, Penn State Harrisburg, and Penn State Great Valley. Students can earn a bachelor of science in business degree at Penn State York, with the beginning classes offered in Lancaster. Upper-division classes continue to be added for credit students interested in this four-year degree.

Through a partnership with Penn State Great Valley's Graduate Center, students can take graduate courses in the principal certification in educational leadership program. By partnering with Penn State Harrisburg, The Lancaster Center offers the training and development credit certificate program and the master of business administration (MBA). This MBA program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the primary accrediting agency for programs in business administration and accounting.  Most courses at The Lancaster Center are offered in the evenings but recently the center began offering courses for high school students interested in taking college courses while in high school. Through dual enrollment, eligible high school juniors and seniors can get an early start on college.

For information, call (717) 299-7667 or (800) 828-6233. Visit us online at http://www.lancastercenter.psu.edu.

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