Eastman Regional Center Offers October Session
September 27, 2005

Media Contact
Mark Vanderhoek
(478) 301-4037

EASTMAN — Mercer University's Eastman Regional Academic Center will begin its second session of Fall Semester on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Adults interested in earning a bachelor's degree through the center's evening and weekend programs need to apply by Wednesday, Oct. 5.
 
Conveniently located at 605 2nd Ave. S.W. adjacent to the Ocmulgee Library Annex, Mercer's Eastman Center is designed specifically with an evening and weekend format for adult learners who want to begin or complete a bachelor's degree at one of the nation's top universities. Classes are held one evening per week or on Saturdays in eight-week sessions. Financial aid is available for students who attend half time or more.
 
Two of the University's 10 schools and colleges have undergraduate degree programs at the Eastman location and accept students for the second session. Tift College of Education provides initial certification in early childhood/special education and middle grades, as well as a bachelor of science in education degree in those specialties. The College of Continuing and Professional Studies has undergraduate programs in criminal justice or human services.
 
Individuals interested can submit an application online at www.mercerdegree.com. Official education transcripts are required for admission. For more information, call (478) 374-5810.
 
About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Eastman and Atlanta as well as regional academic centers in Henry County, Douglas County and the city of Eastman. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 16 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South. The Princeton Review has ranked it among the top 10 percent of colleges in the nation.
 
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