Open House Set March 2 at Henry County

February 17, 2006

Media Contact:
Mark Vanderhoek
(478) 301-4037
(800) 837-2911
 
Open House Information:
(877) 840-8599

MCDONOUGH — Mercer University's Henry County Regional Academic Center will begin its second session of spring semester on Friday, March 10. Adults interested in earning a bachelor's degree through the Center's evening and weekend programs are invited to a free open house Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. Academic advisors, professors, financial planning representatives and admissions counselors will be available to answer questions and discuss programs.        

 

Located near the Henry County Government Complex, just off Interstate 75, Mercer's Henry County 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 Henry County 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, human services, information systems and liberal studies, along with a degree-completion program in organization leadership.

 

Applications may be submitted online at www.mercerdegree.com. Official education transcripts are required for admission. For more information, call (877) 840-8599.

 

About Mercer University:

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as regional academic centers in Douglas County, Henry County, Macon and 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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