Edison Community College plans open house to tout programs

Staff report

PIQUA — Edison State Community College will host an open house for community members, potential students and parents, March 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Robinson Theater on the Piqua campus.

In addition to exploring more than 30 of Edison State’s academic programs, those in attendance will have the chance to meet with professors, tour the facilities and attend breakout sessions to learn more about internship, scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

High school students in attendance can learn more about College Credit Plus, which affords them higher learning opportunities at little to no cost. Guests can also speak with university partners about transferring credits earned at Edison State to a four-year college.

“This event is a great opportunity for folks to see for themselves all Edison State has to offer,” said Christina Raterman, Edison State enrollment manager. “Attendees will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with faculty in all of our academic areas, which is such a huge benefit.”

A comprehensive list of career programs will be highlighted including, business, computer information technology, engineering technology, health science, industrial management and technology, and social and legal services.

Participants can also learn more about Edison State’s 2+2 University Transfer Degrees, which allows students to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree at Edison State before transferring to their university of choice.

Industry leaders will also be in attendance to speak one-on-one with students and parents about the need for skilled workers in the Miami Valley.

The event will include light refreshments and attendees will also be entered to win a three-credit-hour tuition waiver. The first 50 people who register online to attend will be entered into a drawing to win one of 10, $25 Amazon gift cards. Register online by visiting www.edisonohio.edu/Explore. For information, call 937-778-8600.

Staff report