Edison State holds open house


Staff report



PIQUA – Edison State Community College invites community members, area high school students and their parents to Explore Edison on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Robinson Theater on the Piqua campus. The open house event will showcase over 30 of the College’s academic programs.

In addition to exploring Edison State’s academic programs, attendees are invited to meet professors, tour state-of-the-art facilities, and attend breakout sessions to learn more about internship, scholarship, and financial aid opportunities. Guests can also speak with university partners about transferring credits earned at Edison State to a four-year college.

While here, attendees are also encouraged to learn more about College Credit Plus, the new state–supported post–secondary option program, which offers higher learning opportunities to high school students at little to no cost.

“This event is a great opportunity for folks to explore all Edison State has to offer,” said Stacey Bean, Edison State Enrollment Manager. “Those who attend will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with faculty in all of our academic areas, which is such a huge benefit for those interested in learning more about the programs we have to offer.”

A comprehensive list of programs will be highlighted including career programs within such areas as 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.

“We are looking forward to the opportunity to connect with families and showcasing our wonderful college,” added Bean.

The evening includes free pizza and refreshments and attendees will also be entered to win a three-credit hour tuition waiver. The first 50 people who register to attend online will be entered into a drawing to win one of 10 $25 Amazon gift cards.

Register to attend online by visiting www.edisonohio.edu/Explore. For more information, call 937-778-8600.

Staff report