For Immediate Release

Contact: Deborah Gilleran
732.987.2266
dgilleran@georgian.edu

Georgian Court Welcomes Interested Students to Spring Open House

Lakewood, N.J., Mar. 6, 2009—Georgian Court University opens its doors to prospective undergraduate and graduate students and their guests to learn about all GCU has to offer at a spring Open House on Saturday, March 21, at 10:00 a.m. in the Wellness Center on GCU’s Lakewood campus.

Faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss Georgian Court’s four newest undergraduate majors—nursing; exercise science, wellness, and sports; tourism, hospitality, and recreation management; and dance—as well as 25 other undergraduate degree programs, 8 graduate degree programs, and numerous graduate New Jersey certificates offered by the university. Information will also be available for the university’s many online courses and the accelerated business programs that enable busy professionals to complete their degrees quickly and conveniently. Prospective students will also be able to learn more about the university’s new SAT-optional admissions policy.

Student-led tours of the beautiful, safe historic campus will give visitors the chance to check out the library; the new residence hall and chapel; the new Audrey Birish George Science Center; and the new 67,000-square-foot Wellness Center, the soaring, environmentally friendly building that has recently been added to an already exciting and beautiful campus.

In addition to academic program representatives, financial aid personnel will be present to discuss the availability of financial aid and guide students through the process.

Come see how Georgian Court University’s 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, variety of student services, and caring, inclusive atmosphere add up to a unique and rewarding academic experience. Please register online at www.georgian.edu, choose Admissions, Campus Visit Events, go to Open Houses, and choose Sign Up Now. For more information, call the Office of Admissions at 732.987.2760.

An additional Open House will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10:00 a.m. in the Casino building on the Lakewood campus.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts core and a special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves over 3,000 students of all faiths and backgrounds in a residential Women's College and a coeducational University College with undergraduate and graduate programs. Georgian Court's main campus is located at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, now named a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also offers classes at its site at 90 Woodbridge Center Drive in Woodbridge, at Coastal Communiversity in Wall, and at Cumberland County College in Vineland.

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