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Campbellsville University Somerset to hold open house Aug. 5

July 27, 2015
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator
SOMERSET,
Ky. – An open house for prospective students and the community will be
held at the Larry and Beverly Noe Education Center in Somerset, Ky., the
Campbellsville University, Somerset location, Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 4
p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited, and refreshments will be served.

Dr. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies,
said the open house is an opportunity for prospective students to meet
with deans and faculty to discuss career options.

The Larry
and Beverly Noe Education Center offers degree programs, both in the
classroom and online, including ones in early childhood education,
criminal justice, social work and business.

You can take
classes at Somerset and receive a bachelor of science degree in criminal
justice administration, early childhood education, interdisciplinary
early childhood development, social work and a bachelor of science
degree in business administration with an emphasis in human resource
management, healthcare management or management.

The
university also offers the following programs online: associate degrees
in business administration, criminal justice administration, Christian
studies and general studies; bachelor’s of science degrees in business
administration, criminal justice, pastoral ministries and RN to BSN,
with two new programs being added in the fall with bachelor of social
work and bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis
in marketing; a certificate in Christian ministry; and master’s
programs in master of arts in education — teacher leader; master of
arts in school improvement – rank I; master of arts in special education
[initial certification]; master of arts in special education — teacher
leader; master of arts in sport management; master of business
administration; master in management and leadership and master of
theology.

Anne Adcock, director of the center, said the center
is gearing up for the new 2015-16 academic year. “Our classes will
begin in less than a month,” she said. “Time is running short to get
enrolled.”

“At the Somerset Education Center, you have the
opportunity to better yourself and your own marketability through a
quality program that is innovative, flexible, convenient and
affordable,” Adcock said.

Classes in Somerset allow students
to move progressively through the program taking a prescribed sequence
of courses that can lead to the completion of a degree in an advanced
manner.

Classes are offered two nights per week Monday-Thursday.

The
accelerated program is offered in a convenient location, at stoplight
22 in Somerset, and coursework blends theory with the practical. Class
size is limited to small, intimate groups. Tuition rates are reduced for
Somerset Community College students.

Mary Lou Stephens,
admissions counselor, said, “Many of the recent graduates from Somerset
Community College have been looking at baccalaureate degrees. Here is a
chance to talk to the people who designed the courses and the
curriculum.”

Leanne Weddle, Somerset admissions/marketing
counselor, said, “Our summer promotions have led to lots of inquiries.
The open house will bring students and faculty together to answer
questions. And, a financial aid counselor will be on hand to show how to
attain the degree they need.”

“If you’re looking for an
opportunity to help people as a professional, check out the social work
program at Campbellsville University’s Somerset Center; where you can
earn a professional degree in the helping services,” Dr. Darlene
Eastridge, dean of the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling,
said.

Dr. Sharon Hundley, chair of Campbellsville’s early
childhood education program and associate professor of education, said,
“The bachelor of science in early childhood education is a degree
completion program designed to provide students with the knowledge and
skills necessary to work with young children in inclusive settings,
families and community support agencies in a diverse society.”

For
more information, contact noecenter@campbellsville.edu or (606)
451-8474. The Larry and Beverly Noe Education Center is located at
Stoplight 22 on U.S. 27 south in Somerset.

“With more than a
dozen in-class and online options, the Noe Center is rapidly becoming
the go-to location for those in the Somerset region who want bachelor’s
and master’s degrees,” Spears said.

Campbellsville University is
a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than
3,500 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees,
five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website
for complete information is campbellsville.edu.