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Free Information Session Set for Nov. 6 in Macon
October 31, 2006

Session Contact:
Call (478) 301-5402
or (877) 840-8599
or e-mail
Media Contact:
Mark Vanderhoek
(478) 301-4037
or (800) 837-2911

MACON — If you plan to make earning a college degree one of your New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to take action. Mercer University’s Macon Regional Academic Center will hold a free information session on Monday, Nov. 4, regarding its spring academic session for adult learners, which begins in January.
The information session will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the W.G. Lee Alumni House, located on the corner of Coleman Avenue and College Street. Academic advisors, professors and admissions counselors will be available to answer questions and discuss programs.
Designed for adults learners who want to earn a bachelor’s degree, the Center’s evening and weekend programs offer once-a-week classes in eight-week sessions, providing the flexibility needed to fit into busy work and family schedules. Financial aid is available for students who attend half time or more.
Three of the University’s 11 schools and colleges have undergraduate degree programs at the Macon Center. The Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics offers a bachelor of business administration degree. 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 degree programs in criminal justice, human services, information systems and liberal studies.
Individuals can submit an application online at The priority admission deadline is Dec. 8.  Official education transcripts are required for admission. For more information or to register for the information session, call (478) 301-5402 or (877) 840-8599, or e-mail
About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University has 7,300 students; 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; major campuses in Macon and Atlanta; four regional academic centers across the state; a university press; teaching hospitals in Macon and Savannah; an educational partnership with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta; an engineering research center in Warner Robins; a performing arts center in Macon; and a NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit
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