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Moravian College to Hold Spring Open House for Sophomores and Juniors

Bethlehem, Pa., February 24, 2006—Moravian College will hold a spring open house for sophomores and juniors on Saturday, March 18, 2006, with a host of activities for students and their parents.

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in Johnston Hall, followed by a welcoming address by Bernie Story, vice-president for enrollment, and David Weber, assistant director of admissions.

Twenty-Six Points student ambassadors will conduct tours of the main campus, leaving from Johnston Hall from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. The walking tour will visit the Main Street Campus, dining halls, computer labs, athletic facilities, residence halls, and surrounding locations.

Moravian faculty will provide an overview of academic opportunities and the liberal arts curriculum from 10:45 – 11:30 a.m., in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building. During the same timeline, the Admissions and Financial Aid offices will conduct a program in Johnston Hall. James Mackin, director of admissions, and Stephen Cassel, director of financial aid, will discuss the enrollment process. Information concerning early decision, scholarships, and other admission and financial aid opportunities will be addressed also. A repeat of these sessions is scheduled from 11:45 – 12:30 p.m. to provide the opportunity for parents and students to attend both presentations.

A light lunch at the Pavilion, Haupert Union Building, from 12:30 – 2:00 p. m., will allow a chance to mingle and chat with current Moravian students and the admissions staff. Moravian faculty, representing each academic department, will be on hand to answer specific questions at the Academic Fair in the Atrium at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex.

Moravian shuttle services will be provided at the Haupert Union Building to explore Moravian’s art and music facilities in downtown Historic Bethlehem.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.