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Moravian College to hold Fall Open House for Prospective Students

Bethlehem, Pa., October 8, 2010—Moravian College will hold a fall open house for prospective students on Saturday, October 30 with a host of activities for high school sophomores, juniors, seniors and their parents. Visitors are invited to take a campus tour, go to information sessions, visit the bookstore, and discover how Moravian will help them build a foundation for their future through its quality academic and co-curricular programs.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. in Johnston Hall, followed by welcoming remarks by Christopher M. Thomforde, president, Bernard Story, vice president for enrollment, and Angela Colon, 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.

Parents will take an in depth look at the admission and financial aid process and gain a unique perspective on the Moravian College experience during the session, An Insider’s Guide to Moravian College, held in Prosser Auditorium, Haupert Union Building from 11:00-11:45 a.m. At the same time, prospective students will have the opportunity to meet admissions staff and learn about Moravian College’s programs, the admissions process, and more at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex. Moravian faculty will provide an overview of academic opportunities and the liberal arts curriculum from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., during the Academic Fair in the Atrium of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex.

A light lunch at the Pavilion, Haupert Union Building, from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m., will allow visitors a chance to mingle and chat with current Moravian students and the admissions staff. Moravian shuttle services will be provided at the Haupert Union Building to explore Moravian’s art and music facilities in downtown historic Bethlehem beginning at 12:45 p.m.

For more information or to register online visit, http://www.moravian.edu/openhouse or call 610 861-1320.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation regarding physical accessibility, please contact the Office of Admissions at (610) 861-1320 at least one week prior to the event

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.