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Moravian College Fall Open House for Prospective Students on October 20

Bethlehem, Pa., October 2, 2012—Moravian College invites students to come and “pursue happiness” by visiting the campus on Saturday, October 20 for Moravian’s annual Fall Open House. During the Open House, prospective students and their families will be able to explore the campus, learn about campus organizations, and meet faculty, staff and current Moravian students, and learn about the value of a Moravian education.

The day will begin with registration on Moravian’s main campus, in Johnston Hall. Prospective students and their families are invited to enjoy coffee, tea, and light refreshments while mingling with faculty, staff, and current students. At 9:30 a.m., Moravian College President, Christopher Thomforde, and Vice President for Enrollment, Ken Huus, will deliver some opening remarks and welcome everyone to the open house.

From Johnston Hall, guests will disperse to various locations to explore many opportunities that Moravian College offers. Professors and students from various educational departments will be available to introduce prospective students to Moravian’s 50+ majors and explain Moravian’s unique programs, such as Add-Venture and SOAR.

In Prosser Auditorium, Colby McCarthy, director of financial aid, and Ken Huus, vice president for enrollment, will give a presentation on applying to, being accepted by, and paying for a Moravian education. In the HUB Pavilion, prospective students and families will learn about the advantages of Moravian’s Center for Leadership and Service and Career Center from a panel of current students and recent graduates.

At noon, visitors will be able to enjoy a light lunch while continuing conversations with faculty, coaches, and current students about getting involved at Moravian. Following lunch, Moravian’s Twenty-Six Points Student Ambassadors will provide tours of Moravian’s beautiful and historic campus.

To make online reservations, go to http://www.moravian.edu/openhouse. For additional information, please call the college's admission office at (610) 861-1320 or visit Moravian’s homepage at www.moravian.edu.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type of accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610-625-7880.

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. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College’s Web site at www.moravian.edu.