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Moravian College to hold Science Open House on October 15
BETHLEHEM, Pa. October 7, 2004 — Moravian College will host an Open House specifically for prospective students with an interest in science-related fields of study on Friday, October 15. The day’s focus is designed to exceed the usual broad-based open house experience and concentrate on topics important to students who wish to pursue a science education in a liberal arts academic environment.
The program begins at 9:30 a.m. with registration and a faculty reception in the Haupert Union Building. At 10:05 a.m., vice-president for enrollment, Bernard Story will give the welcoming address in Prosser Auditorium. Speaker, Dr. Daniel Libby, professor and chair of the Chemistry Department, will discuss “The Natural Sciences in a Liberal Arts Context.”
At 10:35 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., parents and students may tour Moravian’s beautiful Main Street Campus, led by a Moravian College 26-Points student ambassador. Visitors will return to Prosser Auditorium where James Mackin, director of admissions, will discuss Moravian admission and financial aid policies. Dr. Carl Salter, associate professor of chemistry, will provide information on student opportunities for academic research and the Honors Program at Moravian.
Presenters, parents, and potential Moravian students will break for a forty-minute lunch at 12:40 p.m., to be served in the Haupert Union Building dining hall.
Two informational sessions and departmental presentations are scheduled for the afternoon in Collier Hall of Science: Session I — 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics; Session II, — 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics. Students and parents may choose to attend any sessions of particular interest.
For more information, contact Moravian’s Science Admissions Office at 610 861-1365. To register online go to Moravian’s website at http://www.moravian.edu/admission/openHouseScience.asp