Tuesday, February 24, 2004

Lincoln University’s Graduate Program to Host Spring Open House on March 20; Students to Learn About Faculty, Courses at University’s Center for Graduate and Continuing Education

Lincoln University, PA (www.lincoln.edu)– Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree can receive a comprehensive overview of Lincoln University’s graduate degree courses on Saturday, March 20, 2004 from 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. at the University’s Center for Graduate and Continuing Education, 3020 Market Street, in Philadelphia. Registration will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The main program will run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Each spring, the University’s Graduate and Continuing Education program hosts an open house for potential graduate students to meet administrators, talk with faculty and staff as well as alumni in Lincoln’s graduate programs. The event will also afford attendees the opportunity to receive an overview of Graduate and Continuing Education topics, including academic programs, scholarships, financial aid and campus life.
Students interested in attending Lincoln University’s graduate open house should reserve their space by contacting the University’s Office of Admissions at (800) 790-0191 by Thursday, March 18, 2004.

In recent years, the U.S. Postal Service has added to the Lincoln legacy by honoring the achievements of two of the University’s renowned alumni—world-acclaimed poet Langston Hughes ’29, and famed civil rights attorney and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall ’30—with commemorative stamps.

Located in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, Lincoln University is nationally recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics); computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. The University is in the midst of a yearlong celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. Lincoln will hold 150th anniversary galas this spring in Washington, D.C. (April 17) and New York City (May 6). For more information on Lincoln, please visit our Web site at www.lincoln.edu.

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For more information, contact:
Samuel W. Pressley, Director
Howard G. Kelly, Jr. Assistant Director
Lincoln University's Office of Marketing & Communications,
610-932-1094; e-mail: spressley@lu.lincoln.edu; home: 856-582-9574; hkelly@lu.lincoln.edu


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