February 27, 2003
Universitys Graduate Program to Host Spring Open
House on March 29; Students to Receive an Opportunity
to Learn About Faculty, Courses at Universitys Center
for Graduate and Continuing Education
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu) Students interested
in pursuing a graduate degree can receive a comprehensive
overview of Lincoln Universitys graduate degree
programs on Saturday, March 29 from 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. at
the Universitys Center for Graduate and Continuing
Education, 3020 Market Street, in downtown Philadelphia.
Registration will be conducted from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
Spring, the Universitys Graduate and Continuing
Education program hosts an open house for potential graduate
students to meet administrators and talk with faculty
and staff, as well as alumni of the Universitys
graduate programs. The event will also afford attendees
the opportunity to receive an overview of key topics in
the Graduate and Continuing Education program, including
academic programs, scholarships, financial aid and campus
persons who desire to continue their education at the
graduate level in areas of human services, education,
educational administration and management, Lincoln University
provides an excellent opportunity, said Dr. Gladys
J. Willis, dean of the Universitys School of Humanities
and Graduate Studies. The uniqueness of Lincolns
graduate program is that classes are offered in the evening
and on Saturdays, which accommodate the needs of persons
who have full-time jobs.
interested in attending Lincoln Universitys graduate
open house should reserve their space by contacting the
Universitys Office of Admissions at (800) 790-0191
by March 26.
in 1854 as the nations first Historically Black
University, Lincoln University combines the best elements
of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate core
curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet the
needs of students living in a highly technological and
has the unprecedented distinction among all colleges and
universities of having two of its alumni honored with
U.S. commemorative stamps. Last month, the U.S. Postal
Service honored Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American
Supreme Court Justice, and a 1930 Lincoln University graduate,
became the 26th honoree in Black Heritage Commemorative
Series. Last February, the U.S. Postal Service also issued
a Commemorative, first class stamp for 1929 Lincoln alumnus
Langston Hughes, a world-acclaimed poet.
University is nationally recognized as a major producer
of African Americans with undergraduate degrees in the
physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics); computer
and information sciences; and biological and life sciences.
April 2003 through May 2004, the University will celebrate
its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, with an array
of campus and external events, activities and announcements.
For more information about Lincoln University, please
visit our Web site at www.lincoln.edu.