April 10, 2008
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL
OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS, PARENTS
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Dr. William Bynum, vice president
for student affairs and enrollment management, told a record
crowd of prospective high school students, their parents
and chaperons at Spring Open House that Lincoln University
provides an inviting and nurturing environment that ensures
success after graduation.
place like Lincoln University,” Dr. Bynum said. “It
is a place where your educational experience will be rich and rewarding. You
will be more than a number and you will be taught and prepared to achieve your
life’s goals. We are a family, and we want you to come here.”
to Admissions Director Michael Taylor, the event attracted
over 1,000 visitors and was designed to showcase the university’s academic offerings and
“The Open House was a tremendous
success,” Taylor said. “We
were delighted to have students from many high schools on
our campus, and we were extremely happy to see the excitement
and enthusiasm the students showed towards their interest
in Lincoln University.”
The visitors listened to remarks from
administrators and student leaders and were treated to musical
presentations from student organizations, including the newly
formed marching band.
The high school students and parents
toured the campus and a visited the various academic departments.
Open House ended with on-site admissions for students.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, historically Black University that
combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological
and global society. The 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. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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