Admissions Staff to Coordinate Event; Will Showcase Academic Programs, Student Services, Campus Activities

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- With the start of the Fall 2012 semester just four months away, SUNY Orange will offer prospective students insight into its academic programs and student services during its annual Spring Admissions Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 in the Shepard Student Center on the Middletown campus.

The event will be targeted to students who may be contemplating beginning or continuing their college education in the fall. It is an ideal opportunity for local high school seniors who are still investigating their college options for the coming semester, as well has those high school juniors looking to gather advance information to supplement their early research on potential college choices.

Faculty and staff members will be on hand to discuss the College’s many academic degree programs, as well as transfer and career possibilities students enjoy following graduation from SUNY Orange. Financial aid, scholarship guidelines and admissions forms will be available as well.

Students at SUNY Orange also enjoy many extra-curricular endeavors, and athletics and student activities representatives will have information regarding many of the sports programs, clubs and organizations at the College. SUNY Orange also operates a challenging academic Honors Program for highly motivated and talented students, and enjoys membership in the Hudson Valley Educational Consortium, which affords SUNY Orange students the chance to complete first responder and sustainability-related degree programs offered by either SUNY Ulster, SUNY Rockland or SUNY Sullivan.

SUNY Orange administers nearly 40 academic majors, boasts the finest community college student transfer success rate in the State University of New York system and provides diverse educational opportunities to help students meet their goals.

Tours of the Middletown campus will be provided and light refreshments will be available in the Shepard Center’s Fireplace Lounge. The Shepard Student Center is located at the intersection of South and Bennett streets. Parking is available nearby.

The College will also be holding a similar open house on its Newburgh campus from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15 in the Great Room of Kaplan Hall. For additional information, contact the Admissions Office at (845) 341-4030.

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Mike Albright
Communications Officer
115 South Street
Middletown, NY 10940