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AASU to Host Adults Back to College Session

Savannah, GA--The Office of Adult Academic Services at Armstrong Atlantic State university will host a series of information sessions for adults (today’s students) who are interested in earning a college degree. The sessions are for adults who are new to college or are reentry students (men and women) whose academic goals were deferred or interrupted for reasons of work, family, or other commitments.

Adult Back to College sessions are intended "to help adults realize they can fulfill their dreams of getting a college education" said Deanna Cross, assistant dean of Adult Academic Services. Faculty and admissions counselors will be on hand with specifics about "the various degrees, financial aid, scholarships, and other programs offered at AASU."

Adults Back to College sessions, which are free and open to the public, will be held on the following dates:

September 8
10:00 A.M.
AASU's Ashmore Auditorium

October 9
6:00 P.M.
Wilmington Island Community Center, located at 160 Whitemarsh Island Road (next to Coastal Middle School)

November 17
10:00 A.M.
Bank of America Board Room, located at 203 Laurel Street in Springfield

Adult Academic Services houses information on degree programs and university services; hosts focus group sessions and workshops; coordinates academic advisement and tutorial services; and provides individual guidance to new and reentry students, both on and off campus. It is open from 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays and 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. on Fridays. During the fall and spring semesters, it is open on Saturdays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Armstrong Atlantic offers undergraduate degrees from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health Professions, and the College of Education and graduate degrees from the School of Graduate Studies. Some 5,500 students and more than 240 faculty members are currently a part of the university.

Counselors are available to answer questions about the admissions process by calling 912.927.5277. Those requiring answers to financial-aid questions should call 912.927.5272.


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