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October 18, 2012
Harrison College celebrating 110th Anniversary with Open House, Networking Event
From a Harrison College press release:
Harrison College Connection will feature area businesses that are accepting employment applications
GROVE CITY, OH - Harrison College, a private sector college serving more than 4,500 students at 14 campuses in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina and Online, will celebrate its 110th anniversary by hosting "The Harrison College Connection" an open house, career fair, and networking event at its Grove City Campus on Oct. 23 from 10am-noon and 5-7pm.
The event is open to the public, and admission is free of charge. The campus is located at 3880 Jackpot Road in Grove City.
Job seekers will have the opportunity to submit applications with numerous area businesses that will be on hand for the event. More than a dozen area employers have confirmed attendance, including Fifth Third Bank, Charter One Bank, First Service Federal Credit Union, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), Crown Services, and the City of Grove City. Representatives from state and local government are also expected to attend.
Harrison College, formerly known as Indiana Business College, first opened its doors in Marion, Ind. in 1902. The college has operated in Grove City since 2009. Harrison College currently offers bachelor's degrees, associate's degrees, certificates, and diplomas in more than 40 programs across five schools of study (Business, Criminal Justice, Health Sciences, Information Technology, and Veterinary Technology). It also operates a culinary school, The Chef's Academy, in Indianapolis and Raleigh, N.C.
"We wanted to celebrate our 110th anniversary in a meaningful way," Pat Mozley, Grove City Campus President, said. "For more than a century, we've provided career-focused education in the communities that we serve. So opening our campus to the public for a networking event is the perfect way to celebrate this milestone."
Harrison College faculty and staff will join local career experts to provide resume tips job search advice during break-out sessions.
ABOUT HARRISON COLLEGE
Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 4,500 students throughout the United States and internationally, with 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, a culinary school in Indiana and one in North Carolina, and courses online at Harrison.edu. The institution grants associate and bachelor's degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice, and veterinary technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef's Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom or a combination of both. Harrison College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), and authorized as a degree granting institution by the Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Dedicated to excellence in higher learning, the college is currently a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College and has a rich history of preparing students for success in their chosen profession. For more information, visit http://www.harrison.edu.