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Lackawanna College to hold open house August 1 to mark five-year anniversary

Lackawanna College will celebrate the Sunbury Center’s five-year anniversary by holding an open house on Monday, August 1.

The official ceremony will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. at 1145 N. 4th Street in Sunbury, but doors open at 9 a.m. with enrollment opportunities starting at that time.

Local dignitaries will be in attendance, including Philip Campbell, Sunbury Center director; Tom Bogush, regional director of Admissions at Lackawanna College, Sunbury Mayor Joshua A. Brosious; Derrick Backer, Sunbury city administrator; Marc Freeman, Shikellamy Principal; Lynda Schlegal Culver, state representative; Joe Kantz, Snyder County commissioner; Kymberley Best, Northumberland County commissioner; Aimee Buehner, chamber representative; Sierra Woodling, Sunbury Revitalization Inc.; Westley Smith, building owner; and several Lackawanna College alumni.

At the open house, prospective students and others interested in learning more about what the college offers can enroll, tour the building and receive one-on-one help with Financial Aid.

Any student who enrolls will have their application and commitment fees waived.

As the community’s college, the Sunbury Center offers residents the chance to study the latest, high-demand fields such as Medical Assisting, Criminal Justice and Business Administration.

Bachelor degrees include Business, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Restaurant and Foodservice Management and RN to BSN. The Center’s Associate degree programs include Accounting, Business Administration, Business Studies, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Cyber Security, Human Services, Petroleum & Natural Gas Technology, Professional Studies and Sport Management.

Additionally, the Center has certificates in 3D Printing and Medical Assisting. There are also select programs available online such as Business Administration.

The College also recently signed an articulation agreement with Susquehanna University. That agreement allows qualifying students guaranteed acceptance as a junior at the university.