Franklin University Hosts Grand Opening Event for New Beavercreek, Ohio Location
For Immediate Release: November 9, 2012
Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations
Beavercreek, OH —
Franklin University hosted its Beavercreek location grand opening on Thursday, Nov. 8, providing government, business, and community members with an opportunity to tour the new facility as well as socialize with representatives from the University.
The event marked the culmination of nearly six months of development, efforts which launched in June after the University received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to expand its program offerings through a new regional location.
The main program included remarks from:
- Jane Robinson, Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief of Staff
- Dr. David R. Decker, President, Franklin University
- Gary James, Chairman, Franklin University Board of Trustees
- Toni Overholser, CEO/President, Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce
- Sandy Brubaker, Director of the Beavercreek Location, Franklin University
The new Beavercreek regional location at Pentagon Pointe, 3800 Pentagon Blvd.at Fairfield Commons, provides students from Clark State Community College, Edison State College, and Sinclair Community College, as well as local students with previously earned credits higher accessibility to earn their Bachelor’s degree through the University’s transfer friendly programs. Students will have access to face to face programs, on-site advising services and student services such as a testing center.
A number of undergraduate programs are available through Franklin’s College of Arts, Sciences & Technology, College of Business, and College of Health & Public Administration, as well as Graduate programs in areas of Business, Human Resources, Marketing, Healthcare, Public Safety, Accounting and Computer Science.
The convenient new Beavercreek location includes advising, multi-functional classrooms, student study rooms, computer labs, testing center, a student lounge, and free parking.
For more information on the new Beavercreek location, visit beavercreek.franklin.edu.
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at www.franklin.edu.
Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).