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Franklin University Hosts Grand Opening Event for New Beavercreek, Ohio Location

For Immediate Release: November 9, 2012

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

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 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

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, 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

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).


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