EXCEL Programs to celebrate grand re-opening of Columbia City site

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2010-11-24
Huntington, Ind. — Huntington University’s EXCEL Adult Degree Programs will host a grand re-opening of its Columbia City location at 220 Frontage Road on Dec. 8. The event is a celebration of the renovations to the site and the new partnership with Ivy Tech Community College—Northeast.

The open house will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. At that time, Dr. G. Blair Dowden, president of Huntington University, and Dr. Jerrilee Mosier, chancellor of Ivy Tech, will both give remarks.

The public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided, and attendees will receive a gift.

To RSVP or with questions, call 800-600-4888 or e-mail excel@huntington.edu.

EXCEL offers online and evening classes tailored to the schedule of working adults. Onsite classes are held one night per week, one subject at a time in Huntington, Columbia City and Wabash, Ind. Classes last five to eight weeks and lead to an associate degree in organizational management or Christian ministry or bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, human resource management, not-for-profit leadership or nursing (RN to BSN).
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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