BRADFORD Pa, - The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford's admissions office will host an Open House Nov. 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. for high school students and their families to learn about university life, academics, the admission process and meet with faculty, staff, and current students.
"Visits to our beautiful campus help prospective students and their families experience Pitt-Bradford in a personalized positive setting," said Vicky Pingie, associate director of admissions.
Dr. Livingston Alexander, president, will welcome guests to Pitt-Bradford at the Bromeley Family Theater in Blaisdell Hall at 1 p.m. Members of a faculty forum will answer questions about academic programs, and members of a student panel will talk to students and families about campus life. Members of the admissions staff will be on hand to answer questions, and student ambassadors will provide tours of the campus.
The Open House will also include presentations from Alexander Nazemetz, director of admissions, who will discuss the details of the admissions process, and Dr. Jessie Blackburn, assistant professor of English, who will give a talk on college academics.
Registration for the Open House will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Mukaiyama University Room in the Frame-Westerberg Commons. Students who attend the Open House will have their application fee waved.
For more information or to register, visit www.upb.pitt.edu/visit.aspx or call the Admissions Office at 800-872-1787. For disability-related needs, contact the Office of Disability Resources and Services at (814)362-7609 or