by Pearlie M.Bowser
The Albany State University Office of Recruitment and Admissions is set to showcase over 40 undergraduate academic programs and other services to seniors during a special campus visitation day to honor students in the Dougherty County School System. County School System. The DCSS visitation begins at 9 a.m. Friday, November 15 in the HPER Gymnasium located on the campus.
ASU students, faculty and staff will showcase the university’s academic and student life programs and services. The university offers academic majors that lead to careers in nursing, medicine, pharmacy, and education.
Articulation agreements with University System of Georgia institutions enable students pursuing careers in medicine, pharmacy, and engineering to complete an undergraduate degree at ASU, and then transfer to the partner’s school to complete the degree.
Through the ASU Office of Global Programs students have completed courses in China, Ghana, and Trinidad and Tobago. Visitation Day participants will also learn about careers in the arts and tour ASU theatre and music departments. Student life opportunities include intramural sports, recreation, and over fifty student led organizations including Greek letter fraternities and sororities.
“We’d like for ASU to be the first choice of students in the Dougherty County School System searching for college options. Academic excellence is our top priority. We offer attractive housing packages, recreation, a stadium, and championship athletic programs,” said Interim Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Dr. Patricia Wilson. “We also need parents to take advantage of the cost of living savings when students remain in Albany to earn their undergraduate degrees,” she added.