Lackawanna College, Temple University sign new transfer agreement


Deal will allow students from 14 majors at Lackawanna to complete Temple’s general education requirements upon graduation

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At the articulation agreement signing, from left, Lackawanna College Academic Dean Dr. Suzanne Cercone and Temple University Director of Admissions Karin W. Mormando.


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SCRANTON — Lackawanna College announced a new broad transfer opportunity with Temple University for graduates in 14 majors.

A new GenEd-to-GenEd transfer agreement signed between the two institutions will allow Lackawanna students in one of the programs below the chance to complete Temple’s general education requirements upon the completion of their degree.

Applicable majors from Lackawanna College are:

• Business Administration

• Communication Arts and Media Technology

• Computer Information Systems

• Criminal Justice – Counseling

• Criminal Justice – Police

• Early Childhood Education

• Education

• Entrepreneurship

• Environmental Science

• Liberal Studies

• Pre-Allied Health

• Psychology

• Recreation & Sport Management

• Sport Management

Lackawanna students may be required to take certain electives in order to have their associate degree comply completely with the agreement. The GenEd-to-GenEd plan also allows for other Lackawanna degrees to become eligible for transfer in the future upon the mutual approval of both institutions.

The agreement makes Lackawanna College the only institution in Lackawanna County to offer such a broad agreement with Temple.

At the articulation agreement signing, from left, Lackawanna College Academic Dean Dr. Suzanne Cercone and Temple University Director of Admissions Karin W. Mormando.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_ABJ-Lack-Temple.jpgAt the articulation agreement signing, from left, Lackawanna College Academic Dean Dr. Suzanne Cercone and Temple University Director of Admissions Karin W. Mormando. Submitted photo
Deal will allow students from 14 majors at Lackawanna to complete Temple’s general education requirements upon graduation

For Abington Journal

Information provided by Lackawanna College.

Information provided by Lackawanna College.

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