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Clayton State plans open house, info sessions this week

Photo by Ginny Sampson

Photo by Ginny Sampson

"When you prepare for your future, you create your own success!"

That's the theme for the Clayton State University Office of Recruitment and Admissions' Fall Open House, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration for the open house will begin at 8:30 a.m., and campus tours will be available following the program.

The day's agenda will include: a welcome from Clayton State President Dr. Thomas J. "Tim" Hynes Jr.; academic program sessions for all majors; student panels for prospective freshman, transfer, and nontraditional students; Q and A sessions with admissions, financial aid, and housing staff members; an academic and organization fair; and a free lunch in the Lakeside Dining Hall.

Each registered participant is welcome to bring up to two guests. Registration is available at http://admissions.clayton.edu/eventFALL2010OH.asp.

More information is available by e-mailing csuinfo@clayton.edu or calling 678-466-4115.

The university's departments of Teacher Education, English, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Humanities are inviting both current Clayton State students and the general public interested in teaching secondary education (grades six to 12) to a pair of information sessions at the university.

The first is a general Secondary Information Session for those who are interested in teaching grades six through 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday in room G101 of the Clayton State Arts and Sciences Building. This session will provide information for prospective students as well as those who have already entered the Clayton State Teacher Education program.

More information on this session is available by contacting the following: English - Dr. Ruth Caillouet at RuthCaillouet@clayton.edu; Mathematics - Dr. Nathan Borchelt at NathanBorchelt@clayton.edu; History - Dr. Randy Rosenburg at R. B. Rosenburg@clayton.edu; Biology - Dr. Samantha Fowler at SamanthaFowler@clayton.edu.

The Master of Arts in Teaching Session for current and prospective MAT students will include a reception and information session from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in room G224 of the Arts and Sciences Building. The MAT English and MAT Mathematics programs at Clayton State prepare future teachers for teaching grades six to 12.

This session will provide information for prospective students and for current MAT students already in the program. Refreshments will be served.

More information is available by contacting the following: English -- RuthCaillouet@clayton.edu, Mathematics -Dr. Linda Nash at LindaNash@clayton.edu; Education - Dr. Shayla Mitchell at ShaylaMitchell@clayton.edu.

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Clayton State University is an outstanding comprehensive metropolitan university located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.