Open houses for local colleges

November 7th, 2015 4:13 pm

Keystone College will host an open house on Saturday, Nov. 14, at its La Plume campus. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Theatre in Brooks and the day’s activities will conclude at 2 p.m.

Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to tour the campus and meet with faculty in their major, meet current Keystone students and their personal enrollment adviser.

Information on admissions, academic programs, financial aid, scholarships, student life, athletics and the honors program will be provided. To register or for more information, visit, call 1-877-4-COLLEGE or e-mail

King’s College will host an open house for high school students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15. Participants will have an opportunity to attend sessions on the various academic majors at King’s College. Sessions on financial aid, career planning and placement, as well as the honors, study abroad and internship programs will be available. A panel discussion of student life at King’s College will also be featured.

High school seniors also have an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a King’s student by attending classes, meeting with admission representatives and taking a tour of the campus during Senior Preview Days on Nov. 13 and 20.

The Open House and Senior Preview Days are free and advance registration is preferable. To register, visit the website For more information contact Dr. Thomas Landon, associate director of admissions, at 570-208-8389.

The School of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Lackawanna College, located on state route 848 off exit 219, Interstate 81, is holding an information session for prospective students and their families at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Call 570-465-2344 to register, or email Visit for information on degree program offerings.

Wyoming Seminary Lower and Upper Schools have scheduled a November Visitation Day for area elementary, middle and high school students and their families from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Lower School is located at 1560 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, and the Upper School will be at the Stettler Learning Resources Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston.

Visiting students are invited to experience a typical school day by shadowing a student in his/her current grade level and joining with other students for lunch.

All those interested in attending the Fall Visitation Day are asked to respond by Tuesday, Nov. 10. For more information, or to sign up for the event, call the Lower School admissions office at 570-718-6610, and the Upper School admissions office at 570-270-2160, or register online at