New IST credit certificate offered at Penn State, The Lancaster Center

Penn State, The Lancaster Center is offering a new credit certificate for fall in Information Sciences and Technology (IST). Information sessions will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the center, located at 1383 Arcadia Road (the Farm and Home Center), in Lancaster. The event is free and open to the public.

Designed with the adult student in mind, this 13-credit certificate offers an excellent way to begin or resume a college education and is an important credential to add to a resume. Credits earned in the certificate also can be applied toward a degree. Courses in the certificate are offered on Saturdays and two classes are scheduled for fall.

Information, People, and Technology (IST 110) begins Sept. 10 and continues through Oct. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New Media and the Web (IST 250) begins Oct. 29 and continues through Dec. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This course does not meet on Saturday, Nov 26.

To register, or for more information please, call 717-299-7667 or email lancaster@yk.psu.edu. Registrations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. Learn more about Penn State, The Lancaster Center by visiting their website at www.lancastercenter.psu.edu online.

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Last Updated July 28, 2011