May 07, 2012

Explore the Arts Information Session at HACC-Lebanon May 10

LEBANON – Programs of study and expanded art offerings at HACC’s Lebanon Campus will be highlighted during an “Explore the Arts” information session 6-7 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at HACC’s Lebanon Campus, 735 Cumberland St. in Lebanon.
 To help students who want to make art a career, HACC-Lebanon Campus is expanding its on-site offerings. Of the associate in arts degrees HACC offers, students can now complete the art and design degree at the Lebanon Campus and about 80 percent of the fine arts degree as well as the foundational course work for the graphic design degree.
 “There is a lot of interest in the arts in Lebanon and HACC taps into what the community values,” said Cheryl Batdorf, executive dean at the Lebanon Campus. “We have a strong relationship with the Lebanon Valley Council of the Arts and we have the First Friday Art Walks so the whole community is starting to embrace the arts.”
During recent renovations, an art studio has been created, which has special lighting and natural light and is stocked with easels, tables, plenty of storage, a brush cleaning area and more, Batdorf said.
More about HACC’s programs of study, simplified enrollment process, financial aid, scholarship options and student support services will be available during the information session. Art Faculty will be available to provide detailed information about the programs.Light refreshments and optional campus tour also will be available.
To register for this free event, go to and click on “Events” or call 717-270-4222 for more information.