Ferndale, WA (Vocus) July 1, 2009
American Public University (APU, http://www.studyatapu.com)], a member institution of the American Public University System (http://www.apus.edu)], which provides career-enhancing master, bachelor and associate degree programs for more than 45,000 working adults around the world, will host prospective students for an all-day, first-of-its-kind virtual learning event and online admissions fair.
WHAT: EduFair, the first known live virtual admissions event, featuring detailed information on the offerings of APU's seven schools, live online chats and interaction with APU faculty and leadership, admissions and financial aid officials, student ambassadors, and education- and career-focused resources for download. APU is hosting EduFair in conjunction with CareerBuilder.com LLC, which will promote the event through its website and provide visitors career information and opportunities.
WHEN: Live, on Wednesday, July 8, from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT
(archived and on demand from July 9 to October 10)
WHERE: http://www.studyatapu.com (advance registration is requested)
- In EduFair's Academic Halls, APU deans and faculty of the Schools of Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; Management; Public Health and Safety; Science and Technology; and Security and Global Studies.
- In EduFair's Experience Halls, APU officials in charge of Admissions and the Online Library.
- Throughout EduFair, current APU students as well as APU alumni, ready to greet and answer visitor questions on a range of topics.
WHY: In today's global and highly competitive economy, professionals and working adults may be seeking ways to improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their careers, change professions and find new paths to growth and success. Online universities such as American Public University and its sister school, American Military University, provide a range of demanding, rewarding and career-focused degree programs. Sifting through the information can be a confusing and time-consuming process. EduFair brings into a single, interactive, online forum all of the people, information and answers a prospective student needs to know to make an informed decision about enrolling with APU.
CONTACT: Journalists and bloggers are encouraged to register and participate in EduFair. Contact Renée Hockaday at rhockaday (at) apus (dot) edu, or 703-334-3868, for more information.
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