Prospective students of all ages are extended a cordial invitation to an Open House at the Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community College, which is at 701 Briarcliff Avenue in Oak Ridge.
The event is being held on a Saturday, April 14, in the atrium of the campusâ€™s Coffey-McNally Building. It began at 10:30 a.m. with check-in.
Jim McDaniel, director of student enrollment and recruitment, said the Open House is for â€œanyone who wants to go to college.â€
Information about the admission process and financial aid scholarships will be available. Faculty members will be on hand to discuss the collegeâ€™s academic programs.
Attendees can meet with representatives from the library, learning center, as well as take a tour of the Oak Ridge campus.
The college is also hosting a â€œReconnect Readyâ€ program in the computer lab in the Coffey-McNally Building for adults who want to return to college or begin their studies. At the event, Roane State staff members will be on hand to assist them in applying to Roane State, completing the Reconnect scholarship application, and filing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
The Tennessee Reconnect is the stateâ€™s new last-dollar grant program for adults to attend a community college tuition-free this fall.