For Immediate Release

Annual Spring Open House Set April 7

DANVILLE, VA, March 19, 2009 – Danville Community College will hold its annual Spring Open House on Tuesday, April 7. This year the events will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

This is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the community college. Throughout the day, visitors can sit in on college classes or tour program labs in air conditioning, electrical/electronics technology, auto body, automotive, drafting and design, graphic imaging technology, precision machining technology and information systems technology. There will be information on club sports, including baseball and the newest sports - soccer, golf and softball. Students seeking to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree can get more details about transfer options in the Liberal Arts, Business Administration, Engineering and Science programs.


"We are excited about this year's spring open house," says Cathy Pulliam, Coordinator of Recruitment and Enrollment Management. "Participants will be able to design a house in 3D, make parts on a CNC machine, view robots, software and instrumentation demonstrations, plus much more. Now is the time to find out about all the great programs and services offered at Danville Community College."

Additional activities on tap for prospective students include financial aid, college counseling, admissions and career assessment information. Students can also view DCC club displays and participate in student activities, such as fast pitch demonstrations, Wii Guitar Hero games, or blood pressure and blood sugar screenings.

DCC is one of 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The service area includes the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Halifax County. The college awards associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 40 programs of study.

For more information or to register, call the Spring Open House Hotline at 434.797.8501; toll free at 800.560.4291, ext. 8501; or click here.

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