April 22, 2016

Manor College partners with Abington Art Center


The partnership between Manor College and the Abington Art Center is announced on March 29 by (from left): Sally Mydlowec, executive vice-president and dean of academic affairs at Manor; Marge Horner, director of arts programs at the Abington Art Center; Manor College President Jonathan Peri; and Stephen Grieco, Manor’s associate dean of academic affairs.

JENKINTOWN, Pa. – Manor College officially became a partner with its neighbor, the Abington Art Center, and introduced The Artist Scholars Program @ Manor College.

The Artist Scholars Program @ Manor College is a partnership between the Abington Art Center and Manor College.  Under this agreement, students who successfully complete designated courses and workshops at the Abington Art Center will be eligible to receive up to 12 transferable college credits in art for Manor College.  Students enrolled in the program will also be eligible for additional scholarships and substantial tuition discounts through Manor College.

This is the first partnership between the two local entities. The purpose of this agreement, announced on March 29, is to encourage students who are taking classes at the Abington Art Center to further continue their education as a Manor College student. This partnership is currently in effect and students are to speak with Dr. Stephen Grieco, associate dean of academic affairs, Manor College, at 215-885-2360, ext. 223, or Marge Horner, director of arts programs, Abington Art Center, at 215-887-4882, ext. 111, for more information and to utilize this opportunity.

Located in suburban Philadelphia, Manor College is a private two-year institution offering transfer and career-oriented programs to traditional age and adult students.  Manor was founded in 1947 by the Ukrainian Sisters of St. Basil the Great, whose heritage and tradition are the pursuit of truth and the building of a Christian community.

Manor College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and offers over 30 academic programs, concentrations and certificates, including advanced degrees through its University Center @ Manor College (www. manor.edu/university-center).