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Prior Learning Assessment Information Session at Marylhurst

For Release: August 14, 2012

Marylhurst University's Prior Learning Assessment program will host a fall information session September 11. The university's PLA program offers students the opportunity to earn credit toward – and reduce the expense of – a bachelor's degree by documenting the knowledge they've gained during years of work and lifelong learning. PLA staff members will share examples of how corporate and on-the-job training, community service, travel study, independent research and related learning experiences can be evaluated for credit toward a degree using a writing- and research-intensive process.

WHEN:           Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:         Marylhurst University, BP John Administration Building

COST:             Free

CONTACT:    Jackie Fowler, 503.699.6260,

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,900 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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