The free event offers a one-stop shop for nontraditional
students interested in pursuing a degree or professional
certification to improve their career outlook and future.
The event will be held at the following locations:
Brunswick University Center, 3605 Center Road in Brunswick
5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, June
Corporate College West,
25425 Center Ridge Road in Westlake
5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday,
4250 Richmond Road in Highland Hills
5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
2900 Community College Ave. in Cleveland
11 a.m.-1 p.m and 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 26;
11000 Pleasant Valley Road in Parma
5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday,
Participants will learn about degree and certificate programs
offered at the College; flexible course schedules designed to
fit around job and family commitments; and academic, career and
financial support services offered to Tri-C students.
To register for Adult Student Visit Night, go to
Ohio Options at Tri-C: Commencement honors Adults earning high
school equivalency diplomas:
The academic achievement and determination of nearly 200 adults
who returned to the classroom to earn a high school diploma will
be celebrated Thursday, June 14, 2018, at
The 2018 Ohio Options Adult Diploma Program and High School
Equivalency Commencement will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the
College’s Metropolitan Campus Auditorium, located at 2900
Community College Ave. in Cleveland.
Graduates earned their diplomas at Tri-C through the Ohio
Department of Education’s Ohio Options program, which
serves state residents who have
less than a 12th-grade education and are beyond age 18.
Ohio Options and the College’s adult education programs help
adults build the skills they need to become employed or pursue
higher education or training.
Data shows that adults without a high school diploma are twice
as likely to live in poverty.
“Success in life begins with education,” said JaNice Marshall,
associate vice president of access and community engagement at
Tri-C. “Gaining a diploma opens the door to a better future for
each of these graduates. It’s a step toward reaching their true
Thursday’s commencement ceremony at Metro Campus will honor
118 students who earned their high school equivalency diploma
and another 79 graduating with both a diploma and an in-demand
They keynote speaker at the event will be
Cynthia C. Dungey, director of the Ohio Department of Job and
To learn about the Ohio Options programs at Tri-C:
or call 216-987-3029 for information
on earning a high school equivalency diploma.
or call 216-987-0610 for information on earning
a high school diploma
while simultaneously taking job-training courses to work in
growth industries. Applicants must be 22 years old for the Adult
Tri-C ‘Encore Campus Fridays’ program offers learning
The Encore Campus Fridays program at
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) begins a new session of
classes July 13, 2018 to enrich the minds and lives of those
aged 55 and older.
The summer program runs every Friday for four weeks at Eastern
Campus in Highland Hills and Western Campus in Parma.
Age-eligible students can enroll in one to three classes for one
low fee of $49.99. The 50-minute classes take place between 9
a.m. and noon.
The overall course catalog features options on a wide variety of
subjects, including art, cinema, computers, history, music,
religion, science, yoga and more. Classes are taught by Tri-C
faculty, retired educators and subject experts.
“Encore Campus Fridays is a great way to socialize while
learning about topics you have always been interested in,” said
Suzanne Ortiz, who oversees the program. “The
opportunities are endless.”
Registration for the summer session of Encore Campus Fridays
is now open. To sign up for a course, call 216-987-3075 and
select option 1. Visit
www.tri-c.edu/encore for more information on the program.