Sunday November 29th, 2015 6:12PM

Prospective students can 'Preview Piedmont' Feb. 13

By Staff
DEMOREST - Piedmont College will host a preview day on Thursday, Feb. 13 for students and parents interested in learning about academic programs available at the Demorest campus.<br /> <br /> The event is open to anyone interested in learning more about Piedmont College, including high school students, as well as adult learners wanting to return to college or enroll for the first time. Parents are also welcome to attend.<br /> <br /> From 3-5 p.m., prospective students are invited to drop in for an Academic Fair at the Swanson Center, which will feature information on academics, student activities, athletics, and travel study programs. Campus tours will be held from 5-6 p.m., followed by dinner in the Brookside Dining Hall at 6 p.m. A limited number of complimentary tickets are also available to see the Piedmont College Theatre perform "Blithe Spirit." The Swanson Center is located at 365 College Drive in Demorest.<br /> <br /> For more information about Preview Piedmont day, contact the Admission Office at 1-800-277-7020 x1103 or email Participants can register online at
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