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USC Palmetto College brings online degree completion information sessions to Lexington libraries


Lexington, S.C. – University of South Carolina Palmetto College and Lexington County Public Library are partnered to provide county residents with a series of information sessions that can assist them in completing bachelor’s degrees online.

The next information session for Lexington County residents will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at 6 p.m. at the Gilbert-Summit Branch of the Lexington County Public Library, 200 Sunset Drive, West Columbia, S.C.; the event is free and open to the public. Prospective students can learn about the 14 online degree offerings, financial aid and requirements for admission.

By providing access to online bachelor’s degree completion programs, USC Palmetto College provides an accessible, affordable and flexible path to a bachelor’s degree that can enable graduates to better pursue their career and life aspirations without having to leave their jobs, families or communities.

“Lexington County Public Library, and each of our state’s county library systems, provide excellent resources and services to lifelong learners,” said USC Palmetto College Chancellor Susan Elkins. “We're pleased to partner with the Lexington libraries to introduce these new opportunities for online degree completion to Lexington County residents.”

“Libraries advance education, individual opportunity and community progress,” said Lexington County Public Library Director Kelly Poole. “Because libraries and learning go hand-in-hand, we partnered with USC Palmetto College.”

Upcoming Lexington County Public Library information sessions will be held at the following locations: Gaston Branch (Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.); Chapin Branch (Nov. 12 at 11 a.m.); Batesburg-Leesville Branch (Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.); Swansea Branch (Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m.); and Pelion Branch (Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.).

For more information, visit www.palmettocollege.sc.edu, and contact Alice Taylor-Colbert at acolbert@mailbox.sc.edu or (803) 777-1430 to learn more about the upcoming library information sessions.

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