Butler County Community CollegeAddress: P.O. Box 1203, College Drive, Butler, PA 16001
Web site: www.bc3.edu
President: Nick Neupauer
Director of communications and marketing: Jessica Matonak
BC3 is a regional community college with six locations serving eight counties. The college offers 57 two-year career and transfer programs and one-year certificates, as well as noncredit opporunities for professional certificates, public safety training and more. Contact BC3 to rent a space for business meetings, seminars, and other events.
Carlow UniversityAdministrative offices: 3333 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Telephone: 412-578-6000 or 800-333-2275
Web site: www.carlow.edu
The college offers a variety of programs in three locations: Cranberry Township, Oakland and Greensburg. The college has programs geared specifically toward women, and some weekend and evening programs for working adults who want to earn a college degree.
Clarion UniversityAddress: 840 Wood St., Clarion, Pennsylvania 16214-1232.
Telephone: 814-393-2000 or 800-672-7171
Web site: www.clarion.edu
Geneva CollegeAdministrative offices: 3200 College Ave., Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Telephone: 724-846-5100 or 800-847-8255
Web site: www.geneva.edu
The college is a Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies for traditional, adult and graduate students. The main campus is located in Beaver Falls. The college was founded in 1848 by the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America.
Grove City CollegeAddress: 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127
Web site: www.gcc.edu
President: Paul McNulty
The college is a Christian college that offers liberal arts, science and professional curriculum, with more than 60 degree programs and majors. It was founded in 1876.
Indiana (Pa.) University, NorthpointeAddress: 167 Northpointe Blvd., Freeport, PA 16229
Web site: www.iup.edu/northpointe
The campus serves Armstrong County and the surrounding region. In addition to the first year of classes in any of IUP’s 140-plus majors, students can also complete associate’s and master’s degrees, and a bachelor’s degree program for nurses.
LaRoche CollegeAddress: 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
The college is a private Catholic school founded in 1963, focusing mostly on liberal arts studies. It offers more than 50 majors.
Regional Learning AllianceAddress: 850 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Web site: www.therla.org
The Regional Learning Alliance offers 30 degrees from 10 higher education institutions in the region: Carlow University, Gannon University, Geneva College, HeartPrints Center for Early Education, Kaystone State Music Theater Academy, La Roche College, Penn State University, Robert Morris University, Slippery Rock University, and the University of Pittsburgh.
Robert Morris UniversityAdministrative offices: 6001 University Blvd., Moon Township, PA 15108
Web site: www.rmu.edu
The university's main branch is in Allegheny County, but select classes also are offered at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township. For information on these classes, call the admissions office.
Slippery Rock UniversityAddress: 300 Old Main, 1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Telephone: 724-738-9000 or 800-778-9111
Web site: www.SRU.edu
President: Cheryl Norton
Campus police: 724-738-3333
The university has about 8,600 students and 400 faculty members. Its main campus is in Slippery Rock, with classes also offered at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township.
Services open to the public include:
Sporting events: 724-738-2086
Aebersold Recreation Center: 724-738-4800
Multicultural programs: 724-738-2700
Child care for preschoolers: 724-738-2102
Summer camps and conferences: 724-738-2027