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King University News :: King University to Host Graduate and Professional Studies Information Sessions in East Tennessee

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 26, 2014 – King University will host information sessions for Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) degree options for adult learners. The information sessions will take place beginning April 9 at Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC) in Friendsville, and continue on April 10 at King’s Hardin Valley campus in Knoxville, April 17 at Roane State Community College (RSCC) in Harriman, April 21 at Walters State Community College (WSCC) in Sevierville, and April 24 at PSCC in Strawberry Plains. Sessions on April 9 and 10 will run from 5 – 7 p.m., while the April 17, 21 and 24 sessions will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m.  

King is making it easier for working adults throughout East Tennessee in their quest to obtain a college degree. The sessions, conducted by King University Admissions representatives, will provide information on how you can obtain your degree through King’s GPS program in as little as 16 months.

“Extending one’s education to include a bachelor’s degree provides increased career opportunities, whether a student is seeking to advance their career or they are transitioning from their current area of expertise into a new one,” said Kristi Reynolds, assistant vice president for Enrollment Management Graduate and Professional Studies Knoxville.

Those attending will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services, as well as King faculty.

The April 9 information session at PSCC’s Blount County location in Friendsville will be held in room 146 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available through PSCC Blount County are degree programs in both Business and Nursing.

King’s Hardin Valley campus in Knoxville will host an information session from 5 – 7 p.m. on April 10. Knoxville-area residents’ bachelor’s degree options include Pathway, Business Administration, Communication, Psychology, RN-BSN, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, and Healthcare Administration. Master’s programs available this summer include Business Administration.

Roane State’s Harriman campus will host information sessions on April 17 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and again from 5 – 7 p.m. in the O’Brien Building Room 0-101. Available degree programs through RSCC Harriman include Business and Nursing.

On April 21, WSCC’s Sevierville campus will hold information sessions in the Maples-Marshall Hall room 111 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and again from 5 – 7 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to learn about King’s Business Administration degree program available through WSCC Sevierville.

Pellissippi State’s Strawberry Plains campus will host information sessions on April 24 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and again from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Strawberry Plains’ lobby. Available degree programs PSCC Strawberry Plains include both Business and Nursing.

For additional details on information sessions at Walters State Community College – Sevierville or Pellissippi State – Strawberry Plains, contact Matt Lee at 865.201.9974 or For information related to the session at Pellissippi State – Blount County, contact Kristi Reynolds at 865.755.8980 or For details on the information sessions at Roane State Community College, contact Jacob Kamer at 865.690.5803 or For details on the information session at King’s Hardin Valley campus, contact Lauren Hightower at 865.690.5803 or Also, visit University application fees will be waived for all who attend. 


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