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Millersville and HACC sign transfer agreement to help students complete major program

COURTESY OF HACC.EDU The agreement signed between MU and HACC will make it easier for transfer students to obtain all their credits.

Chole Barret 

Staff Writer 

On Aug. 30, 2019, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College and Millersville University signed a new agreement for HACC graduates to transfer and continue their education easily, and swiftly at Millersville.
HACC president, John J. “Ski” Sygielski, Ed. D and Millersville president Dr. Daniel A. Wubah were present for the agreement.
“We are delighted to welcome graduates from HACC into our online community of learners,” says MU President, Dr. Daniel A. Wubah.
“This is a great example of our EPPIIC value regarding ‘Public Mission’. We are responding to the needs of our communities while building on our long-standing relationship with HACC. We look forward to identifying additional opportunities for their graduates.” It will help students find a flexible way to finish their degrees, especially for those juggling other activities such as working full time.
Upon the agreement there will already be three areas of study that move into effect immediately: business administration, nursing, and social work.
Once the student finishes their associates degree at HACC, there is a guarantee for acceptance to an online completion program offered at Millersville to easily obtain their bachelor’s degree.
This agreement will expand the relationship between HACC, Millersville and student all across Pennsylvania.
According to Millersville University, 60% of students begin their education at one institution and complete their bachelor’s degree at another.
44% of currently enrolled college students are enrolled at community colleges, such as HACC.
“We’re excited to work with HACC on this agreement,” says Dr. Janice Moore, director of online programs at Millersville.
“Students will complete their associate degree at HACC and have a clear pathway to obtain their bachelor’s from Millersville University – completely online.”