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Malone University and Plain Local Schools collaborate on dual enrollment program for high school students

August 15, 2013 | Release # 6676

Malone University and Plain Local School District are collaborating on a dual enrollment program, in which high school students may earn college credit by taking college courses during their junior or senior year.

Malone University and the Plain Local School District are collaborating on a Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) in which students may earn college and high school credit during their junior and senior year while enrolled in high school. This type of dual enrollment program is a by-product of Ohio's ongoing initiative to encourage these educational partnerships to promote greater access to higher education through shared resources.

The highly focused program is a component of GlenOak High School's Health Sciences Academy Pathway, "Advancement to Nursing," designed to enable the successful student to enter a B.S. nursing program with advanced standing. Students will take a nursing course, as well as core support and science requirements. The first dual enrollment course offered this fall will be Introduction to Psychology, taught by Malone professor, David Entwistle, Psy.D. Anatomy and Physiology will be offered in the spring. Future courses will be taught by GlenOak and/or Malone faculty. All courses are transferable to any college or university and are designed to satisfy university requirements for the BSN nursing students.

For more information, contact the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at 330-471-8366.

Brent May, David Entwistle

Brent May (left), Superintendent, Plain Local Schools
David Entwistle, Psy.D., Professor of Psychology

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2015  , and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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