Troy University cuts ribbon on new Altamonte Springs teaching site

Posted: Friday, 30 October 2015

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS - Troy University officials joined local community leaders on Thursday, Oct. 22, in officially cutting the ribbon on the University's new teaching site in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

Over the summer, TROY began the process of moving its local teaching site from Vineland Road in Orlando to its new home at 220 East Central Parkway, Suite 1020, in Altamonte Springs.

"We are proud to be a part of the Altamonte Springs community," said Ed Siler, TROY's Area Coordinator for Tampa/Altamonte Springs. "This new site offers us a more visible, accessible location to meet the needs of professionals in the Altamonte Springs and Greater Orlando area."

TROY's Altamonte Springs Site is designed to meet the needs of working adults, with both in-class options and support for students taking classes online. The site offers a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with four full-time faculty members on site. The program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

Resources available to online students including the use of the computer lab, proctored testing and support from TROY's faculty and staff members.

TROY officials were joined in celebrating the grand opening by local leaders including Altamonte Springs Mayor Patricia Bates and representatives from the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce.

For more information on TROY's Altamonte Springs Site, visit http://troy.edu/altamonte.

Altamonte Springs ribbon cutting

Troy University officials joined local community leaders on Thursday, Oct. 22, in officially cutting the ribbon on the University's new teaching site in Altamonte Springs, Fla. Pictured left to right are: Edward Siler, TROY's area coordinator for Tampa/Altamonte Springs; Dr. Don Jeffrey, Vice Chancellor for Global Campus; Altamonte Springs Mayor Patricia Bates; Dr. John Dew, Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Services and Administration and Alicia Bookout, TROY's Florida District Director.