them to participate in adventure training, and to learn about the
opportunities and responsibilities of being an Army officer without
incurring any obligation.
Summer Programs: Students may also qualify through a paid, five-
week, summer training session held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, which
provides intensive military training equivalent to the instruction
received by freshmen and sophomores in the basic course program.
Advanced Placement: Students with any prior military service,
members of the United States Army Reserves or National Guard, or
former Junior ROTC members may qualify for advanced placement
into the advanced Army ROTC program.
Available to qualified full-time students (generally having a minimum of
two academic years remaining to degree completion) who meet the cri-
teria set forth in items two or three above. Application for this program
should be made prior to the end of the spring semester of the sophomore
year for those students not previously enrolled in military science
instruction. This program is also available for accepted graduate stu-
Consists of attending the freshman and sophomore courses; students can
begin as late as the fall semester of their sophomore year if approved by
the department chair. Enrollment in the first four courses of military sci-
ence is accomplished in the same manner as any other college courses
and carries no military obligation for non-scholarship students.
Application to enroll in the advanced military science courses should be
made while enrolled in Military Science 202. Each student is required to
complete a paid, five-week Advanced Training Camp at Fort Lewis, near
Seattle, Washington, normally after completing Military Science 302, in
their junior year. Transportation, food, lodging, and medical and dental
care are provided in addition to base pay.
US Army ROTC Scholarships
There are significant scholarship opportunities for military science stu-
dents. Scholarships pay up for full tuition, $600 for books, and up to
$4,000 for spending money each year. These scholarships are merit
based and not affected by a parent's total income. Freshmen and sopho-
mores can apply for four-, three- and two-year campus-based full schol-
arships in January. Historically, 85 percent of Edinboro University of
Pennsylvania students who apply are scholarship winners. The
Department of Military Science on an annual basis provides the ROTC
students scholarship availability and criteria.
Military science curriculum for a student enrolled in the four-year pro-
gram offers a total of 18 credit hours. A complete listing follows:
MILS101 Introduction to ROTC (1)
MILS102 Introduction to Leadership (1)
MILS201 Self/team Development (2)
MILS202 Individual/team Military Tactics (2)
MILS301 Leading Small Organizations I (3)
MILS302 Leading Small Organizations II (3)
MILS401 Leadership Challenges and Goal Setting (3)
MILS402 Transition to Lieutenant (3)
Academic Resources, Services
and Special Programs
Performing Arts Series
The mission of the Office of Performing Arts is to promote the live per-
formance of visual and performing arts. Sponsored by the Edinboro
University Student Government Association and Edinboro University of
Pennsylvania, the Performing Arts Series provides as diverse a pro-
gramming schedule allowed by available funds. Committed to the
University's 21st "Century of Civility," Performing Arts provides pro-
grams that reflect this motto and elevate the arts at Edinboro. The
Performing Arts Office is located in room 109, Heather Hall, phone 814-
Edinboro University in Erie The Porreco
Located in nearby Millcreek Township, Edinboro University in Erie
The Porreco Center is just 19 miles north of the Edinboro University
campus. The 27-acre estate includes 11 buildings, a pond, an orchard,
and a 160-car parking lot. Named for Erie businessman Louis J. Porreco,
the property was donated to the University as part of a three-year capi-
The facilities and support services being developed at the Center serves
to centralize and expand outreach programming in the greater Erie area,
while offering excellent educational opportunities for undergraduate and
graduate students. A large number of day and evening courses are
offered each semester by departments of the University.
The wide range of services at the Center allows students to register, buy
books and supplies, and attend classes all without leaving the grounds.
A state-of-the-art computer lab, located in the Barn Classroom building,
includes 24 Dell computers, Internet capabilities, and a laser printer.
This facility is available for walk-in use during open lab hours.
Questions about the Center can be addressed to the on-site administrator
at 833-1955 or 838-7815.
The Office of Extended Learning
The Office of Extended Learning is located at Edinboro University in
Erie The Porreco Center. The Office of Extended Learning provides
professional development and personal enrichment activities at
Edinboro University in Erie.
These activities, conferences and experiences are designed to meet the
personal, professional, and organizational interests and learning needs of
individuals, organizations, and businesses in the Erie area.
A wide range of continued learning activities are provided through sem-
inars, workshops, courses, and training using University expertise and
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