IN ERIE ----
THE PORRECO CENTER
2951 West 38th Street
Erie, PA 16506
NORMAL OFFICE HOURS:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Dr. Nathan P. Ritchey
Dean of Sciences & Health Professions
Ms. Janet Bowker
Director and Outreach Coordinator
Lt. Eric D. Kraus
Ms. Helen Turner
Mr. James Parraway
The Barn -- Classroom Building
The Porreco Center
- Porreco Homepage
Edinboro University in Erie - The Porreco Center
Mary Porreco Hall
Start College at The Porreco Center...
You'll start strong in the "College Start at Porreco" program. "CSP" is a program designed to include courses that will help you to focus on study skills development necessary to succeed in college.
You will take courses that will contribute to requirements necessary to earn an associate or even Bachelor's degree after matriculating to the main campus.
You will have access to an academic advisor and an academic mentor to help you navigate program requirements and other details.
This program is intended for students capable of commuting to The Porreco Center, or riding the ETMA bus routes for FREE as an Edinboro student!
For more details please follow the "College Start at Porreco" (CSP) links in the right margin. To apply, please contact the admission office on main campus at 814-732-2761 or 888-8GO-BORO, or go to the admission link on www.edinboro.edu.
Associate of Applied Science in Applied Technology...
This NEW associate degree program is designd to prepare workers who have already completed technical training for ground level supervisory positions within industry. Students could possibly transfer up to 27 technical credits.
Available only at The Porreco Center and our Meadville site at Parkside Commons, the AAS in Applied Technology provides coursework in essential math, business, communication and technical skills.
Additionally, the program features a special reduced fees rate, and financial aid is available. For more information contact the Admissions Office and follow this link to the Physics and Technology Department.
GED Prep Classes and Testing...
Whether you're ready to take the GED test, or want to take the preparation classes first, The Porreco Center has what you need!
The Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 5 offers GED Prep classes to improve skills necessary in language arts writing (grammar and essay), social studies, science, language arts reading and math in order to successfully pass the high school equivalency exam. For more information about when the next session starts, go to www.iu5.org or call 814-743-8455 or 800-677-5610 ext. 8455.
The Warren/Forest Higher Education Council offers the GED Exam on a regular basis. The GED Exam costs $125, presession included. The exam includes subtests in writing, math, social studies, science and reading. The GED Exam Presession is conducted separately from the exam session and is required to complete online registration and paperwork, and to watch a video on exam procedures. For more information and to register for the exam, please visit www.hi-ed.org or call 814-723-3222.
- Locator Map
- Porreco Campus Map
- CSP Program Details
- CSP Required Courses
- Academic Advising, Counseling & Mentoring
- Peer Study Groups & Tutoring
- Additional Services
- Faculty Office Hours
- CSP Student Service Guide
- Computer Lab Hours -- Barn Lab
- Computer Lab Hours -- Garden House Lab
- EMTA Schedule
- GED Testing (Warren-Forest Hi-Ed)
- GED Preparation Classes (IU5)
- Continuing Education
- WEDnetPA -- Guaranteed Free Training for Manufacturers and Companies Supporting the Manufacturing Sector (WEDnet)
The Garden House - Classroom Building