Harrison College to Host Third Annual Summer Jam

Student-Organized Event to be Held at Indianapolis Downtown Campus

Indianapolis, IN, August 28, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Greg Reger, president of Harrison College’s Indianapolis Downtown campus (http://www.harrison.edu), has announced that the College will host its annual Summer Jam on campus on Saturday, Aug. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. The event, presented by student organization Community OutReach Efforts (C.O.R.E.), will feature music, games and entertainment for children and adults, including a poetry slam and Harrison Idol, a singing competition. For-profit and nonprofit vendors from the Indianapolis community will be in attendance.

Poetry slam participants will be judged on imagery, word usage and ability to captivate the audience. Harrison Idol competitors will be judged on creativity, originality and overall skill. Winners from both competitions will receive gift cards as prizes. For more information, contact C.O.R.E. at core@harrison.edu.

“With our Summer Jam, we want to show Indianapolis that Harrison College is actively invested in the community,” said Reger. “Our students strive for academic excellence and know how to have fun while showing off their skills.”

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- The poetry slam starts at 12:40 p.m. First place receives a $75 gift card, while second place receives a $25 gift card and third place receives a $15 Subway gift card.

- Harrison Idol starts at 1:35 p.m. First place receives a $100 gift card, while second place receives at $50 gift card and third place receives a $15 gift card.

About Harrison College:
Harrison College is a contemporary, career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 6,000 students throughout the United States and internationally, with 12 campuses in Indiana and Ohio, a culinary school in Indiana and one in North Carolina, and courses online at Harrison.edu. The institution grants associate and bachelor’s degrees across five schools of study: business, health sciences, information technology, criminal justice, and veterinary technology, as well as its culinary division, The Chef’s Academy. Harrison College offers students a variety of learning environments including online, traditional classroom or a combination of both. Accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Harrison College is dedicated to excellence in higher learning and is currently a candidate with The Higher Learning Commission, an affiliate of the North Central Association (HLC-NCA). Harrison College was founded in 1902 as Indiana Business College and has a rich history of preparing students for success in their chosen profession. For more information, visit http://www.harrison.edu.

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