–by Sylvania AdVantage Staff

Owens President Steve Robinson, Ph.D., and Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., sign the dual admission partnership called Gray Wolf Express.

The presidents of Lourdes University and Owens Community College signed a dual admission partnership called Gray Wolf Express on Friday, Oct.12.

Gray Wolf Express is designed to provide a seamless pathway to a bachelor’s degree from Lourdes University while also decreasing the time to degree completion, saving students time and money.

“The partnership between Owens and Lourdes once again demonstrates our commitment to making a bachelor’s degree affordable and accessible to a broad range of learners. The Gray Wolf Express pathway not only benefits students, but it also benefits our region and economy,” said Mary Ann Gawelek. Ed.D., president of Lourdes University.

“We are pleased to strengthen our partnership with Lourdes University by offering a more seamless pathway for students to gain admission to both institutions simultaneously,” said Steve Robinson, Ph.D., president of Owens Community College. “Owens is committed to removing barriers to student success, and Gray Wolf Express is another important part of that commitment.”

Interested students should apply to Owens Community College indicating their interest in transferring to Lourdes University upon receiving their associate’s degree. The program guarantees admission to Lourdes and allows students to chart their course to a bachelor’s degree with the assistance of Owens and Lourdes advisors, and academic and student services.

For more information, call 419-885-5291 or luadmits@lourdes.edu.