Local College Graduate Accepted to Law School

Megan Sassani earns a spot at Penn State Dickinson School of Law

SUMMERDALE, PA (02/23/2012)(readMedia)-- Central Penn College graduate Megan Sassani, of Steelton, Pa., has been accepted to Penn State Dickinson School of Law for the fall 2012 semester. Sassani graduated from Central Penn with a bachelor's degree in legal studies in 2010 and an associate degree in paralegal studies in 2009. Currently serving as a legal secretary for the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office, Sassani aspires to be a prosecutor once she completes her education at Penn State Law.

"I wanted to work in the judicial system because laws affect every aspect of daily life," says Sassani. "I was encouraged to attend law school by one of my favorite professors, Randi Teplitz. My professors at Central Penn taught me to move forward and to never be discouraged by small obstacles."

On Sassani's educational journey at Central Penn, Professor of Legal Studies Randi Teplitz, says, "It was fun to watch Megan evolve from being a quiet student to a confident and assertive professional."


Central Penn College has been helping students turn potential into career success since 1881, offering bachelor's and associate degrees in the fields of accounting, business administration, criminal justice, information technology, communications, healthcare, homeland security and legal studies. The college, currently serving students at its Harrisburg, Lancaster and Lehigh Valley locations, attributes its high rate of student success to a caring faculty and its hands-on learning approach. Approximately 83.7 percent of Central Penn graduates are working or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. www.centralpenn.edu