Local Student Honored as Student of the Month

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Carley Handyside, of New Cumberland, Pa., has been selected as the Central Penn College Student of the Month for July 2012.

SUMMERDALE, PA (07/19/2012)(readMedia)-- Carley Handyside, of Williamsport, Pa., has been selected as the Central Penn College Student of the Month for July.

She currently majors in business administration with a concentration in marketing and expects to graduate in summer 2013. Upon graduating from Central Penn, Handyside plans to use her degree to help her family's business. She is presently responsible for marketing for Handyside, Inc. Her role consists of creating fliers, organizing the company's website and networking with clients via social media outlets. In addition to her responsibilities as a student and part-time worker, she manages to share her time with Redland high school. Handyside is a volunteer coach for the tennis team and is always willing to help the inexperienced girls.

"My ultimate goal is to help my family's business," says Handyside.

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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. Based on Central Penn's most recent One-Year Graduate Survey, 83.7 percent of graduates were employed in their chosen field 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