FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College, headquartered in Lakewood, Ohio, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting this year’s graduation ceremony in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at the new Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Fort Bragg.

“When I founded the institution, I had one objective in mind and that was to ‘improve the quality of life of our students by providing excellent and affordable educational programs,’” states Tanya Haggins, President of Lakewood College.

“As we prepare to gather in Fayetteville, to celebrate our students’ accomplishments, I can say that we are all very proud of how far our students have come and what they have achieved. We are looking forward to meeting everyone in the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area, where many of our military spouses and their families are stationed and also the location where our students voted for this year’s commencement ceremony,” said Haggins.

Lakewood College was recently added to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools shows Lakewood College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, Director for G.I. Jobs and Vice President at Victory Media. “As interest in education grows, we’re thrilled to provide the military community with transparent, world-class resources to assist in their search for schools,” said Collins.

A full story and detailed list of 2013 Military Friendly Schools was highlighted in the annual “G.I. Jobs Guide to Military Friendly Schools,” in early October.

Lakewood College provides diploma and degree programs for top careers in business, medical and legal fields. Every year, thousands of active duty members, veterans and military spouses receive a quality, excellent education with no out of pocket expenses. To find out more, please visit .

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