Quincy University is honored to be recognized, for the second year in a row, as a 2013-2014 National College of Distinction, Illinois College of Distinction and Catholic College of Distinction. A College of Distinction must excel in four distinct categories: student engagement, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. The goal of Colleges of Distinction is to provide students, counselors, and parents with information about schools that excel in these key areas. Additionally, Colleges of Distinction are nationally recognized for the programs excellence, undergraduate instruction, innovative learning, opportunities, and outstanding preparation for graduate school and career placement.
“Our recognition by Colleges of Distinction is particularly gratifying because of the stringent criteria they set. Their focus on the quality of experiences supporting the aspirations of individual students fits our mission perfectly,” Barb Schleppenbach Ph.D., Chair division of Fine Arts and Communications.
For more information on Colleges of Distinction, vistit www.collegesofdistinction.com.
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. The university has 15 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women.