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ONU honored as “College of Distinction” for 2013–2014

Posted: Sep 06, 2013

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Olivet excels at engaging students, great teaching, creating a vibrant community and successful outcomes.

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Olivet Nazarene University is recognized as a 2013–2014 College of Distinction by education professionals and listed by, a website dedicated to honoring U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit excellence in student-focused higher education.

Nominated and assessed for this honor, Olivet was found to excel in all four stated distinctions — engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes. Olivet now has a personal profile on the Colleges of Distinction website. To view this profile, or to find more information about the online guide, go to

A College of Distinction is:
• nationally recognized as an excellent school
• strongly focused on teaching undergraduates
• home to a wide variety of innovative learning experiences
• highly valued by graduate school and employers for its outstanding preparation

Colleges and universities are nominated for participation by college counselors, college administrative members and the Colleges of Distinction selection team. Nominated schools share excellent reputations among college admission experts and education professionals, as well as employers and graduate schools. Their classrooms are among the most exciting in the country; their programs are some of the most innovative. is a college guide identifying the colleges that are the best places to learn, grow and succeed. The website offers dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools for students, parents and counselors. It also includes tips from high school guidance counselors and essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities.

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