St. Davids, PA, December 21, 2012: Eastern University is now featured on CollegesofDistinction.com, a Web site dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education.
James Henderson, director of marketing, said, "It is an honor to be recognized as a College of Distinction. I believe acknowledgements such as these continue to affirm that Eastern's unique mission of Faith, Reason and Justice resonates not only within Eastern's community, but outside it as well."
â€śSchools designated as colleges of distinction create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country,â€ť said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinctionâ„˘.
Colleges and universities are nominated for participation in Colleges of Distinction through high school counselorsâ€™ recommendations as well as quantitative research. Once nominated, the colleges are assessed using the Four Distinctions: student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community, and success of graduates.
Eastern University was found to excel in all Four Distinctions and has a personal profile on the Colleges of Distinctionâ„˘ Web site.
CollegesofDistinction.com offers dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools for students, parents, and counselors. The Web site includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities.
To view Eastern Universityâ€™s profile or to find more information about the online guide, visit CollegesofDistinction.com.