Three Belhaven Programs Awarded for Academic Excellence

Three Belhaven Programs Awarded for Academic ExcellenceJanuary 10, 2018 (Jackson, MIss.) - Colleges of Distinction, a national guide for colleges, has awarded three Belhaven majors for their quality and programming. Belhaven’s nursing, business and education were given top honors.

“These awards are marks of honor in the world of higher education and we are very pleased to have Belhaven’s School of Nursing, School of Business, and School of Education included in this ranking,” said Belhaven Associate Provost Dr. Dennis Watts. “The 21st-century job market now demands employees who are both stellar communicators and critical-thinkers, and it is with Belhaven’s well-rounded approach to career development that its students are especially prepared to take on the postgraduate world.”

Already rec­­ognized by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to education, Belhaven was further honored for its expert blending of libe­ral arts with professional programming in business, education and nursing.

“We are ecstatic to celebrate Belhaven for its exceptional commitment to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Building upon its extensive liberal arts curriculum, as well as its impressive engagement of high-impact practices, Belhaven continues to stand out through its stance as a leader in professional education.”

Colleges of Distinction evaluates schools based on their ability to provide a high-quality student experience, as well as a thorough liberal arts education. They granted these awards after a comprehensive vetting process, selecting schools based on such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program, and a track record for success.


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