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Adelphi University Featured on Colleges of Distinction™ a Leader in Educational Excellence


Garden City, NY, November 12, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Adelphi University is featured on CollegesofDistinction.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities appealing to students’ unique and varied interests. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators, and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction™ honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality.

“Schools selected as Colleges of Distinction™ create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country,” reports Tyson Schritter, the executive editor of Colleges of Distinction™. “While the schools are unique, they all share a common theme: they are all a great place to get an education.”

In order to qualify, Adelphi University was required to demonstrate excellence in the four distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. The goal of Colleges of Distinction™ is to provide students, counselors, and parents with information about colleges and universities that excel in these four areas. Featured schools take a holistic approach to admissions, consistently excel in providing undergraduate education, and have a truly national reputation.

Offering dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools, the website includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities.

To learn more about the online guide, visit www.collegesofdistinction.com.

About Student Horizons: Student Horizons, Inc., founded in 2002, is a digital services company devoted to higher education. Founded by concerned parents and admissions professionals, Student Horizons, Inc.’s mission is to enable students to find colleges and universities that appeal to and complement their unique personalities and aspirations.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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Contact Information
Adelphi University
Kali Chan
(516) 877-4040
Contact
www.adelphi.edu
Student Horizons: Katie Creel, director of strategic partnerships and development
kcreel@studenthorizons.com

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