Academic programs, career services among GCC’s distinctions

Grove City College is a College of Distinction, recognized for its overall excellence, Christian character, standout education, business and engineering programs and for supporting student success through the Career Services Office.

Colleges of Distinction, an online college search resource, draws on in-depth research to highlight schools that exemplify its Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes. Colleges of Distinction schools enable students to have a fulfilling, individualized college experience.

The selection process comprises a sequence of in-depth research and detailed interviews with the schools about each institution’s freshman experience and retention efforts alongside its general education programs, career development, strategic plan, student satisfaction and more. In addition to being a College of Distinction, Grove City College is recognized as a Christian College of Distinction and a statewide standout.

Academically excellent programs offered in education, business and engineering also drew the attention of Colleges of Distinction based on their comprehensive curricula, accreditation, breadth of program, advising and mentoring, integration of career services and successful outcomes for students.

“Grove City College has met these needs with a blend of liberal arts education, program-specific training, and abundant opportunities for real-world application,” Tyson Schritter, chief operating officer at Colleges of Distinction, said. “It’s wonderful to see how Grove City College really exemplifies these qualities.”

The College also earned a special recognition for the work its nationally ranked Career Services Office does guiding students to their callings and helping out with internships, jobs and more. “The Career Development recognition goes beyond a job board and résumé writing,” Schritter said. “Grove City College has shown inventiveness in connecting with students throughout their academic careers and beyond. Students and graduates are fully supported by an outstanding Career Services Office.”

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Prospective students can learn more about what Grove City College has to offer at fall admissions events like Senior Preview Day I (Sept. 18 and Nov. 13); Music Major Day (Oct. 11); STEM Discovery Day (Oct. 23); and Education Major Day (Nov. 6.)

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Academic programs, career services among GCC’s distinctions

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