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WLC Recognized as a College of Distinction

July 11, 2018

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Wisconsin Lutheran College earns national recognition as a College of Distinction

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MILWAUKEE, WI - Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) has been recognized for its committed implementation of High-Impact Educational Practices, earning its title as one of the nation's Colleges of Distinction for 2018-2019.

WLC has proven itself to be at the forefront of American higher education with a modern, student-centered approach to teaching. With a unique, Christ-centered learning environment, its programming engages students with character-building service-learning opportunities, undergraduate research, global learning, first-year seminars, and internships.

“We are absolutely thrilled to recognize Wisconsin Lutheran College as a College of Distinction for its effective dedication to student success,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. “Colleges of Distinction is so impressed with WLC's curriculum, which is enriched with the kind of High-Impact Educational Practices that are most crucial for student development. Such innovative engagement is preparing the next generation of young adults to thrive after college.”

For 2018-2019, WLC also was recognized as a Christian College of Distinction. The college's business, education, and nursing majors were acknowledged in the rankings as well.Christian Colleges of Distinction Badge

Colleges of Distinction's selection process consists of a review of each institution's freshman experience and retention efforts alongside its general education programs, alumni success, strategic plan, student satisfaction, and more. Schools are accepted on the basis that they adhere to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes.   

“Colleges of Distinction is far more than a ranking list of colleges and universities,” said Schritter. “We seek out the schools that are wholly focused on the student experience, constantly working to produce graduates who are prepared for a rapidly changing global society. Now recognized as a College of Distinction, WLC stands out in the way it strives to help its students to learn, grow, and succeed.”

View Wisconsin Lutheran College's profile to learn more about the innovative learning experiences it offers.