FranU Receives National Endorsement for Nursing and Business

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Colleges of Distinction advocates for schools whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of well-rounded, individualized engagement. Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has excelled at having students graduate and enter the workforce with solid, well-developed critical thinking skills as well as the ability to adapt in an ever-changing society.

Now, more than ever, it’s important for those entering the job market to have the kind of experiential education offered in the Business, Nursing and Career development programs at FranU.

Already honored as a College of Distinction for its high-impact approach to education, FranU has received specialized recognition in Nursing and Business. These additional accolades were borne out of a need for college curricula that are comprehensive not only in course material, but also in practical- and soft-skills development. FranU has met these needs with a blend of liberal arts education, program-specific training, and abundant opportunities for real-world application.

“We complete a thorough review of the programs in question before giving the awards,” said Tyson Schritter, Chief Operating Officer for Colleges of Distinction. “We’re looking for such qualities as accreditation, breadth of program, advising and mentoring, integration of career services, and successful outcomes for students. It’s wonderful to see how FranU really exemplifies these qualities.”

Nursing: The accredited Nursing program at FranU has enabled its students to take calculated action even in high-pressure situations. With four full years at FranU these students are challenged to remain curious and compassionate throughout their rigorous practice.

Business: Globalization and the intricacies of modern business operations require effective communication and apt problem-solving strategies. FranU’s programs in Bachelor of Business Administration keeps future leaders adaptable as they grow alongside their industry.

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