Friday, February 27, 2015

#PHSfit College of the Day: Virginia Union University

Do you know where our Superintendent, Dr. Dance, went to college? If you guessed Virginia Union University, you are correct. VUU places more emphasis on grades than test scores, and they do prefer A's and B's in academic courses. Here's what Dr. Dance had to say about Virginia Union U: VUU is a considered an HBCU in the heart of the City of Richmond with a strong Liberal Arts focus. However, over the last several years, a strong focus on education, fine arts, and criminal justice has dominated the academic framework of the university. The campus has roughly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students and prides itself on creating a small family-like culture. Small classes, student activities, and a no-excuses faculty make VUU a great place for students who desire a small home away from home.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

#PHSfit College of the Day: University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is a competitive liberal arts Jesuit institution set against the historic mining town of the same name.  A little smaller than Frostburg State, the University of Scranton is a close community of scholars who are mostly Catholic, though many non-Catholic students have found great success and happiness on campus. 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

#PHSfit College of the Day: Juniata College

Near Tuscarora Mountain in central Pennsylvania, Juniata College is an private, independent college that has been recognized as one of the colleges that changelives, because of its tradition of thinking outside of the box to encourage its students to find themselves through academic rigor and flexibility. Juniata also defies convention by evaluating students based on the whole picture, rather than a formula.