MVNU Ranked #20 by the Online College Database for Number of Teaching Professionals Graduated in 2012
December 10, 2013
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Mount Vernon Nazarene University has been ranked #20 on the Online College Database's new ranking, "Top Colleges in Ohio: Shaping the Next Generation."
The College Database - the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data - has named its top colleges in the state for teacher education. The new list entitled "Top Colleges in Ohio: Shaping the Next Generation" highlights the post-secondary institutions that produced the most education graduates during the 2012 school year. Mount Vernon Nazarene University was ranked #20 on this list, which included both public and private not-for-profit postsecondary institutions in the state of Ohio.
Dr. Damon Osborne, Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies said that, "The Teacher Education Unit at Mount Vernon Nazarene University has established an exemplary reputation throughout central Ohio for developing well-prepared teacher education candidates. We frequently receive feedback from area principals and superintendents regarding not only how prepared our candidates are when they enter student teaching, but also how compassionate they are towards their students in the classroom. This recognition by The College Database only serves to further affirm our efforts to fully prepare our teachers to enter the classroom."
Doug Jones, the founder of the College Database, wrote in an email, "A very well deserved 'congratulations' to Mount Vernon Nazarene University. And a huge thank you for training the educators of the next generation."
Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students and working adults. With a 400-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 29 states and 12 countries/U.S. territories.