Alex Gould of Studio City, has enrolled at the University of Evansville.
Gould, majoring in Sport Communication, joins an entering class defined by its strong academic ability and diversity. Members of the freshman class averaged 1176 on the SAT's critical reading and math components. (The national average, as reported by SAT, is 1011.) They also scored an average of 26 on the ACT, compared to a national average of 21. Members of the University of Evansville's 2012 entering class represent 31 states and 17 countries.
"For more than 150 years, the University of Evansville has provided life-transforming educational experiences, preparing students for lives of personal and professional service and leadership," said UE President Thomas A. Kazee. "Motivated students such as Alex Gould, who have a strong commitment to academics and personal development, are a pleasure to welcome to the University and the Evansville community."
Founded in 1854 and located in Evansville, Indiana, the University of Evansville offers nationally renowned programs in liberal arts and preprofessional disciplines for its student body of approximately 2,400 full-time undergraduates. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked UE in the top 10 master's-granting institutions in the Midwest, as well as the top 3 "Great Schools at Great Prices." The University also has been named a "Best in the Midwest" by The Princeton Review, ranked among the top master's universities by Washington Monthly, and declared one of the nation's "Coolest Schools" for sustainability by Sierra Magazine.
Jordan Vallejo of Studio City, joined the Boilermaker community by participating in the annual Boiler Gold Rush program at Purdue University's West Lafayette campus.
The mission of Boiler Gold Rush is to orient new students and their families during their transition to Purdue by creating a fun and stimulating environment, providing access to opportunities on Purdue's campus and in the Lafayette/West Lafayette community, and by offering meaningful activities and leadership opportunities to encourage student success.
Purdue University is a vast laboratory for discovery. The university is known not only for science,technology, engineering and math programs, but also for imagination, ingenuity and innovation. It's a place for those who seek a first-class education balanced by the drive to make their ideas real.
Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Indiana, the university proudly serves its state as well as the nation and the world. Academically, Purdue's role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here. All 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about 850 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that's without rival.
Danielle Wiitala, a English, BA major and a resident of Valley Village, was among more than 4,200 students who graduated from the University of Houston (UH).
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 39,500 students.
Noa Naftali of Studio City, class of 2013, made the Dean's List at Tufts University. Dean's List honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.
Tufts University, located on three Massachusetts campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville, and Grafton, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions.
Studio City resident and Azusa Pacific University student Lynette Miller made the academic Dean's List at APU. Miller is honored for a spring semester 2012 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. A Social Work Major, Miller is joined by 1,650 other students receiving the same honor.
Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical, Christian university committed to God First and excellence in higher education located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles. With 51undergraduate majors, 30 master's degree programs, 13 credentials, 8 doctoral programs, and 14 certificates, the university offers its nearly 10,000 students a quality education on campus,online, and at seven regional centers throughout Southern California. www.apu.edu
Nicole Chang of Studio City has graduated from California Lutheran University.
Chang graduated with a bachelor's degree in communication . Chang was among 672 students who were eligible to participate in the Forty-Ninth Annual Undergraduate Commencement on May 12.
CLU is a selective university located in Thousand Oaks, Calif, with centers in Oxnard and Woodland Hills for graduate courses and its Adult Degree Evening Program. With an enrollment of 4,100 students, CLU offers 37 undergraduate majors and graduate programs within the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Management and Graduate School of Education.