Alex Gould of Studio City, CA, 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.
To learn more about the University of Evansville, please visit www.evansville.edu.
Jordan Vallejo of Studio City, CA, 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.