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Caldwell, N.J. – September 9, 2013 – For the second year in a row, Caldwell University has been honored for distinctive educational excellence by Caldwell is listed for 2013-14 among schools nationwide that were selected for their excellence in student-focused higher education.

Joseph Posillico, vice president of enrollment management and communications at Caldwell, says the college is very pleased to receive the recognition again. “We are especially proud for our current students and our graduates to receive this honor, which validates that Caldwell is a terrific place to receive a college education,” he said. “It is exciting to be selected for our continued commitment to excelling in student engagement, teaching quality, vibrancy on campus and the success of our alumni.”

Colleges of Distinction is a web-based guide for high school juniors and seniors seeking a school that is nationally recognized and highly recommended by professionals in the field of education. Colleges and universities are nominated for participation by high school counselors, and then evaluated using qualitative and quantitative research. Schools selected must excel in the Four Distinctions: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes. The colleges and universities are not ranked and instead are members of a consortium of other equally impressive schools.

“We focus on colleges that are the best places to learn, grow and succeed,” said Tyson Schritter, executive editor of Colleges of Distinction. “Schools designated as ‘Colleges of Distinction’ create well-rounded graduates and are among the very best in the country.”

To view Caldwell University’s profile or to find more information about the online guide visit

 About Colleges of Distinction

Colleges of Distinction is a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education. offers dynamic college profiles and easy-to-use search tools for students, parents, and counselors. The website includes tips from high school guidance counselors, essays from college students, presidents and other members of campus communities. Schools are selected based on college counselor recommendations and research, and evaluated on excellence in the Four Distinctions: student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community and success of graduates. For more information, visit