has given silver medal status to has given silver medal status to CUW. recently named Concordia University Wisconsin one of its Schools of Distinction, one of only 21 universities or colleges across the country to earn silver medal status.

The university, located at 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, Mequon, joins Arizona State, the University of Michigan, the University of Florida and George Washington University in that category. This inaugural award by the Houston, Texas and Seattle, Washington based company celebrates institutions that are leading the way in online education through a diverse offering of rigorous and accessible academic programs.

To be named to the silver level, institutions had to be featured in a minimum of 10 program rankings, demonstrating the consistent quality it brings to online academics. Fourteen universities or colleges earned gold medal status from the more than 2,100 not-for-profit schools offering online degree programs. Eighty schools earned bronze status.

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— This story is written by Kali Thiel, director of university communications for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at or 262-243-2149.

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