University of Dubuque was selected for the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings. The distinction, formerly Best for Vets, recognized UD for its commitment to providing quality educational opportunities to America’s veterans and military-connected students.
In its eighth year, the rankings factor in the results of Military Times’ annual survey, a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.
Best Colleges 2018 is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the factors that help make colleges and universities a good fit for service members, military veterans, and their families. More than 600 colleges took part in this year’s detailed survey and 218 were named to the list.
In other news, the University of Dubuque is pleased to announce it was one of five universities selected by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, for the 2018 Top Hawk program. Each university will take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 to support flight training, recruiting efforts, and promotional activities throughout the year.
The Skyhawk platform is the world standard for pilot training and is renowned for offering the best combination of modern features, including the leading Garmin G1000 NXi avionics system with wireless connectivity, a standard Angle-of-Attack display system, and proven dependability.