Paige Townzen was named to Biola University’s Dean’s List for academic excellence.
Townzen, from Colusa, CA, was one of approximately 1,500 students who were named to the Dean’s List in Spring 2017. Biola students are placed on the Dean’s List to honor those with a grade point average of 3.60 or higher while enrolled in 12 or more credit units and whose cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.20.
“Inclusion on the Biola Dean’s List is an indication that this student is performing exceptionally well in a rigorous academic program,” said Patricia Pike, vice provost for academic administration. “Our Dean’s List students are bright, motivated, engaged, competent, and personable. They are already demonstrating the characteristics of success that results from applied intelligence and that will support future endeavors in society, community, career, and family life.”
According to its website, Biola University “is a leading Christ-centered university in Southern California” that offers a premier, nationally ranked education and has been named one of the nation’s “up and coming” universities by U.S. News & World Report four times in five years. Founded in 1908, Biola is committed to the mission of “biblically centered education, scholarship, and service – equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.” With more than 6,200 students at its Los Angeles-area campus and around the world, the university offers more than 150 academic programs through its eight schools, ranging from the B.A. to the Ph.D. ■