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Penn Foster College Celebrates Dean’s List Recipients

Over 1,500 Penn Foster College Students Qualify for Dean’s List in 2016.

Penn Foster College Celebrates Dean's List Recipients

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, (January 5, 2017) — Penn Foster College, a provider of online affordable degree programs, individual courses in high-growth fields, announced the Dean’s List recipients for Winter 2016-2017. The Dean’s List recognizes academic achievement for undergraduate students in associate and bachelor degree programs. Students must have completed at least nine credits and have earned a 3.4 or higher average in a given semester. A total of 1,561 Penn Foster College students qualified for the Dean’s List in all of 2016. Nearly half of the Dean’s List students are enrolled in Penn Foster’s AVMA-CVTEA fully accredited Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program.

“We would like to extend a warm congratulations to all of Penn Foster College’s Dean’s List recipients from 2016,” said Connie Dempsey, Chief Certification and Licensing Officer, Penn Foster, Inc. “Penn Foster College strives to maintain academic rigor and relevance in order to prepare students for the 21st century workforce, and our Dean’s List students have demonstrated excellence in achieving their academic goals. We look forward to continue helping students along their academic journey and seeing them achieve their goals beyond the classroom.”

Penn Foster College provides affordable, self-paced programs and supportive services that are designed to prepare students for careers in high-demand fields. Programs of study lead to certificates and undergraduate degrees in the areas of business, technology, health, education, design, and veterinary technology. Penn Foster College’s mission is to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and credentials that will allow them to achieve their goals by advancing in their chosen field, starting a new career, or pursuing lifelong learning.

If you believe you recently qualified for the College Dean's List at the end of a semester but did not receive a packet in the mail, please contact the Registrar's office at [email protected].

About Penn Foster
Students, employers and partner organizations rely on Penn Foster to build the skills and knowledge to power the 21st century workforce. For over 125 years, Penn Foster has been dedicated to helping people lead more meaningful and productive lives and to improving social outcomes through education. Penn Foster provides career pathways for opportunity youth and adult learners through diverse and affordable online diploma, certificate and degree programs, offered via its high school, career school and college. With more than 44,000 graduates each year, Penn Foster’s online and blended learning programs are delivered in a self-paced, competency-based model wrapped by comprehensive academic, professional and personal support and coaching. For more information, visit

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