ACBSP Grants Accreditation to 22 Colleges and Universities in Four Countries

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  1. BiggestofA

    BiggestofA New Member

    Here's the list of newly accredited schools:
    On May 1-2, the two Boards granted initial accreditation to the business programs at:

    • CETYS University (Mexicali, Mexico)

    • Etugen Institute (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

    • Guilford College (Greensboro, North Carolina, USA)

    • Lovely Professional University (Phagwara, Punjab, India)

    • Luna Community College (Las Vegas, New Mexico)

    • Mandakh Burtgel Institute (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

    • Monroe College (Bronx, New York, USA)

    • Nashua Community College (Nashua, New Hampshire, USA)

    • San Institute (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)

    • Thomas More College (Crestview Hills, Kentucky, USA)

    • Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (Bangalore, Karnataka, India)

    • Universidad Interamericana Para el Desarrollo — UNID (Tlalnepantla, Estado, Mexico)

    • University of the Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA)


    Several other schools were reaffirmed.

    Here's the link:

    ACBSP Grants Accreditation to 22 Colleges and Universities in Four Countries - Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
     
  2. Randell1234

    Randell1234 Moderator Staff Member

    We have a winner in the "Silly Name Contest"

    Lovely Professional University (Phagwara, Punjab, India)
     
  3. Koolcypher

    Koolcypher Member

    I can see this dialogue taking place:

    HR Person: "your university is lovely?"

    Job seeker: "Well, yes indeed. Thank you!" :biggrin:
     
  4. me again

    me again Well-Known Member

  5. CalDog

    CalDog New Member

    Note that this refers to "Notre Dame de Namur University", a small school (about 2,000 students) in the San Francisco Bay area, which does not have a football team.

    This is different from the "University of Notre Dame", a much larger school in Indiana, which does have a football team. The University of Notre Dame has AACSB accreditation for its business and accounting programs (not ACBSP).
     
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  6. SteveFoerster

    SteveFoerster Resident Gadfly Staff Member

    Lovely Professional University may have a name that sounds odd to Western ears, but it's a large and well established university.
     
  7. NorCal

    NorCal Active Member

    +1

    Randell you crack me up, lol.

    Notre Dame de Namur is not he real Notre Dame University like the play on the name alludes too. (Not a knock to Notre Dame de Namur other than the name)
     
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  8. BiggestofA

    BiggestofA New Member

    Xavier- I think Xavier of Ohio and a basketball school. Here on this list we have Xavier of Bangalore, but I don't know about their basketball prowess; but I can also tell you that Etugen Institute, of Ulaan Baatar, does have a basketball team, and that they play a rough, very physical game.
     
  9. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    Indeed it is -- and 100% approved by all the usual Government-mandated sources. In another thread, I seem to remember Dr. John Bear's remark: "Well, at least they didn't call it "Sexy Professional University." :smile:

    Johann
     
  10. Johann

    Johann Well-Known Member

    OOPS! Sorry, Dr. Bear - I just checked. It wasn't your remark - it was Steve Foerster's, on another forum (DD). Some years ago, when Lovely Professional University was mentioned here, Dr. Bear did make a remark about school names in Boring, Oregon... :smile:

    Johann
     
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