BETHLEHEM, PA, May 17, 2021: Today, ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College announced that it has received the Pennsylvania Department of Educationâ€™s letters of approval for changes to its Articles of Incorporation and University Status. In a letter from Noe Ortega, Acting Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, it was stated that ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College is now approved to â€śoperate as a university.â€ť
â€śThis is one of the biggest moments in ¶ˇĎăÔ°AVâ€™s 279 year history, signifying a historic shift in how we serve our students, alumni and the Lehigh Valley community,â€ť said Bryon Grigsby, president of ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College. â€śNow all the hard work begins in earnest to complete the transition to ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV, which we expect to officially take place on July 1, 2021.â€ť
In the fall of 2020, ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College announced that it would be transitioning to University status in the summer of 2021 as the college grows and continues to offer both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to master and doctoral degrees.
For ongoing updates, please visit moravian.edu/university.
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¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College is the nation's sixth-oldest college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs. For more than 275 years, the ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College degree has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change. ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to midsize independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the ¶ˇĎăÔ°AV College focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.