DeVry University Celebrates the Accomplishments of its Team USA Student Athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., August 26, 2016 - DeVry University congratulates the nine student athletes on Team USA for their outstanding performances at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. These U.S. Olympians also continuing their education at DeVry University or its Keller School of Management or are recent graduates.

The Team DeVry student athletes who competed include:

Undergraduate

• Adeline Gray

  Technical Management (2016 grad)   Quarterfinals in women’s wrestling

• Kathryn Johnson

Business Administration

5th in women’s rugby

 

Keller Graduate School of Management

• Lauren Crandall

MBA (2015 grad)

5th in women’s field hockey

• Victoria Folayan

MBA

5th in women’s rugby

• Kelly Griffin

MBA

5th in women’s rugby

• Jessica Javelet

MBA

5th in women’s rugby

• Chaunte Lowe

Accounting & Financial Management

4th in women’s high jump

• Jillion Potter

MBA

5th in women’s rugby

• Kara Winger

MBA

13th in women’s javelin throw

“On behalf of all of us at DeVry University, I congratulate our Team DeVry athletes for proudly representing our country and our school at this year’s Olympic Games,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “They are an inspiration for our students, alumni, faculty and colleagues with all they have and continue to accomplish. It is an honor to support the athletes on Team USA as they pursue their athletic and career goals.”

DeVry University is an official education provider of the United States Olympic Committee. There are 125 Team USA student-athletes currently enrolled at DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management; to date, more than 50 have graduated.

To learn more about the DeVry student-athletes on their Road to Rio, go to www.devry.edu/teamusa.

About DeVry University

DeVry University is committed to helping students succeed in the classroom and in their careers. Since 1931, DeVry has focused on understanding and serving students and employers, meeting their unique needs by designing education for growing career fields and delivering it in new and compelling ways. Today, our students take advantage of a variety of learning options — on campus, online or in unique classrooms connected by immersive, interactive technology. In all of these environments, DeVry students are taught by faculty with real-world insights, while experiencing curricula that is shaped by input from industry leaders to ensure they obtain the critical knowledge and skills employers need.

DeVry University offers certificate, undergraduate and master’s degree programs in business, technology and healthcare technology, among others. The university is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org) and is part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information, visit us at newsroom.devry.edu.

Contact(s)

Donna Shaults
DeVry University
dshaults@devry.edu
630-353-9013
or
Nicole Bradley
United Entertainment Group
nicole.bradley@uegworldwide.com
212-729-2452

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