spring dean’s list
JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a GPA qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a GPA of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
Cleveland: William S. Caylor; Christopher D. Crick; Callie M. Davis; Rachael D. Gates; Chelsea L. Gondek; Marissa L. Hensley; Jacqueline A. Howard; Morgan L. Isom; Joshua C. Lawson; Verrill M. Norwood; Casey L. Owenby; Jacob M. Poole; Lydia R. Shattuck; Amanda L. Smith; Megan E. Smith; Cason L. Suits and Ross W. Yost.
Georgetown: Danielle B. Roberts
McDonald: Jacqueline M. Lynn
Students gain early
‘Access’ to King
BRISTOL — Students planning to start class at King College this fall will have the opportunity to take an early look at campus life during Access King on Saturday, June 16. The early registration day for incoming students offers students and their families the opportunity to talk with King representatives about financial aid, register for classes, check out residence life, and more.
“Access King is designed for students who have been accepted and are planning to attend King,” said Elvin Browne, director of undergraduate recruitment and admissions for King College. “Access King is a wonderful opportunity for incoming students and their families to gain “access” to the King experience, our academic foundations, the personalized support they will receive from our faculty and staff, and the welcoming nature of the King community.” Events begin at 8 a.m. and continue throughout the day. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with faculty, staff, and current students. Information-packed sessions are available for students and their parents. Access King includes lunch outdoors near the lake and a tour of the King College campus.
“Access King is a fun, streamlined, and engaging way to transition into college life,” said Browne.
Students interested in attending Access King should contact the admissions office at 1-800-362-0014 or register online at http://access.king.edu.
Nicholas Lloyd Peterson of Cleveland Graduates from Clemson University
CLEMSON, SC — Nicholas Lloyd Peterson of Cleveland graduated Summa Cum Laude from Clemson University with a bachelor of arts in biological sciences.
Peterson joined Clemson University’s largest-ever graduating class at three spring commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum May 11.
The tally of degrees awarded was 2,841, as 2,242 students completed requirements for bachelor’s degrees, 514 received master’s degrees and 85 earned doctorates.
Ranked No. 25 among national public universities, Clemson is a major, land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university that maintains a strong commitment to teaching and student success.
Wofford College conducts 158th commencement exercises
SPARTANBURG, SC — Wofford College conducted its 158th commencement exercises May 20, conferring some 306 degrees, including:
Stefanie Olivia Beth Hoffer of Cleveland obtained a bachelor of science degree in biology, minor in history, cum laude.
Kristen Alexandra Jenkins of Cleveland obtained a bachelor of arts degree in English, concentration in creative writing.
Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1,550 students in Spartanburg, S.C. Wofford ranks second nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study aboard. Home to one of the nation’s 276 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford’s historic 170-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum. Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Rebecca Jones named to dean’s list at Creighton University
OMAHA, NEB — Rebecca Jones of Charleston, a fourth year School of Pharmacy and Health Professions student at Creighton University was named to the spring dean’s list for the 2011-12 academic year.
Full-time students who earn a 3.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale are eligible for the dean’s honor roll.
Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,200 undergraduate and 3,500 professional school and graduate students. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years.