College update 2/16/17

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Posted 2/15/17

Rankin graduates from The University of Akron AKRON, Ohio – Brianna Rankin of Orange Park was among the 1,372 students to graduate Fall semester 2016 from The University of Akron.Candidates …

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College update 2/16/17

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Rankin graduates from The University of Akron
AKRON, Ohio – Brianna Rankin of Orange Park was among the 1,372 students to graduate Fall semester 2016 from The University of Akron.
Candidates from 24 states and 28 countries earned 52 doctoral degrees, 29 juris doctor degrees, 310 master’s degrees, 858 bachelor’s degrees and 197 associate degrees.
Brianna successfully completed the program requirements earning the bachelor of arts in Sociology Criminology & Law Enforcement.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a highly skilled workforce, and known for an innovative approach to higher education. With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor's, master's, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.

Van Dyke named to Dean’s List
GROVE CITY, Penn. – Maddie Van Dyke, a senior biology major at Grove City College, was named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction for the Fall 2016 semester.
Van Dyke is a 2013 graduate of Fleming Island High and is the daughter of Steve and Stephanie Van Dyke of Fleming Island.
Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean’s List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.
Founded in 1876, Grove City College is a private liberal arts school that offers a high-quality education in a thoroughly Christian environment for about half the cost of other schools.

Nine Clay students make UA Dean’s and President’s Lists
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 11,758 students enrolled during the 2016 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0, all As. The UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.
Clay County students earning these honors are Danielle Piper Davis, Hannah C. Frain, Carter Maddox Hudgins and Alexandra L. Nicola, all of Fleming Island, made the Dean’s List. Also making the Dean’s List were Hunter Lee Alexander of Green Cove Springs and Rebecca M. Wilhite of Middleburg and Antoni Murrell of Orange Park. Named to the President’s List were Allison Leigh Cassada and Nydia C Ceronmiranda, both of Orange Park.
The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education.

Lloyd named to Georgia State Dean’s List
ATLANTA – Alexander Lloyd of Middleburg was named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Georgia State University.
To be eligible for the Dean’s List, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State cumulative GPA of 2.00 must earn a 3.50 GPA for the semester and complete at least nine semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes.
With a student body of more than 53,000, Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.

Mihalik graduates from Kent State University
KENT, Ohio – Mark Mihalik graduated from Kent State University with a master of science degree from the College of Communication and Information.
Mihalik is among nearly 3,000 students who received bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, associate and educational specialist degrees during Kent State’s 2016 Fall Commencement ceremony.
The university congratulates the Class of 2016 and welcomes them into its illustrious family of more than 227,000 alumni worldwide.
An economic impact study showed that Kent State alumni in Northeast Ohio generated $1.6 billion annually in higher workforce earnings and increased productivity for employers that hire them.

Clark named to Fall 2016 Dean’s List
STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern University recently recognized more than 2,700 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2016 semester Dean’s List.
Justin Clark of Orange Park was named to the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125 degree programs serving 20,673 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs.

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