College update 8/3/17

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Posted 8/2/17

Christ named to SUNY Oswego President’s List OSWEGO, New York – Charles J. Christ of Orange Park, a junior majoring in cognitive science, has been named to the President's List for the …

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College update 8/3/17

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Christ named to SUNY Oswego President’s List
OSWEGO, New York – Charles J. Christ of Orange Park, a junior majoring in cognitive science, has been named to the President's List for the spring 2017 semester at SUNY Oswego.
He was among Oswego students who achieved a grade point average of 3.80 and above on the 4.0 scale. Those achieving a GPA of 3.30 to 3.79 earned Dean’s List recognition.
A 156-year-old comprehensive college in the State University of New York system, Oswego enrolls about 8,000 students in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Media and the Arts; and School of Education.

Gensch earns Global Experience Scholarship
ATLANTA – Lauren Gensch earned a Global Experience Scholarship from Georgia State University during Spring 2017.
Gensch, of Fleming Island, is majoring in special education.
The Global Experience Scholarship provides opportunities to deserving students by offering substantial award amounts of up to $5,000 for Maymester or summer programs, $7,500 for fall or apring semesters abroad, and $15,000 for an academic year, depending on financial need and program costs. Preference is given to students with minimal or no international travel experience.
With more than 53,000 students, Georgia State University, an enterprising urban public research university, is a national leader in graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds.
The student body of more than 53,000 demonstrates that students from all backgrounds can achieve at high rates with unsurpassed connections to the city's business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations.

Clay students graduate from the College of St. Scholastica
DULUTH, Minn. – The College of St. Scholastica held its spring 2017 commencement ceremony May 13 at Amsoil Arena and among them were Michelle Antonio of Orange Park and John Castillo of Fleming Island.
Both students graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy in Physical Therapy.
The College of St. Scholastica is nationally recognized for quality. Rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Money magazine classify it as one of the Midwest's top regional universities. Learn more at css.edu.

Clay students inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi
VALDOSTA, Ga. – Two Clay County students were recently inducted into Sigma Alpha Pi: The National Society of Leadership and Success at Valdosta State University for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Cobi Jolley and Shelby Lacy, both of Middleburg, are now among the organization’s 546 chapters and 730,515 members.
The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society, one committed to building leaders who make a better world. Students are selected for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. Candidacy is a nationally recognized achievement of honorable distinction.
Established in 1906, Valdosta State University is a premier comprehensive university that offers both the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close, personal attention of smaller institutions.

Potts Awarded South Georgia String Project Scholarship
VALDOSTA, Ga. – Syanne Potts of Orange Park has been awarded the South Georgia String Project Scholarship at Valdosta State University for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Potts is one of 279 currently enrolled, incoming first-year, or transfer students selected to receive a scholarship through VSU Foundation Inc. These scholarships were established by private donors and are awarded each year to students with excellent academic achievement and/or financial need. Each recipient represents the high standards of the university.
Established in 1906, Valdosta State University is a premier comprehensive university that offers both the extensive academic, cultural, and social opportunities of a major university and the small classes and close, personal attention of smaller institutions.

Snedecor makes the Dean’s List at RIT
ROCHESTER, New York – Jim Snedecor of Green Cove Springs, who is studying computer engineering, made the Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.
Rochester Institute of Technology is home to leading creators, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers. Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,000 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.

Stubbs heading to medical school
KANSAS CITY – A 2010 graduate of Fleming Island High began his first year in medical school today.
Harrison C. Stubbs – a 2014 graduate of Wilkes Honors College – and 2017 graduate of Kansas City University Graduate School of Medicine and Biosciences was selected to attend KCU School of Medicine and began his studies on Aug. 1.
He is the son of Curtis and Jennifer Stubbs of Fleming Island.

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