College Briefs 1/27/22

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Nine local students earn degrees from University of Maryland Global CampusADELPHI, Md. – The following local students have earned degrees from the University of Maryland Global Campus in fall …

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College Briefs 1/27/22


Nine local students earn degrees from University of Maryland Global Campus

ADELPHI, Md. – The following local students have earned degrees from the University of Maryland Global Campus in fall 2021: Orange Park’s Kyurlan Guzman, Associate of Arts, Chenise Wade, Bachelor of Science, Computer Networks and Cybersecurity, Keston Adharsingh, Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Management and Tania Sunti, Bachelor of Science, Political Science; Middleburg’s Jonathan Melton, Associate of Arts, Ryan Bitz, Bachelor of Science, Human Resource Management and Brady Joslin, Bachelor of Science, Homeland Security; Green Cove Springs’ Douglas Conners, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Management; and, Fleming Island’s Jacob Albritton, Bachelor of Science, Computer Networks and Cybersecurity.
More than 8,000 students from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as 30 countries and U.S. territories, earned UMGC degrees worldwide in fall 2021.

Fleming Island’s Alyssa Mueller graduates from Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alyssa Mueller of Fleming Island received her Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Alabama.
With a beautiful campus, dozens of challenging academic programs, expert faculty and numerous opportunities for service and growth, The University of Alabama is a place where legends are made. UA offers its students a premier educational, cultural and social experience with more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

10 Clay students earn Valdosta State’s Dean's List recognition

VALDOSTA, Ga. – More than 1,700 students were named to Valdosta State University's Fall 2021 Dean's List, including Kyleigh Reedy of Middleburg, Hannan Cooper and Bre’niah Hare of Oakleaf, Autumn Brown, Tatiana King, Janene Bufkin, Melina George and Julia Higdon of Orange Park and Kiley Musco and Michael Sapp of Fleming Island.

To qualify for Dean's List at VSU, students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or higher. Please note that developmental studies, transient, and graduate students are not eligible for Dean's List status.
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. VSU boasts more than 100 degree, certificate, and endorsement programs on campus and online for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a full menu of extracurricular activities, from national championship athletic and academic teams to honors organizations, sororities and fraternities, intramural sports, educational and service clubs, a symphony orchestra, art and theatre, research opportunities, and more.

Stephens on Dean's List at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Taylor Stephens, a freshman theatre major from Keystone Heights, was among approximately 820 Bob Jones University students selected to the Fall 2021 Dean's List.
The Dean's List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.

Four Clay students earn spots on Troy's honors lists

TROY, Ala. – Mason Richards of Orange Park was selected to the Provost's List at Troy University for the Fall Semester/Term 2 of the 2021-2022 academic year, while Gabrielle Deaton and Hannah Hargraves of Middleburg and Alisa Detlefsen of Fleming Island earned spots on the Chancellor’s List, while Mason Richards earned a spot on the Provost’s List.
Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0 qualify for the Chancellor's List. The Provost's List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65.
Troy University is a public, historic, international university with 22,500 students and 154,000 alumni. Students choose TROY for its quality academic programs, reasonable costs and availability of financial aid, outstanding faculty, and flexible in-class and online class offerings. Students on the Troy, Ala. campus enjoy a traditional college experience, while adult students are the centers of attention at campuses in Dothan, Montgomery and Phenix City, Alabama, as well as at locations around the world and online.

Hyams on Dean's List at North Georgia

DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Colt Patrick Hyams of Fleming Island made the fall 2021 Dean's List at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving at least a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B.
Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia comprises five campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

Yearwood on Kennesaw State's Dean's List

KENNESAW, Ga, -- Jarod Yearwood of Orange Park was selected to Kennesaw State University's Fall 2021 Dean's List in recognition of academic achievement.
Yearwood, a Geography major, was among the more than 7,300 students named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List. To qualify, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and complete a minimum of nine credit hours.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia.

Bucknell puts Porter on its Dean’s List

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell University Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester included Danielle Porter of Green Cove Springs,
A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition.

16 students earn academic honors at SNHU

MANCHESTER, N.H. – It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Fall 2021 President's List: Ryan Mucha, Marlene Arellano and Remus Figuero of Orange Park, Dominique Pimienta and John Griffin of Middleburg, Michael Russell and Joshua Camden of Oakleaf and Rebekah Tonkin, Maria Hagedorn and Holly Martine of Fleming Island, while Erin Zuback, Stephen Long and Trystyn Inches of Middleburg and Elizabeth Zwiesler of Oakleaf earns spots on the university’s Dean’s List.
Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day students must earn 12 credits in the fall or spring semester, and online students must earn 12 credits.
Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 are named to the Dean's List.
SNHU is a private, nonprofit institution with an 89-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults. Now serving more than 160,000 learners worldwide, SNHU offers approximately 200 accredited undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, available online and on its 300-acre campus.

Three local students land on Samford’s Dean's List

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Samford University recognized 1,826 students named to the 2021 fall semester Dean's List, including Madelyn Rosenau of Fleming Island, Kathryne Cataldo of Green Cove Springs and Corey McDaniels of Orange Park.
To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. Dean's List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools.

Pair qualify for Dean’s List at Palmer College

PORT ORANGE – Alan Burnsed of Orange Park and Jared Hamilton of Green Cove Springs both earned spots on the fall quarter Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus.
Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first and largest college in the chiropractic profession, has campuses in Davenport, Iowa; San Jose, Calif.; and Port Orange.

Dean's, President's lists includes for Clay students

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 11,979 students enrolled during the fall 2021 term 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.
Lilly Hudson of Fleming Island earned a spot on the Presidents List list, while Alyssa Mueller of Fleming Island, Aysia Washington of Oakleaf and Irulan Williams of Orange Park were on the Deans List.
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state's flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service.

Borge on Dean's List at Roger Williams University

BRISTOL, R.I. – Michael Borge, of Orange Park, was selected to the Fall 2021 Dean's List at Roger Williams University. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits a semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean's List that semester.
With campuses on the coast of Bristol and in the heart of Providence, R.I., Roger Williams University is a forward-thinking private university committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning.


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