Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,225 students during the winter and spring semesters. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish the requirements for graduation throughout the entire year. The cumulative grade point average necessary for honor distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.60 and with highest honor (summa cum laude) 3.80.
More than 3,700 students graduated from Tufts University on May 20 during a university-wide commencement ceremony that featured the awarding of honorary degrees to a number of academic, business and civic leaders making a positive impact on the world.
Several local residents made the academic Deans' List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a spring 2018 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,760 students receiving the same honor.
Springfield College Recognizes Dean's List Students for the 2018 Spring Semester.
The University of Alabama has inducted a new group of students into its chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded on December 5, 1776, The Phi Beta Kappa Society is the nation's most prestigious academic honor society. It has chapters at 286 colleges and universities in the United States, 50 alumni associations, and more than half a million members worldwide. Noteworthy members include 17 U.S. Presidents, 39 Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States and more than 130 Nobel Laureates. The mission of The Phi Beta Kappa Society is to champion education in the liberal arts and sciences, foster freedom of thought, and recognize academic excellence. UA's chapter was founded in 1851. Students are elected to membership on the basis of outstanding academic achievement in the liberal arts and sciences.
Fairleigh Dickinson University students who have been inducted into FDU's Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Spring 2016 semester.
Psi Chi, an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and American Psychological Society, is the national honor society in psychology. It is open to students with either a major or minor in psychology who have completed at least three courses in the department, have a "B" average, and a cumulative average placing them in the upper third of their class. Lifetime membership is achieved through a formal installation by invitation and is held usually in the spring and fall. 2017-18 Cedar Crest College Psi Chi officers are: President - Kirin Uzar; Vice President - Keana Makari; Secretary - Jaclyn Haiem; Historian - Amy Webster; Advisor - Micah Sadigh.
Several local residents made the academic Deans' List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a spring 2017 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,957 students receiving the same honor.
Students named as the 2016-2017 Residence Life Staff at Cedar Crest College.
A group of Knox College pre-med students recently learned firsthand from Knox alumni what it means to be a medical professional.
Fifty-three Ithaca College students travelled to the University of Memphis in Tennessee to present their research at the 2017 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Students from colleges and universities across the country presented at the annual conference, which took place April 6-8. The presentations mostly comprised research projects completed during students' coursework, including independent studies, senior theses and lab work.
Emporia State University is pleased to announce that over $3.5 million in scholarship funds are helping more than 1,700 students from Kansas, 23 other states and 32 foreign countries realize their educational dreams during the 2016-17 academic year.
Azusa Pacific University students served in ministry through the Center for Student Action during the fall semester.
Many Eastern Connecticut State University students participate in Eastern's clubs during the academic year. The student club programs range from social to educational, physical to spiritual, and civic engagement programs that benefit and enrich the Eastern community.
Fayetteville State University proudly supports academic achievement and is pleased to honor undergraduate students whose performance merits special recognition.
Students received awards at The University of Findlay's Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity on April 2. The annual event provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to share their research, creativity and professional learning experiences with the University and the community. More than 200 students received awards.
JMU students embarked on 25 alternative spring break trips around the country and world this year. The students spent the week serving others while living simply and submerging themselves in the culture of their surroundings.
In an internship, URI students have the opportunity to apply theory to practice in the field, and then return to the classroom ready to apply practice to theory. URI's experiential learning coordinators partner with faculty to design internships with structured learning outcomes that will provide students with a competitive advantage when they graduate.
The following students have enrolled at USC Upstate for fall semester.