HISTORIC TRIANGLE — From graduations to dean’s lists and other honors, local students attending colleges and universities nationwide continue to make the grade.
Andrew Creelman of Yorktown Named to Dean’s List at Frostburg State University
Andrew Creelman of Yorktown has been named to the dean’s list at Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, for outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2023 semester, with the distinction of a 4.0 grade point average.
To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and earn a cumulative semester grade point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland.
Christine Strong of Williamsburg, VA Graduates from Emerson College
Emerson College awarded approximately 1,058 undergraduate degrees during its 143rd Commencement at Agganis Arena in Boston on Sunday, May 14, including Christine Strong of Williamsburg, who received a BFA in Acting.
Emerson College is based in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District.
Hunter Culverhouse of Williamsburg Makes Dean’s List at RIT
Hunter Culverhouse of Williamsburg was named to the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring semester of the 2022-23 academic year. Culverhouse is in the computer engineering program.
Full-time 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.
Founded in 1829, RIT enrolls about 19,700 students in more than 200 career-oriented and professional programs, making it among the largest private universities in the U.S.
Maxwell Sievenpiper of Yorktown Named to Spring Dean’s List at Nebraska
Maxwell Frederic Sievenpiper of Yorktown has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the spring semester of the 2022-23 academic year.
Sievenpiper, a sophomore majoring in supply chain management and computer science, was named to the Dean’s Lists for the College of Business and College of Engineering.
Qualification for the Deans’ List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Explore Center. Listed below are the minimum requirements for the College of Business and College of Engineering. All qualifying grade-point averages are based on a four-point scale and a minimum number of graded semester hours. Students can be on the Dean’s List for more than one college.
- College of Business, 3.6
- College of Engineering, 3.5
Dean’s, President’s Lists Students Named for UA Spring 2023 Term
A total of 12,487 students enrolled during Spring Semester 2023 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 A’s) across UA’s more than 70 undergraduate programs and 12 colleges and schools.
- Madisyn Guiseppi of Williamsburg was named to the Dean’s List.
- Abigail Hume of Williamsburg was named to the Dean’s List.
- Brandon Jefferson of Williamsburg was named to the Dean’s List.
- Emily Morgan of Williamsbur was named to the President’s List.
- Jamie Papazis of Williamsburg was named to the President’s List.
- Matthew Stumpf of Williamsburg was named to the President’s List.
- Zachary Stumpf of Williamsburg was named to the President’s List.
- Katherine Brown of Yorktown was named to the Dean’s List.
- Ashlynn Lussier of Yorktown was named to the President’s List.
- Ava Michel of Yorktown was named to the Dean’s List.
- Megan Walters of Yorktown was named to the President’s List.
The University of Alabama provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs
Shenandoah University Announces Over 1,100 Graduates
Shenandoah University had 1,143 graduates receive their degrees and/or certificate during the 2022-23 academic year.
- Julia Hare of Seaford, who earned a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
- Marcus Washington of Toano, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- Alaina Griffin of Yorktown, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science
- Ada Rexrode of Yorktown, who earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education
- Hany Toma of Yorktown, who earned a Doctor of Pharmacy
Shenandoah had 200 August 2022 graduates, 295 December 2022 graduates, and 648 May 2023 graduates. Shenandoah’s 2023 commencement ceremony took place on May 20 in the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics and Events Center.
Shenandoah University Announces Athletic Director’s List Honorees
Shenandoah University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that 349 student-athletes earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s List for the Spring 2023 semester. To qualify for this honor, student-athletes must have a semester GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Peter Overton of Toano
- Stephen Graham of Yorktown
- Allen Outten of Williamsburg
- Mallory Holup of Seaford
- James Anderson of Williamsburg
- Isaac Tucker of Williamsburg
- Corey Kidwell of Yorktown
Of the student-athletes who qualified for the Athletic Director’s List, 243 made the university’s Dean’s List (3.50 GPA or higher) and 111 were named to the President’s List (3.90 GPA or higher). All 22 sports at SU were represented on the Athletic Director’s and Dean’s lists, and 21 sports put at least one student-athlete on the President’s List.
Shenandoah University was established in 1875, and is headquartered in Winchester, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties.
Abigail Goodrich Named to Mississippi State University’s Spring 2023 President’s List
Abigail Goodrich of Yorktown was named to the Mississippi State University spring 2023 President’s List.
Goodrich was among more than 4,000 students named to the spring 2023 President’s List. Students on the President’s List achieved a 3.80 or better grade-point average, based on a 4.0 scale, while completing at least 12 semester hours of course work with no incomplete grades or grades lower than a C.
Mississippi State University Announces Spring 2023 Deans’ List
Mississippi State University congratulated more than 2,300 students who were named to the spring 2023 Deans’ List. Deans’ List students achieved a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.79, based on a 4.0 scale, while completing at least 12 semester hours of course work with no incomplete grades or grades lower than a C.
- Kaitlyn Pegram of Williamsburg
- Haylee Bertola of Hampton
Grover Branscome Among Mississippi State University’s spring 2023 Graduates
Grover Branscome, of Williamsburg, was among more than 4,100 students graduating from Mississippi State University in spring 2023.
Branscome received a Bachelor of Science from MSU’s College of Architecture Art and Design.
Mississippi State University is a national STEM-focused, doctoral degree-granting, land-grant university offering a wide range of educational experiences for learning and growth to a diverse student body of approximately 23,000 students.
Yorktown’s Lisa Tuzel Among the 6,500 Students to Graduate this Spring from the University of Iowa
In May, more than 6,500 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received degrees.
Lisa Tuzel of Yorktown was among the students conferred their degrees. Tuzel was a student in the Graduate College whose program of study was Library and Information Science. The degree awarded was a Master of Arts.
Iowa is a global university offering over 200 areas of study to choose from.
Local Students Named to UAF Honors Lists
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced the students named to the dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the spring 2023 semester. The lists recognize students’ outstanding academic achievements.
Students receiving a 3.9 grade point average or higher are placed on the chancellor’s list, while those receiving a grade point average of between 3.5 and 3.89 are named to the dean’s list.
- Kaylah Montoya of Williamsburg — chancellor’s list
- Amber Montoya Jarquin of Williamsburg — dean’s list
UAF is the leading doctoral degree-granting institution in the state of Alaska, internationally recognized for research relating to the Arctic and sub-Arctic in areas such as biology, geophysics, engineering, natural resources and global climate change.
Tiana Thomas Named to the Spring 2023 Dean’s List at Georgia State University
Tiana Thomas of Hampton was named to the Spring 2023 Dean’s List at Georgia State University.
To be eligible for the Dean’s List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester.
Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State.
Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research university with a student body of nearly 52,000.
Bridget Palermo of Williamsburg Named to Muhlenberg College Spring 2023 Dean’s List
Bridget Palermo of Williamsburg was named to the Muhlenberg College Dean’s List for the Spring 2023 semester.
Muhlenberg College students and Muhlenberg College School of Continuing Studies students with a term GPA of 3.50 or higher were recognized for this academic achievement.
Muhlenberg is a private, four-year residential, liberal arts college offering baccalaureate and graduate programs with an enrollment of nearly 2,000 students located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Mackenzie Hammack Receives the Outstanding Senior in English Award from Bridgewater College
Bridgewater College recognized more than 60 outstanding students during its annual College Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 15.
Among the students receiving awards was Mackenzie Hammack, a Professional Writing and English major from Yorktown. Hammack received the Outstanding Senior in English Award, presented to a senior in recognition of excellence in the Department of English.
During her time at BC, Hammack wrote for the student news organization BC Voice and worked as a writing center tutor and student research consultant. In addition, she is a member of the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, national honor society Alpha Chi and the Flory Honors program.
Hammack will be attending James Madison University this fall to pursue an M.A. in writing, rhetoric and technical communication while working as a graduate assistant in the JMU Writing Center.
Bridgewater College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the Central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, home to approximately 1,450 students.