Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Maryville High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Maryville High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Maryville High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Maryville High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
The following students achieved the Dean's List at Belmont University for the Spring 2018 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.
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.
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.
The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that The University of Alabama will receive two grants totaling $28,909 to fund two Phase I student teams through the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grants program. More than $463,000 in funding is being provided by the program for 31 teams nationwide that are developing sustainable technologies to solve current environmental and public health challenges. One project is "GIS Enabled Green Infrastructure Design Tool," led by Dr. Mark Elliott, assistant professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering. For more information, go to https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-awards-more-28000-grants-university-alabama-innovative-technology-projects.
Students in the Computer-Based Honors Program in the Honors College presented their research during CBH Live 2017, a live interactive broadcast of research projects conducted during fall 2017.
The 2017-18 Trevecca Nazarene University women's basketball season concluded with a 76-48 win over Ohio Valley University on Saturday. Several players celebrated incredible seasons this year.
The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men's Wrestling team was back in action on Saturday, November 12 as they competed in the Dan Gable Open in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This would be a big event for the Patriots as it would be the opening meet for several of UC's top wrestlers coming into the season. Several Patriots would have top finishes including some first places finishes in one of the season's largest tournaments.
Committed to academic excellence, Wittenberg University regularly recognizes students who maintain high educational standards. These students maintained a 3.5 or higher grade point average for the 2017 Fall semester and earned a place on the Dean's List.
Wittenberg Recognizes Emily Kaufman and others for Academic Achievement During 2017 Honors Convocation
Capping off a day-long Celebration of the Liberal Arts at Wittenberg University, the campus community came together to celebrate the achievements of students and faculty members alike at the annual Honors Convocation, Friday, April 7, in Weaver Chapel. The faculty commemorated the occasion in full academic regalia as the university recognized high achievement of students and faculty members in academic and co-curricular activities.
Wofford's Interim is a time for exploration and experiential learning away from the rigors of traditional academic courses for students and faculty alike. Students may choose from a variety of on-campus courses, professional internships and research projects, study abroad opportunities or their own independent study project, approved and guided by a faculty advisor. More than 200 students chose to study abroad during Interim 2017.
52 students are spending the Spring 2018 semester away from Wofford College as part of the study abroad program.
The University of Alabama awarded approximately 5,000 degrees during spring commencement May 5-7. With a beautiful campus, hundreds of rigorous academic programs, world-renowned 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 310 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The campus gives students the opportunity to interact with nationally renowned faculty performing cutting-edge research. In addition, UA offers students more than 500 student organizations, and UA students perform more than 1 million hours of service for the community.
The Music Department at University of the Cumberlands (UC) presents the 50th Annual Madrigal Dinners, a celebration of the holiday season, on December 1-3.
The Dean's Award for academic excellence is awarded to students with a 3.30 or higher term average.
The faculty of Emory & Henry College established the Honors Program in 2009 to provide an enhanced academic experience for the College's best students. The program includes approximately 70 students distributed across four class years. Members of the first class are now seniors and are preparing their honors thesis or honors projects to graduate with the College's first Honors Diplomas in May 2013. Students in the program: aEUR? are from eleven states and two foreign countries aEUR? carry a cumulative GPA of 3.73 aEUR? have studied abroad in 15 different countries aEUR? have earned prestigious summer internships as well as coveted appointments to semester-study programs in the Fermi National Laboratory and at the State Supreme Court of Virginia aEUR? include institution-nominated candidates for the Rhodes Scholarship, the Truman Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship, and the Fulbright Student Fellows Program. Members of the Emory & Henry Honors Program include:
Dream big said Congressman Chuck Fleischmann at Tennessee Wesleyan College's 156th Commencement. "From Potential to Success" was the topic of the TWC Keynote Address Speaker and U.S. Representative of the 3rd Congressional District of Tennessee. "Always strive to improve," he said. "Don't be afraid to ask for help from other people and don't be afraid to help other people. Dream big. When those opportunities come up, when they face you all, if you're not dreaming big, you will miss them." TWC's celebration of its 156th Commencement spanned three days and three major events. The celebration kicked off with a Thursday evening Nurse Pinning Ceremony and was followed by Friday's Baccalaureate service and Saturday's Commencement. With 201 students graduating, this year's Commencement celebration was the highlight of the 2012 - 2013 academic year. These local students graduated at Tennessee Wesleyan College's 156th Commencement ceremony:
Roane State Community College students from the area received recognition for their achievements in the 2013-14 academic year.