Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Farragut High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Farragut High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Farragut High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Farragut High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
McKendree University students will present, perform and exhibit their scholarly and creative works during the 2018 Academic Excellence Celebration on April 26 at the Lebanon, Illinois, campus.
The Columbia State Community College Support Staff Council's "Chili/Soup Luncheon" fall fundraiser raised enough funds to award three student scholarships. Sixty-four students submitted scholarship essays as part of the application process which were judged by the Support Staff Council members. Other scholarship requirements required included that students were currently enrolled and attending Columbia State, have a 2.0 GPA or higher and an up-to-date and completed FAFSA. "It was an honor to lead the committee this year and be part of this project," said Kellie Gwin, Columbia State Enrollment Services processing clerk and support staff council chair. "The council had a tough time selecting the winners from this year's application pool." Scholarship winners, Sarah Houston (Franklin); Tamar Day (Spring Hill); and Christopher "Chase" Beard (Lawrenceburg) were appreciative of the $400 scholarship and all said that the funds will help pay for textbooks and other course fees.
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 adviser. More than 200 students chose to study abroad during Interim 2018.
University of Alabama graduate students recently achieved recognition in the UA Three Minute Thesis competition. Three Minute Thesis is a research communication competition that challenges master's and doctoral students to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in just three minutes. The competition develops academic, presentation and research communication skills and supports the development of research students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to a nonspecialist audience.
Close to 300 University of Alabama students are receiving a hands-on educational experience at more than 60 companies and organizations through UA's Cooperative Education Program during summer 2017. In the Cooperative Education Program, students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. This program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student. The experience enhances the students' employment prospects after graduation. While in school, students carry regular course schedules. While on co-op, they work with professionals in their fields who supervise their training and work. At work, co-op students earn competitive salaries and may receive benefit packages in addition to valuable on-the-job experience. Students maintain their full-time student status while at work and have priority registration status each semester through graduation.
The University of Alabama has inducted 41 students into its chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. UA recently inducted 43 College of Arts and Sciences 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 National Alumni Association of The University of Alabama recognizes and honors one male and one female in the senior class to receive the Alumni Student Award. The association also recognizes and honors students in the senior class. The students have excelled in academics and extracurricular activities, shown strength of character and maturity, and displayed exceptional hospitality.
After winning three races against Campbellsville, Christina Klouda (SO/Knoxville, TN) has been named the Mid-South Conference Swimmer of the Week, announced by the conference office Monday. This is the second time this season that Klouda has garnered this award.
Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored 111 third-year students at the recent professional pinning ceremony. The annual event recognizes students as they make the transition from a predominately classroom environment to advanced pharmacy practice experience. It is a testament to how Samford ensures lasting success through steadfast adherence to its mission of preparing pharmacies who transform lives.
Troy University is proud to announce students who have been accepted for admission during October.
On August 22, 2016, days before classes resumed at University of the Cumberlands, a group of freshmen came together to build a ramp for a woman living just outside Williamsburg with support from Dr. Christopher Leskiw and Mountain Outreach.
University of the Cumberlands (UC) is pleased to announce that 93 students have been named Christian Leadership Scholar honorees for the 2015-2016 school year. The amount of scholarships awarded totals approximately $208,000 in scholarships in their first year or $832,000 over four years. The amount of the scholarship varies for each student based on the extent of active leadership involvement.
A group of 26 Tennessee Wesleyan College students, faculty, and guests traveled to the mountains of Costa Rica for a cross-cultural service experience during TWC's spring break.