Universities and colleges have announced the following achievements by local students.
Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville has named the following area students to its spring 2018 dean’s list: Kip Kenerly of Bartlett; Kaitlin Jordan and Linsey Jordan, both of Arlington; and Victoria Allen, Gregory Fritjofson and Uy Nguyen, all of Lakeland. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and attain a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale.
Jonathan Thomas of Bartlett has been named to the spring 2018 chancellor’s list at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Eligible students must have completed at least nine credit hours with a grade of A, B, C or “credit” and maintained at least a 3.9 grade point average. In addition, the student must not have received a grade of D, F, I or “no credit.”
Oksana Durkee of Lakeland has been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Eligible students must have completed at least nine credit hours and earned at least a 3.5 grade point average. The student must not have any D, F, I, or “No Credit” grades on the semester grade report.
Aleah R. Caldwell of Bartlett has been named to the summer 2018 chancellor’s honor roll with highest honors at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Eligible students must take at least 12 hours of credit (pass-fail courses are not included) and achieve a 3.2 (B) grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Students can make the chancellor’s honor roll with honors (3.2 through 3.49), high honors (3.5 through 3.79) or highest honors (3.8 through 4.0).
The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held commencement ceremonies earlier this year to celebrate the recent graduation of more than 15,000 students from across the country. Graduates include Michelle Jarrett of Arlington, master of business administration degree in healthcare management; Lacey Acuff of Bartlett, master of science in curriculum and instruction degree; Brian Bouler of Bartlett, bachelor of science in information technology degree; Rebecca Castilo of Bartlett, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Stacey Frizzell of Bartlett, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Michelle Luther of Bartlett, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Nancy Myers of Bartlett, bachelor of science in business management degree; Whitney Peattie of Bartlett, master of science in management and leadership degree; Misty Tatum of Bartlett, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Amber Holloway of Arlington, master of business administration degree; Arclethia Woodland of Arlington, bachelor of science in health informatics degree; Christina Williams of Arlington, master of business administration degree; Erin Alexander of Arlington, master of science in nursing degree in education (RN to MSN); Joy Jarrett of Arlington, master of business administration degree in healthcare management; Kimberly Hutchens of Arlington, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Kimberly Lewis of Arlington, master of science in nursing degree in leadership and management (BSN to MSN); Sonya Armstrong of Arlington, bachelor of science in nursing degree; Susan Walpole of Arlington, bachelor of science in nursing degree.
Amethyst Lashawn Hawkins of Bartlett was among the summer 2018 graduates of Bethel University in McKenzie, Tenn. She earned an associate of science degree in general studies. Commencement ceremonies were Aug. 4.
Lydia Brown of Arlington was among the graduates of the August 2018 paramedic to RN Fast Track Nursing Program at Dyersburg State Community College. She was pinned on Aug. 10 inside the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building Auditorium at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama student Aubrey Barnes of Lakeland will participate in the University of Alabama’s Cooperative Education Program for fall 2018. Barnes will be working at ACIPCO in Birmingham, Ala.
In this program, more than 250 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, giving experience that 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 job experience. Participants maintain their full-time student status while at work and have priority registration status each semester through graduation.