Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Etowah High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Etowah High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Etowah High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Etowah High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Two Georgia State University Honors College students have received places for Fulbright Summer Institutes, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating world-wide. Samaria Henry, a junior from Rex, Ga., studying political science has been awarded a place at the University of Bristol. Ryan Harris, a junior from Woodstock, Ga., studying film and media has been awarded a place at the University of Birmingham. The Summer Institutes form part of the U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission's work to promote leadership, learning and empathy among nations through educational exchange.
The following local residents made the Spring 2018 Dean's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among over 600 students recognized for scholastic achievement.
Lindsay Patterson achieved a mastery level of Proficient on the Collegiate Learning Assessment in Fall 2017
The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) is a national assessment of critical thinking and written communication, two skills that are essential to success in higher education and careers. Fayetteville State University administers the CLA+ to entering freshmen, rising juniors, and graduating seniors to assess their proficiency and improvement over time. A mastery level of Proficient indicates that a student has the skills expected of a successful college graduate, ready to move on to a professional career or graduate education.
More than 300 undergraduate students presented their research at the Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) on Thursday, April 12. Students from a wide variety of disciplines shared their findings through oral presentations, posters, artistic displays and musical performances.
Kennesaw State University is being represented by nearly 100 students this week at the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Edmond, Oklahoma. More than 4,000 students from 400 colleges and universities are presenting their research April 4-7 at the prestigious annual conference. With 93 students attending, Kennesaw State's number of participants is second only to the host institution, the University of Central Oklahoma.
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 fall 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.
Oglethorpe University Athletics is excited to welcome our newest Stormy Petrels to the nest!
More than 370 accepted students have indicated their commitment to attend Oglethorpe University by submitting their enrollment deposit. We're excited to welcome these new "Stormy Petrels" to campus this fall! The Class of 2021 will begin classes on August 21, 2017.
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) presented its annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, a showcase of artwork from undergraduate students, in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary Gallery from March 31 - April 7. The show offers students an opportunity to highlight their work and gain professional experience in a formal setting. Winners, selected by Augusta University's Department of Art Chairman Scott Thorp, were announced at the opening reception in March. This year's winners included: Best in Show: Katie "Xed" Blankenship, "Roach Motel" Juror's Choice: Emily Oren, "Borderline" Honorable Mention: Marian Trainor, "Fibula" Honorable Mention: Chloe Coulibaly, "Meditation" Blankenship and Oren will each receive a solo exhibition at the Averitt Center for the Art, Legends Gallery during the 2017-2018 school year. Other students with work selected for Juried 2017 were Soleil Collins, Charlynne Crutcher, Anna Currence, Allison Exley, Alex Furlough, Rikki Hagerty, Jessie Hamner, Tanner Higgs, Carter Jackson, Jennie Klabnik, Savannah Knauss, Denson McLain, Kimberly Powell Page, Keyanna Palmer, Ray Pettit, Kasey Roberts, Raegan Rowland, Allyson Schuman, Madeline Shelor, Sarah Shepherd, Virginia Skinner, Dylan Stembridge, Tanner Tracey, Stefani Waters, Shelby Whitaker, MacKenzie Willard. "The BFSDoArt is an interdisciplinary program, a fact readily apparent through the great diversity of styles, media and disciplines on display in this year's 'Juried Undergraduate Exhibition,'" said Jason Hoelscher, BFSDoArt gallery director and assistant professor. "The compelling quality of our students' work, along with the discerning eye of our visiting juror, artist and scholar Scott Thorp, combined to make this dynamite exhibition."
The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) hosted the annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, a showcase of artwork from undergraduate students, in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary Gallery from March 31 - April 7.
Three students who have created a comprehensive, online gift profile service recently finished third and won $2,000 to advance their startup company at the Aldag Business Plan Competition at The University of Alabama.
Nursing students from Georgia Southern's School of Nursing spent two weeks over the summer in Costa Rica participating in a yearly study abroad trip. Led by Marian Tabi, Ph.D., professor in the School of Nursing, students learned about the culture of Costa Rica through lectures, host families, site visits and service learning activities.
Valdosta State University announces the names of those students who were inducted into the Georgia Alpha Chapter of Alpha Chi during the 2015-2016 academic year.
The 1913 Society - a student ambassador program established by the Office of the President - provides an opportunity for outstanding undergraduate students to serve as official hosts and goodwill ambassadors for the university.
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice for the student population at Georgia State University. These students have been elected by their peers and strive to maintain and improve the student experience through policy.