Campus Briefs 6-11

Posted 6/11/17

Smith receives master’s from Princeton Theological Seminary

PRINCETON, N.J. — Matt Smith of Cleveland graduated with a Master of Theology degree at Princeton Theological Seminary’s 205th …

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Smith receives master’s from Princeton Theological Seminary

PRINCETON, N.J. — Matt Smith of Cleveland graduated with a Master of Theology degree at Princeton Theological Seminary’s 205th commencement ceremony, held on May 20.

The Master of Theology is an advanced degree beyond the basic professional degree in ministry. Smith plans to pursue a PhD degree in American religious and theological history.

The Seminary awarded a total of 193 degrees at the commencement exercises.

Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812, is the first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. Its more than 500 students and 11,000 graduates from all 50 states and many nations around the world serve Christ in churches, school and universities, healthcare institutions, nonprofit agencies, initiatives for social justice, mission agencies and more.

Spencer earns bachelor’s from Clarkson University

POTSDAM, N.Y. — Emma Marie Spencer of Cleveland graduated from Clarkson University on May 13.

She received a bachelor of science degree in biology, graduating with distinction.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy with programs on its main campus in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York. It offers more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions.

Wilson honored at Samford University's law school

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — John C. Wilson of Cleveland was named to the Spring 2017 dean's list at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law.

Samford releases dean's lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the Cumberland School of Law dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 10 credit hours of coursework.

Dean's list is the highest academic honor given by the school at the end of each semester.

Samford University is Alabama's top-ranked private university as well as a top Christian university. Founded in 1841, it enrolls more than 5,400 students from 47 states and 29 countries in 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

Gobble, Brandon graduate from Harding University

SEARCY, Ark. — Two local students were among the more than 900 students who received diplomas at Harding University's commencement exercises on May 6.

Courtney Gobble from Cleveland received a doctorate in physical therapy. She graduated magna cum laude.

Emily Brandon from Cleveland received a Bachelor of Arts in art.

Harding University is a private Christian university in Searcy, Ark. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, it is the largest private university in the state. Students hailing from 50 states and 54 nations and territories pursue more than 100 undergraduate majors, graduate and professional degrees at the master's, specialist and doctoral levels.

Crabtree named to Samford University dean's list

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Benjamin J. Crabtree of Cleveland was recently named to the dean’s list at Samford University.

The university releases dean's lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. Dean's List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

Samford University is Alabama's top-ranked private university as well as a top Christian university. Founded in 1841, it enrolls more than 5,400 students from 47 states and 29 countries in 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

Burton receives degree from Baylor University

WACO, Texas — John Michael Burton of Cleveland was among the more than 2,500 graduates who received degrees from Baylor University during spring commencement exercises May 12 and 13 on the Baylor campus.

Burton received a Bachelor of Music, Applied Music, degree.

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. It allows more than 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 academic divisions.

Flock earns honors at Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — Campbellsville University honored students, faculty and staff who have gone above and beyond their calling at the recent annual Honors and Awards Day in Ransdell Chapel.

Ashlyn Nicole Flock of Charleston was among the recipients. She received Women's Volleyball Champion of Character 2016-2017 Award.

Awards were presented in the categories of Special Awards, Academic Awards, Servant Leadership Awards, Honors Graduates, Alpha Chi, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and Champions of Character.

The college sophomore was also named to the university’s President’s List for the Spring 2017 semester.

She was among the 272 students who were recently named to the President's List for achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

Campbellsville University is a Christian university with more than 5,000 students. It offers more than 80 programs of study, including 19 master's degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs.

Chattanooga State releases Bradley County dean’s list

CHATTANOOGA — Chattanooga State Community College has announced the students from Bradley County who attained dean’s list status for the 2017 spring semester.

The dean’s list honors students who have completed 12 or more hours of college-level work with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for that semester.

Bradley County students achieving this honor include: Hayley Caroline Adkins, Jessica Lorraine Aldridge, Brandon Chad Babbitt, Drake Addison Barker, Rachel C. Boyd, Scarlett Olivia Buff, Kelsey Morgan Callahan, Alex Dru Clabough, Tyler E. Colbaugh, Angelica Grace Cole, Nicholas M. Connelly, Joshua Michael Davis, Samuel C. Dawson, Matthew B. Fulbright, June Goonetilleke, Amy Lynn Haddock, Ethan D. Harris, James C. Howard, Gunner Blake Jeffries, Hailee Nicole KinCannon, Agnieszka Bozena Kowalik, Stephanie Bifano Lopes, Shayla Ann Lyles, Elliana Martin, Kendra Hixson McMahan, Ashlyn Brooke Melton, Colton James Morton, Julianna Elizabeth Mott, Danielle Near, Lauren Ashley Nunnery, John A. O'Neal, Rachel Elisabeth Orr, Alexis M. Pinela, Zachary K. Roberts, Landi Tubertini Santucci, Courtney M. Scott, Harrison Wade Smith, Braden S. Sneed, Jasson C. Starling, Autumn R. Strickland, Brittany Renee´Suits, Raven Brock Tommey, Leslie Ann Trewhitt, Kristin Ann Warnock ,Zackary Cole Wilcox, Jarret Eli Wilhoit, Devin Willmarth, Hannah Lee Wimberly Lowe, Kaitlyn Jewell Withrow, and Ashley Wright.

Chattanooga State congratulates these students on their academic accomplishments.

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