Maya Marin Garnica of Berlin receives Marines Corps commission
LINCOLN, NE (05/13/2020)-- Maya Marin Congdon Garnica of Berlin was among 26 cadets in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps who received military commissions May 8-12.
Garnica was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marines Corps on May 9.
For the full list, visit https://go.unl.edu/rotc-may20.
Steve Schuster honored at Baldwin Wallace University's Student Life and Leadership Awards
BEREA, OH (05/14/2020)-- Steve Schuster of Bellmar (08088) was honored at the Student Life and Leadership Awards at Baldwin Wallace University during the spring 2020 semester. Schuster, a graduate of Jackson Liberty High School majoring in film studies, received the Fraternity Outstanding President of the Year Award. The award is given to the chapter president who has exhibited exceptional leadership and service to his chapter over the past year. Schuster is the president of Sigma Phi Epsilon.
The annual awards celebrate student leaders, faculty and staff advisers, organizations and programs that have made an impact on the BW community and beyond. BW students have the opportunity to join over 100 student clubs, professional organizations and honor societies, ranging from community service and political action groups to fraternities and sororities.
The University encourages students to participate in a variety of groups to foster leadership skills such as communication, teamwork and problem solving. Students are also encouraged to engage in service opportunities at the local, national and international levels through one-time and weekly service projects, alternative break service trips and international service experiences.
Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 3,800 students, BW offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in more than 80 academic areas. Located in Berea, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, BW offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.
Johnathan Kenyon Receives Leader Scholars Award at Cazenovia College's 2020 Leaders Celebration
CAZENOVIA, NY (05/14/2020)-- Johnathan Kenyon of Woodbury, NJ received the following award(s) at Cazenovia College's Annual Leaders Celebration. The event recognizes the remarkable contributions students, staff, and faculty make to enrich the Cazenovia College experience. Those honored play various roles and contribute in different ways to creating a positive campus-life environment. Read more about this event >>
Leader Scholars Award
The Leader Scholars Award recognizes students who serve in many roles, including Team Captains, Master Students, Resident Advisors, Peer Mentors, and Club Presidents. While serving, they have all also managed to achieve a minimum GPA of 3.70, demonstrating outstanding abilities to manage time, maintain priorities, and dedicate themselves in and outside the classroom.
Cazenovia College is an independent, co-educational college near Syracuse, N.Y., offering graduate and bachelor degree programs in the liberal arts and professional studies in an exceptional community environment, with academic and co-curricular programs devoted to developing leaders in their fields. Cazenovia has been named a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report for sixteen consecutive years and has also been recognized by Money and Washington Monthly as a best value institution. For more information, visit www.cazenovia.edu.
Ellie Goodrich of Salt Lake City presents research for University-wide virtual symposium
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (05/14/2020)-- Ellie Goodrich of Salt Lake City, UT was one of more than 200 University of Utah undergraduates showcasing their research virtually at the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium on Monday, April 20, 2020.
The Undergraduate Research Symposium provides an opportunity for students to present their work to students, faculty and other members of the University of Utah community. Undergraduate students from all disciplines are invited to present their research and creative work.
This year's symposium was set to take place earlier in the month in person, however was delayed and move to a virutal format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many students' research was interrupted, but they worked closely with mentors to make it happen under these diffcult circumstances.
Goodrich, whose major is listed as Anthropology BS, represented the Anthropology department.
Goodrich gave a presentation titled "Determining Sex And Kinship In Wild Savanna Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes Verus) From West Africa."
Janis Bates Graduates from Bob Jones University
GREENVILLE, SC (05/14/2020)-- Janis Bates, a resident of Mullica Hill, was among nearly 700 students who graduated from Bob Jones University Friday, May 8.
Bates graduated Cum Laude with a BSN in Nursing.
During the virtual ceremony, over 500 students received bachelor's degrees, nearly 100 students received master's degrees and nearly 40 students received associate degrees. Five candidates earned doctoral degrees.
Traditional, in-person commencement exercises will be held Saturday, August 29, at 10 a.m. in the Founder's Memorial Amphitorium.
Since its founding in 1927, Bob Jones University has conferred over 52,000 degrees.
Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.
BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health sciences, and business.
BJU has nearly 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.