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HARROGATE—Lincoln Memorial University announced Megan Hoeg, of Old Hickory, was placed on the dean's list for the fall semester.

To be placed on the dean's list, students must be a full-time undergraduates and have a 3.5 or higher grade-point average for the semester. More than 600 undergraduate students were named to the dean's list.

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to provide educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is in Harrogate. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at Lincoln Memorial, contact the office of admissions at 423-869-6280 or admissions@LMUnet.edu.

Newman named to Southeast Missouri State University dean's list

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.—Alli Newman, of Hermitage, was named to the Southeast Missouri State University dean's list for academic achievement during the fall semester.

Students named to the list earned at least a 3.75 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale, completed at least 12 hours of standard graded credit, achieved no grade below a B and received no failing grades in enrolled courses.

Eleven local students named to Austin Peay dean’s list

CLARKSVILLE—Austin Peay State University recognized more than 2,000 students who were named to the dean's list for academic achievement during the fall semester.

Local students named to the dean’s list included Jenna Cassidy, of Nashville; Jennifer Fenlason, of Nashville; Jessica Loney, of Hermitage; Taleighya Ransom, of Nashville; Jennifer Rhodes, of Hermitage; Darryl Rogan, of Old Hickory; Brianna Shaw, of Nashville; Adam Shelton, of Nashville; Amalia Wills, of Old Hickory; Kaleigh Wills, of Old Hickory; and Carter McGuffee, of Hermitage.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

West named to Missouri State University's fall dean's list

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attained academic excellence were named to the dean's list.

Olivia West, of Old Hickory, made the list. West was among more than 5,300 students named to the fall dean's list.

For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the fall semester and at least a 3.50 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Its purpose is to develop fully educated people with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. For more information about Missouri State, visit missouristate.edu.

Two Hermitage students graduate from University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—The University of Alabama awarded about 2,257 degrees, including two to Hermitage students, during its Dec. 12 fall commencement.

Lauren Chase, of Hermitage, received a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Angelica Flores, of Hermitage, received a bachelor’s degree in science.

With a beautiful campus, dozens of challenging academic programs, expert faculty and numerous opportunities for service and growth, the University of Alabama is a place where legends are made. The University of Alabama offers its students a premier educational, cultural and social experience with more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The campus gives students the opportunity to interact with faculty performing cutting-edge research.

The University of Alabama, the state's oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. The university is dedicated to achieve excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; provide public outreach and service to Alabama and the nation; and nurture a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.

Odette named to Roane State dean's list

HARRIMAN—Jackson Odette, of Old Hickory, made the dean's list at Roane State Community College for the fall semester.

The dean's list recognizes full-time students – those who complete 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses – who attain a quality point average of 3.50-3.99.

The president's list and dean's list are the official mediums for the institution to recognize outstanding academic achievement by students. The lists are compiled at the end of each academic semester by the registrar's office and are noted on the student's academic transcript.

Roane State is a two-year college in Tennessee that provides transfer programs, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has locations in Roane, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Morgan and Scott counties, as well as a branch campus in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit roanestate.edu or call 866-462-7722.

Campbell makes dean's list at Kennesaw State University

KENNESAW, Ga.—Lindsey Campbell, of Old Hickory, was named to Kennesaw State University's dean's list for the fall semester.

Students named to the dean's list were enrolled in at least nine credit hours of courses and earned a grade-point average of at least a 3.5.

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its about 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution, placing it among an elite group of 6% of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

Turner named to Baldwin Wallace University dean's list

BEREA, Ohio—Lucy Turner, of Old Hickory and a graduate of Nashville School of the Arts majoring in acting, was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Baldwin Wallace University.

Any full-time student who achieves a grade-point average of at least 3.6 for 12 or more graded hours or part-time student who achieves a GPA of at least 3.6 for six or more graded hours in the fall or spring semester will be placed on the dean's list.

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 3,500 students, Baldwin Wallace offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in more than 80 academic areas. Located in Berea, Ohio, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, Baldwin Wallace offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.

Four local students graduate from Columbia State

COLUMBIA—Columbia State Community College announced 297 fall graduates, and four local students were among them.

Trey Adair, of Hermitage, graduated with a technical certificate in accelerated advanced emergency medical technician.

Beverly Bice, of Hermitage, graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing.

Peter Johnson, of Nashville, graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing.

Grant Smith, of Nashville, graduated with a technical certificate in accelerated advanced emergency medical technician.

Columbia State Community College is a two-year college that serves a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with five campuses, including Columbia, Williamson, Lawrence, Lewisburg and Clifton. Columbia State was established in 1966 as Tennessee's first community college.

Four local students named to Freed-Hardeman University president's, dean's lists

HENDERSON—Freed-Hardeman University released the names of students who made the president's and dean's lists for the fall semester, and four local students were among them.

Jonathan Helton, a senior law and politics major from Old Hickory, was named to the president's list.

Luke Lashlee, a freshman interactive digital design designer and art graphic design major from Nashville, was named to the dean's list.

Joshua Smith, a junior kinesiology exercise science major from Old Hickory, was named to the dean's list.

Shayli Studer, a sophomore English and education secondary and education secondary major from Old Hickory, was named to the dean's list.

To be on the president's list, a student must be full-time and have a 4.0 grade-point average. Students on the dean's list earned a minimum 3.4 grade-point average for the semester.

The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship and service. With locations in Henderson, Memphis and Dickson, Freed-Hardeman offers bachelor's, master's, specialist's and doctoral degrees. More information is available at fhu.edu.

Three Nashville students named to Columbia State dean's list

COLUMBIA—Columbia State Community College announced 700 students, including three from Nashville, were named to the dean's list for earning academic honors during the fall semester.

Pola Hanna, Morgan Meyers and Grant Smith, all of Nashville, were named to the dean’s list.

“During the fall semester most classes remained online and in web conferencing formats while COVID-19 cases reached an all-time high in the college's service area. Some of these students were having a first college experience in this virtual pandemic environment while others continued to manage academic requirements with increasing personal obligations,” said Joni Lenig, interim vice president of academic affairs. “The students who earned this academic achievement proved that college success is possible with hard work and perseverance.”

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn 12 or more credit hours for the semester with a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher.

Columbia State Community College is a two-year college that serves a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with five campuses, including Columbia, Williamson, Lawrence, Lewisburg and Clifton. Columbia State was established in 1966 as Tennessee's first community college.

Columbia State names Adair to fall president's list

COLUMBIA—Columbia State Community College announced Trey Adair, of Hermitage, as one of 145 students named to the president's list for earning academic honors during the fall semester.

“The fall semester saw our students continuing to adjust to online learning formats and technologies due to the COVID-19 pandemic while managing full-time course loads and personal obligations," said Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “Despite these challenges, our President's List students persisted and excelled in their endeavors to achieve academic excellence.”

To qualify for the president's list, students must earn 15 credit hours for the semester with a grade-point average of 3.90-4.0.

Columbia State Community College is a two-year college serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with five campuses, including Columbia, Williamson, Lawrence, Lewisburg and Clifton. Columbia State was established in 1966 as Tennessee's first community college.

Two local students named to dean's list at University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—A total of 13,128 students enrolled during the fall term at the University of Alabama made the dean's list with academic records of 3.5 or higher or the president's list with academic records of 4.0.

Page Graham, of Hermitage, and Bryce Bomer, of Nashville, were named to the dean’s list.

The University of Alabama dean's and president's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. The lists do not apply to graduate students or undergraduate students who take less than a full course load.

The University of Alabama, the state's oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. The university is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.

Weeks named to Ohio University fall dean's list

ATHENS, Ohio—Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences student Meredith Weeks, Hermitage, was named to Ohio University’s fall dean's list.

More than 8,400 students qualified for the fall semester dean's list at Ohio University, including main and regional campuses.

More than 40 states were represented on the dean's list, including Arizona, Connecticut, California, Florida, Illinois, Rhode Island, Texas and Ohio. Students also represented Ireland, Egypt, France, Germany, Japan, Canada and several other countries.

Due to COVID-19, Ohio University students who earned 12 semester hours of credit, including at least six hours attempted for letter grades, with a minimum grade-point average of at least 3.5, achieved the distinction. Visit ohio.edu for more information.

Gardiner graduates from Ohio University

ATHENS, Ohio—Thomas Gardiner, of Nashville, graduated with a master’s degree in recreation and sport sciences from Ohio University's Gladys W. and David H. Patton college of education last fall.

More than 2,300 students graduated with bachelor, master's or doctorate degrees from Ohio University during the fall semester.

The graduates represented several areas of the United States and an abundance of countries, including China, India, Saudi Arabia, Peru and Canada.

Ohio University’s Athens campus offers students a residential learning experience in one of the nation's most picturesque academic settings. Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state and online programs further advance the university's commitment to provide educational access and opportunity. Visit ohio.edu for more information.

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