The vision of Alpharetta High School is to be nationally competitive in academics, the arts, and service to the community.(see more)
The vision of Alpharetta High School is to be nationally competitive in academics, the arts, and service to the community.
Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 3,300 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2018 Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Georgia State University conferred more than 50 Ph.D. degrees during the fall 2018 semester. Overall, more than 3,000 students earned degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, professional, specialist and doctoral degree levels during the semester.
Recognizing students admitted to the university.
At the start of the academic year, the entire freshman class volunteers at locations across Atlanta for the annual Orientation Day of Service. This year, more than 300 students, plus transfer students, members of Alpha Phi Omega and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Achieve Atlanta Scholars, each volunteered at one of 17 local nonprofit organizations. The contributed work is valued at over $25,000 for the day. "We used our time and talents to impact communities in ways that cannot be quantified," said Jessica Winestock, associate director of A_LAB, Civic Engagement at Oglethorpe. "We befriended young children as we handed out food, we laughed with seniors over a game of bingo, and we learned lessons in mechanics as we helped to build wheelchairs." Experiences such as the Orientation Day of Service are not just "feel good" events. Service Learning curricula melds the classroom experience with the rigors of service, instilling sought-after qualities such as teamwork, leadership, empathy, and enthusiasm, as well as concrete foundations for creative and intellectual advancement. Nonprofits visited included: Trees Atlanta, International Rescue Committee, The Drake House, The Wylde Center/Oakhurst Garden, The Wylde Center/Hawk Hollow Garden, Frazer Center, Making A Way Housing, Inc., Hosea Feed the Hungry, AG Rhodes Health and Rehabilitation Center, Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Books for Africa, Atlanta Community Food Bank, MedShare International, The Latin American Association, Charles R. Drew Charter School, UHOPE CDC, and the Latin American Association.
More than 250 University of Alabama students are receiving hands-on, innovative and advanced educational experience with dozens of companies and organizations across the United States through UA's Cooperative Education Program for fall 2018. 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, 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.
St. Lawrence University coaches nominated students into Chi Alpha Sigma, recognizing outstanding college student-athletes who excel in the classroom, in their sport, and in the community.
Phi Kappa Phi recently announced the recipients of a 2018 Fellowship. The prestigious $5,000 fellowships were awarded to 51 students nationwide.
St. Lawrence University students have been awarded University Fellowships in order to conduct research along with a faculty mentor over the summer.
Each spring, Samford recognizes the outstanding contributions of student leaders at Leadership and Service Convocation. Four university awards are presented during this ceremony, as well as the Luke 2:52 Award, Shelton Community Service Awards and two Omicron Delta Kappa Awards.
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.
The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) is presenting its annual Form & Content Exhibition at the Center for Art & Theatre's University Gallery on the Statesboro Campus March 30 - April 6. "Form & Content" features Art Foundations-level student work from classes Drawing I, 2D Design, 3D Design and Digital Foundations. The exhibition was juried by Michael Marks, an associate professor at the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University. Winners were announced at a reception on March 30. Madison Pleasant was awarded First Place. Second Place was awarded to Brandon Narsing and Olivia Mainor received Third Place. Tanner Maxey received the Juror's Choice award. Morgan Carr and Peyton Butts each received Honorable Mentions. Other students with work accepted into the exhibition are Patrick Brownlee, Seantrei Burgess, Taylor Carter, Daniel Castro, Emily Coats, Andrew Cobb, Naya Crutch, Paige Distler, Patricia Elliot, Cathy Estes, Jessica Goodlin, Jasmine Griggs, Andrea Guzman, Sabrina Hill, Erin Ibrahim, Kristin Johnson, Mackenzie Kurt, Alex Long, Connor Mappin, Aminatta Mbow, Heidi McClain, Taylor McMahan, Pardiss Moazzam, Ashley Pantalone, Kennedy Pleasants, Janesha Rhodes, Phillip Eric Riggs, Hardijah Robinson, Briyanna Ruff, Christy Starling, Jackson Sweat, Megan Tanner, Kaleigh Todd, Andrew Wiggins, Austin Williams, Alexander Wolf, Janell Wright, Megan Yawn.
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.
The Better Newspapers contest (GPI) recognizes print journalism work from colleges in the state of Georgia. The Best of the South contest (SEJC) recognizes student journalism in print, video and audio form.
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.
Fifteen Samford students have been honored by the Birmingham Center of Colonial Dames of America for outstanding papers written in Samford history classes.
Oglethorpe University Athletics is excited to welcome our newest Stormy Petrels to the nest!