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Five graduate at Valdosta State
Academic honors
academic honors

VALDOSTA— Valdosta State University graduated five students from this area following the fall semester:

• Deon Villasencio of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership
• Taylor Andre of Glennville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing
• Jailisa Jones of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology
• Yavniel Lee of Hinesville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice
• Mary Michael Logue of Ludowici, who earned an Education Specialist in school counseling
Approximately 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students were recognized during VSU’s 222nd commencement ceremonies Dec. 9-10.

Georgia State masters

ATLANTA — Alisha Hunter of Allenhurst earned a master’s degree in biology from Georgia State University at its 102nd commencement in December.

More than 600 students completed work toward master’s degrees during the fall semester. Across all disciplines and degree levels, more than 2,500 students received degrees.

Hank Huckaby, the outgoing chancellor of the University System of Georgia, spoke at the commencement, which marked the university’s final graduation ceremony held at the Georgia Dome.

Nebraska dean’s list

LINCOLN, NE — Mackenzie Conroy of Fort Stewart has been named to the deans list at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2016-17 academic year.

Conroy, a freshman music major, was named to the list for the Hixon-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. More than 4,500 students at Nebraska have been named to the list for the fall semester.

Qualifications for the list in the college of fine and performing arts require a 3.7 grade point average on a four-point scale and a minimum of 12 or more graded semester hours.

Alabama president’s list

TUSCALOOSA, AL — Madison Ann Steen of Ludowici was named to The University of Alabama’s presidents list, one of 11,758 students enrolled during the 2016 fall semester to one of the school’s honors list.

The president’s list requires full-time students to earn grade point average of 4.0 (all A’s).

Little Rock honors

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Fort Stewart resident Myiesha Young has been named to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s fall 2016 dean’s list.

Students whose academic performance has been superior in a semester are recognized when they earn grade point averages of at least on at least nine credit hours with a grade n lower than a C.

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