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Willie Frank Jones of Hinesville recently earned a master’s degree in information systems management from Walden University.
Walden celebrated the accomplishments of more than 4,700 students from 39 countries, including Jones, at its 46th commencement ceremony July 30 in Minneapolis.
Former President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, spoke to the graduates and received a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, from Walden at the ceremony.
Jones, an entrepreneur in Hinesville, has developed his company, Systems Solutions LLC, to be a major subcontracting company of information technology services, which collaborates with numerous corporations across the United States.
Jones also is working toward his Doctor of Business Administration in information systems management with Walden University.
“Education is the country’s major investment. Let’s keep America learning,” Jones said.

Liberty native enrolls at Culver Academies
CULVER, Ind. – Tyler J. Arnold, son of Jim and Barbara Arnold of Hinesville, began classes at Culver Academies on Aug. 23.
The Academies’ school year began with a traditional matriculation ceremony for the 261 new students. 
Each student walked through the school’s Logansport Gate and was welcomed by Head of Schools John Buxton and his wife, Pam Buxton, Culver Commandant Col. Kelly Jordan and Culver Regimental Commander Jack Mitzell.
Enrollment at Culver Academies is at a near 30-year high, according to admissions officials, with 802 students taking classes this year.
Arnold, a 3rd classman (sophomore), is a member of the Black Horse Troop and the Rough Riding team.
He also plans to join the fencing and rowing teams. 
As a student at Liberty County High School, Arnold served as the Panthers’ mascot during the 2010-11 school year before transferring to Culver.

Local student on Southern Miss president’s list
Edgar Jorge Rodriguez Coll of the Hinesville-Hattiesburg campus recently was named to the president’s list  at the University of Southern Mississippi for the summer semester.
The president’s list includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all A’s).

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