Area Students Receive Academic Honors for Fall 2014 | Southern Arkansas University

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MAGNOLIA, AR (12/23/2014)(readMedia)– Several Texarkana area students at Southern Arkansas University received academic honors for Fall 2014.

Dean’s List

Southern Arkansas University recently announced the names of 474 students who qualified for the Dean’s List following the Fall 2014 semester.

Students on SAU’s Dean’s List from this area include:

  • Emily Bowling, of Texarkana, who is a Senior Biological Science major.
  • Justin Buchanan, of Texarkana, who is a Senior Biology-Pre Health major.
  • Crystalynn Davis, of Texarkana, who is a Junior Music major.
  • Ashley Day, of Texarkana, who is a Freshman Undecided major.
  • Lakyn Hutchison, of Texarkana, who is a Freshman Pre-Occupational Therapy major.
  • Michael McConaughey, of Texarkana, who is a Sophomore Ag Science-Animals major.
  • Zachary Shealy, of Texarkana, who is a Sophomore Pre-Nursing (BSN) major.
  • Joseph Walker, of Texarkana, who is a Senior Biological Science major.
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To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more semester hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or higher.

President’s List

Southern Arkansas University has announced the names of 250 students who made 4.0 GPAs to qualify for the President’s List following the Fall 2014 semester.

Students from this area on SAU’s President’s List include:

  • Joseph Atchison, of Texarkana, who is a Sophomore Bus Adm:Finance major.
  • Katherine Deese, of Texarkana, who is a Junior Accounting major.
  • Lauren Hinton, of Texarkana, who is a Sophomore Mid Sch Ed-Math/Science major.
  • Carrie Huff, of Texarkana, who is a Freshman Game,Animation & Simulation Design major.
  • Chris Paul, of Texarkana, who is a Junior K-12 Phy Educ & Health major.
  • Jovan Wilson, of Texarkana, who is a Freshman Art & Design-Studio major.
  • Hunter Bobo, of Wake Village, who is a Junior Accounting major.

Southern Arkansas University is a quality, comprehensive regional university granting degrees on the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information, visit www.SAUmag.edu.

Graduation

MAGNOLIA, AR (12/23/2014)(readMedia)– Emily Bowling from Texarkana, TX, graduated with honors from Southern Arkansas University at the Fall Commencement ceremonies on December 12, 2014.

Bowling graduated Magna Cum Laude. To qualify for a Magna Cum Laude distinction, a student must have earned a cumulative 3.75 to 3.89 GPA at the end of the program.

Bowling was a Biological Science major, and graduated from the College of Science and Engineering with a Bachelor of Science degree.

This fall, SAU had more than 3,500 students enrolled on its Magnolia campus, breaking enrollment records.

Total enrollment for the semester was up 141 students over fall 2013, with 3,545 students registering for classes. Of those, 3,037 were undergraduates and 508 are pursuing graduate degrees, setting a new record for the School of Graduate Studies.

A total of 173 graduates were recognized at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies on December 12, 2014.

Earning degrees from this area were the following:

Cameron Carr of Texarkana, who was a Bus Adm:Marketing major, and graduated from the College of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Cydney Higgins of Wake Village, who was a Bus Adm:Marketing major, and graduated from the College of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

SAU Professor of History and 2014 Honor Professor Dr. Ben Johnson will provide both commencement addresses. Johnson became Arkansas’ first endowed professor for Arkansas studies in 2013 thanks to the John G. Ragsdale, Jr. and Dora J. Ragsdale Endowed Professorship.

This past fall, SAU had more than 3,500 students enrolled on its Magnolia campus, breaking enrollment records.

Total enrollment for the semester was up 141 over fall 2013, with 3,545 students registering for classes. Of those, 3,037 were undergraduates and 508 are pursuing graduate degrees, setting a new record for the School of Graduate Studies.

For more information at SAU, visit www.SAUmag.edu.

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