Christiansburg’s Brenna Crowgey receives two Shenandoah academic honors; Sarah Newman named to dean’s list
WINCHESTER, Va. — Two Christiansburg students — Brenna Crowgey and Sarah Newman — have been named to the dean’s list at Shenandoah University for the Fall 2020 semester.
In addition, Crowgey was one of only 470 students to be named to the President’s List for the fall semester. Students who achieved this prestigious academic recognition attained a grade point average of at least 3.90.
To be considered for the dean’s list, students must complete at least 12 semester hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Shenandoah University was established in 1875, and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. Shenandoah is a private, nationally recognized university that blends professional career experiences with liberal education.
Christiansburg’s Kristina Lundquist receives Award of Excellence at WGU
SALT LAKE CITY — Kristina Lundquist of Christiansburg has earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University Teachers College. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework.
Established in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors with a mission to expand access to high-quality, affordable higher education, online, nonprofit WGU now serves more than 123,000 students nationwide and has more than 190,000 graduates in all 50 states.
Blacksburg’s Anna Kender named to Bucknell dean’s list
LEWISBURG, Penn. — Blacksburg High School graduate Anna Kender has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Bucknell University. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.
Bucknell University is a highly selective private liberal arts university that offers majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and social and natural sciences, along with broad opportunities outside of class, to its 3,600 undergraduates. Graduate programs are available in select disciplines.
Blacksburg’s Ruth Abbott graduates Cum Laude
Ruth Abbott of Blacksburg graduated Cum Laude with a degree in hospitality management from James Madison University during commencement exercises in December.
Abbott was among 973 students who received undergraduate, masters, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.
Established in 1908, James Madison University is a community of 22,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff in the Shenandoah Valley. JMU offers 124 degree programs at the bachelor’s, masters and doctoral levels.
Two Christiansburg students make dean’s list at Coastal Carolina
Among the students earning dean’s list recognition Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 semester at Coastal Carolina University were two students from Christiansburg: Justin Cerv, a marine science major, and Haleigh Hale, an exercise and sports major.
Located in Conway, S.C., Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 94 major fields of study. Among CCU’s graduate-level programs are 27 master’s degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and doctorates in education and in marine science.