Blacksburg’s Emily Barron named to honor roll
OXFORD, MISS. — Emily Barron of Blacksburg was recently named to the University of Mississippi’s Fall 2020 honor roll lists.
Barron was named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00.
“Our Chancellor’s Honor Roll students deserve a great deal of recognition for their pursuit of academic excellence and incredible achievements,” said Chancellor Glenn Boyce. “These students represent some of the best and brightest at the University of Mississippi, and I’m thrilled to congratulate them for their pursuit of personal and academic greatness.”
To be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester.
The University of Mississippi, affectionately known as Ole Miss, is the state’s flagship university. Included in the elite group of R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. With more than 23,000 students, Ole Miss is the state’s largest university and is ranked among the nation’s fastest-growing institutions.
Blacksburg’s Caroline Jones earns 4.0 GPA
DAHLONEGA, GA — Caroline Jones of Blacksburg has been named to the President’s Honor Roll at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 4.0 grade point average during fall 2020.
Dr. Bonita C. Jacobs, president of UNG, recognized students who reached this academic achievement during the fall 2020 semester. Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in bachelor’s degree programs who achieved a 4.0 grade point average were named to the President’s Honor Roll.
Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia comprises five campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia leadership institution and is The Military College of Georgia.
Two graduate from Emory & Henry
EMORY, VA — Andrew Earp of Christiansburg and Alaina Evans of Blacksburg graduated from Emory & Henry College in December 2020.
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry College has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place and ultimately the wider world. Emory & Henry College is consistently ranked among the nation’s best private liberal arts institutions.