Press releases sent by institutes of higher learning celebrating local students:
University of Maryland --
Dustin Hughes of Richmond Hill was named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at University of Maryland Global Campus.
To be eligible for the honor, a student must complete at least six credits during the term, earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 at UMGC.
Kean University --
Ferdag Kirman of Richmond Hill was named to the Kean University (Union, N.J.) the Spring 2022 Dean’s List. Kirman is a sophomore majoring in Management General Business and among more than 2,500 students to achieve this honor.
Missouri State --
Ashlee Quick of Richmond Hill graduated with a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Missouri State University.
The school awarded 2,878 degrees to students in spring 2022.The commencement ceremonies took place May 20, 2022, at Great Southern Bank Arena in Springfield.
Students who graduated with honors completed at least 30 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.
Valdosta State --
Valdosta State University is proud to announce the members of its graduating class of Spring 2022.
Jamie Bunting of Richmond Hill earned the Master of Education in Elementary Education Savannah Hill of Richmond Hill earned the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mass Media Jimmy Hires of Richmond Hill earned the Education Specialist in Teacher Leadership Makayla Peny of Ellabell earned the Education Specialist in Teacher Leadership John Tucker of Richmond Hill earned the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Sandor Westlund of Richmond Hill earned the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geosciences
Georgia State --
More than 4,000 students graduated from Georgia State at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels during the spring Armando Acosta of Richmond Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Allen Flint of Ellabell, who earned a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree in Sport Administration.
Ansley Johnson of Richmond Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Hospitality Administration.
Kyoungjoon Cho of Richmond Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting.
Madeline Castle of Richmond Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience.
Sarah-Lois Tanifum of Richmond Hill, who earned a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with studies in Biomedical Sciences & Enterprise.