June 26 – ATLANTA – The Georgia Institute of Technology graduated more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute’s 262nd Launch Exercises recently at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Among the graduates were:

—Asher Anderson from Albany: BSc in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with High Honors

—Kiley Burton of Albany: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering with Great Distinction

—Evan Campbell of Albany: Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Highest Honors

—Justin Creamer of Leesburg: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Highest Honors

—Robert Feagans of Leesburg: Master of Architecture

—Ozashwee Ghimire of Leesburg: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with highest honors

—Andrew Masters of Albany: Bachelor of Computer Science with highest honors

—Maggie Nguyen from Albany: BA in Literature, Media, and Communications with Highest Honors

—Akshay Patel de Camilla: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with Distinction

—Haley Steele of Leesburg: Doctor of Philosophy in Biology

The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is a top 10 public research university developing leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute offers degrees in business, computer science, design, engineering, liberal arts, and science. Its nearly 44,000 students, representing 50 states and 149 countries, study at the main campus in Atlanta, at campuses in France and China, and through distance and online learning.

Maryland Global Campus Holds Graduation Ceremony

ADELPHI, Md. — The University of Maryland’s Global Campus held its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2019 during the “Spring Grad Walk 2022,” an innovative experience designed to accommodate thousands of graduates and guests while protecting the health and safety of the University community. More than 3,300 graduates from the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 along with their families and guests participated in the “Grad Walk” over six days (May 17-22).

The following local UMGC students have graduated:

—Quentin Lamar Bryant of Leesburg, Associate of Arts

—Zayona Wooden of Sylvester, Arts Associate

—Soterririca Stephens of Albany, BA in Psychology

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, the University of Maryland’s Global Campus was established in 1947 to serve adults in the workforce. Today, UMGC enrolls some 90,000 students each year, offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, as well as certificates in more than 125 fully online, hybrid, and face-to-face programs and specializations.

Troy University Announces Chancellor’s List for Spring Semester

TROY, Ala. – The University of Troy recently announced the names of the students who have been named to the Chancellor’s list for the spring semester. Full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled for at least 12 hours per semester and who achieve a 4.0 grade point average are eligible for Chancellor’s List. The spring semester includes students from the Troy, Alabama campus. Term 4 includes students at TROY campuses in Dothan, Phenix City, and Montgomery, Ala., as well as locations outside of Alabama and online.

Local students on the list include:

—Sherry Logan from Albany, Georgia

Georgetown College Announces Spring Dean’s List

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Georgetown College recently announced that the next Albany student made the Dean’s List for Spring 2022: Ana Forero.

To qualify, a student must have completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a minimum 3.7 GPA. A total of 310 students made the Dean’s List.

Georgetown College is a private Christian liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Kentucky. Established in 1829, Georgetown was the first Baptist college west of Appalachia.

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