Honors College to host 3rd annual Honors Recognition ceremony, reception, May 11
The Honors College at Arkansas State University will host the 3rd annual Honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m. in the Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Boulevard.
Seventy graduating Honors students will be recognized in the company of their parents, families, guests, and university dignitaries. Graduation distinctions for each student are noted below along with their hometown. In addition, the Honors Professor of the Year 2012 will be announced--this award is nominated by and voted on by Honors students.
There are three distinctions in graduating from the Honors College--Graduating in University Honors, Graduating in Honors, and earning the Honors Certificate. Honors students ‘Graduating in University Honors’ have successfully defended an Honors Senior Thesis, completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in Honors coursework, and are graduating with a 3.50 or higher cumulative grade point average. This distinction is recognized on their diplomas and their formal academic transcripts. These students are also presented with a gold Honors medallion and a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Honors students ‘Graduating in Honors’ have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework and are graduating with a 3.50 or higher cumulative grade point average. This distinction is recognized on their diplomas and their formal academic transcripts. These students are also presented with a silver Honors medallion and a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Honors students earning an Honors Certificate have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework and are graduating with a 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average. These students are presented with a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Graduating in University Honors are:
Mountain Home, Ark.
Taylor Grayham House
White Hall, Ark.
Pretoria, South Africa
Morgan Fincher Trevathan
Graduating in Honors are:
El Dorado, Ark.
West Memphis, Ark.
Students earning the Honors Certificate Are:
Little Rock, Ark.
Joshua Blaine Lawrence
Cave City, Ark.