Angela Smith, a junior in information technology, published the book, “Poems From God Vol. I,” a collection of poems about her life.
Chris Lacroix, a senior in criminal justice, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – Service Award.
Christian Blas, a freshman in business, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – School of Transitional Studies Award.
Cindy Valenzuela, a senior in biology, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – Leadership Award.
David Thoms, ’11, biology, was one of five graduate students winning an award for a research poster at a Gordon Conference on Plant and Microbial Cytoskeleton. Enrolled in the genome, cell and developmental biology graduate program at Indiana University, he has received the James Holland Fellowship and the Carlos O. Miller Graduate Fellowship in Plant Developmental Biology.
Elisha Patterson, a junior in information technology, was selected as a Google Student Ambassador and attended a program at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Ca., where he and other ambassadors collaborated to develop creative and effective strategies to implement Google events to spark participation and engagement among students. His team won first place honors.
Gao Chia Vang, a senior in biology, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student Employee Award.
Genie Yang, a junior in information technology, was awarded a $3,000 scholarship from the Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) Company. FIS is a leading global provider of technology and services to the financial services industry, serving more than 14,000 clients in over 100 countries. Genie was accepted into the FIS Scholarship Program in 2011 and has been a FIS scholarship… Read more →
Grace Hicks Binion, ’14, psychology, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – School of Liberal Arts Award. Binion is pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Oregon.
Homero Gonzalez, ’11, business, recently won his fourth Emmy Award from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Ida Harris, a junior majoring in English, presented a collection of art work at the 2014 Georgia Women’s Conference. Her showcase of 30 dolls challenging viewers’ ideas of feminism and identity fit the conference theme of “Female Perspective in Art, Scholarship and Politics.”
Jenettha Baines, a freshman in criminology, is author of the book, 100 of the Most Influential Gay Entertainers, Volumes I and II. The first volume was reviewed by the GLBT Roundtable of the American Library Association and recommended for readers aged 16 and up. Baines’ books have been featured in several online magazines.
Jessie Ashworth, a senior in biology, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – School of Science and Technology Award.
Jon-Julius Lindsay, a senior in information technology, completed the 2014 ASSIST Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science. He worked with a PhD student to redesign the user interface for an Android mobile application which monitors patient health information. He developed and presented a poster entitled “Wireless ECG Body Node Sensor User… Read more →
Joshua Bledsoe, a sophomore in biology, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding First-Year Student
Matthew Darrow, a senior in business, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – School of Business Award.
Robin Frick, a senior in education, won the GGC 2014 Outstanding Student – School of Education Award.
Thaonguyen Nguyen, a junior in information technology, completed a prestigious, National Science Foundation-funded summer research experience in data-intensive computing at the Clemson University School of Computing. She collaborated with PhD students on researching software and socio-technical ecosystems, straddling software engineering and business issues.