Tracy Cole, of Chester, was named to the Dean’s List at Christopher Newport University in Newport News for the fall 2012 semester. To be included, a student must have been enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, have earned no final grade below C, and have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.0 scale.
Nicholas Lee Alford of Chester, Va., was recently honored for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
The following students were recognized as members of the dean’s list for the fall semester at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va.
The following local student was named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List at Mary Baldwin College: Jade Baker of Chester
The following Virginia Military Institute cadets were among the approximately 1,500 who marched in this year’s presidential Inaugural Parade Jan. 21.
The American Association for Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) has presented VSU Associate Provost for Partnerships and Engagement, Dr. Muriel Hawkins, with the group’s Public Service Award.
The Red Cross Club of Salem Church Middle School went right to work following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. During their November meeting, the group set a goal to recruit area middle schools to help raise funds for areas devastated by the hurricane.
Dominion Virginia Power has awarded Virginia State University a two-year, $150,000 grant for a “Green Roof Initiative” that combines green roof and alternative energy technologies in novel ways to improve both the energy efficiency of buildings and the sustainable use of water for irrigation.