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Students recognized at annual honors banquet

To open the ceremony, Maria Peña, student government association president and political science senior, introduces the evening and speakers at the Honors Banquet on Friday, April 20, 2018. Photo by Brendan Wynne
April 21, 2018

Honor. Leadership. Service. These three tenants were highlighted during this year's annual Honors Banquet. More than 200 students, parents and faculty filled the D.L. Ligon Coliseum in anticipation...

Through the struggle, find strength

January 17, 2018

Life has its moments and through my adversity, I've learned many valuable lessons being a young adult growing up and having to figure out how to pay the "big bills" in order to sustain a living. My mother...

Priddy Scholars brings new opportunities to first year students

At the Carboard Boat Race, Priddy Scholars Tre Jones, mass communication sophomore, and Daycee Duncan, computer science sophomore, prepare to take the water on Oct. 20. The Priddy Scholars participate in most campus activities.
October 28, 2017

Campus activities have since seen an influx in first-generation students thanks to the Priddy Scholars program, a full-ride scholarship that encourages involvement on campus, study abroad, and service...

Graduation affects instructors too

Roy Vogtsberger, associate professor of biology, said,
April 29, 2014

With sweaty hands, fast beating hearts, and excitement that holds them almost rigid, the walk across the stage at graduation on May 10 will seem like the longest walk of most student’s lives. It’s...

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