(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – Feb. 14, 2017) - - - Columbia State Community College names 58 students to the president's list and more than 470 students to the dean's list for earning academic honors for the fall 2016 semester.
"Earning a place on the president's list is a significant accomplishment," said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. "Students who qualify are in the topmost college bracket academically and most often have demanding personal schedules. They are to be commended for their hard work and dedication."
To qualify for the president's list, students must earn 15 credit hours for the semester with a grade point average of 3.90 - 4.00.
"Students who earn dean's list status have shown a high level of commitment to their education," said Dr. Margaret D. Smith, the executive vice president and provost for academic affairs and student programs and services. "I have no doubts they will be successful in future endeavors as they move forward in their education and their careers.”
To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn 12 or more credit hours for the semester with a GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.
Tennessee’s Community Colleges is a system of 13 colleges offering a high-quality, affordable, convenient and personal education to prepare students to achieve their educational and career goals in two years or less. We offer associate degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs and transfer pathways to four-year degrees. For more information, please visit us online at tncommunitycolleges.org.
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