Students Earn Academic Honors, Named to Spring 2016 President's and Dean’s List

Students of Columbia State Community College were named to the president's list and dean's list for earning academic honors during the spring 2016 semester.

"These students have demanding schedules," said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. "They are juggling full-time course loads, jobs, families and extra-curricular activities, and I applaud them for maintaining this outstanding level of academic performance."

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 for the semester.

Spring 2016 President's List

"Earning a place on the dean's list is a significant accomplishment," said Dr. Margaret D. Smith, the executive vice president and provost for academic affairs and student programs and services. "Continuing to achieve academic honors will certainly help them to be successful as they continue their education and eventually enter the workforce."

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.

Spring 2016 Dean's List

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