College News


Grantham University

LENEXA, Kan. — Philip Hunter of Prosperity graduated with a degree in criminal justice from Grantham University during its March online degree and certificate program ceremonies.

The Citadel

CHARLESTON — Joshua Bowman of Little Mountain and Derek Sligh of Newberry were recently inducted into The Citadel’s Chapter of The National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They were among the 83 new members, including two accomplished faculty representatives, two alumni inductees and 79 cadets and students, who were inducted.

Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE — Jo Walker, a freshman from Newberry, was among approximately 500 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2017 President’s List. The President’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.

Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY — Christopher Howe of Prosperity graduated with a bachelor of science degree in recreation and sport management from Coastal Carolina University during commencement ceremonies held May 5 and May 6 at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.

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