School News: UALR, Abilene Christian, Millikin

Utah

The University of Utah congratulated the more than 8,000 graduates who made up the class of 2022 at an in-person launch ceremony on May 5 after two years of virtual celebrations.

The class of 2022 students ranged in age from 21 to 73 and earned 8,702 degrees. The graduates represented 55 U.S. states and territories and 65 foreign countries, including Arkansas:

Karrie Butler of Bentonville earned a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies.

Acadia Pinault of Bella Vista graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Games.

Stefan Mcgee from Bentonville graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Games.

Samuel Skelton of Springdale earned a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology.

And Anna Thomas of Salt Lake City (72712) earned a doctorate in audiology.

The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City, is the flagship institution of higher education in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves more than 32,000 students from the United States and around the world.

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Abilene Christian

Elizabeth Jennings of Bentonville graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Abilene Christian University. She was among more than 800 students who received diplomas in early May from ACU.

Students with GPAs of at least 3.6 graduate cum laude (with honors), 3.75 graduate magna cum laude (with high honors), and 3.9 graduate summa cum laude (with highest honors).

Abilene Christian is the top-ranked university in Texas in a 2022 U.S. News & World Report assessment of institutions highly regarded for their commitment to student success.

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Millikin

Isabel Rimovsky de Van Buren is among the undergraduates who have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 semester at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois.

Students who attempt 12 graded credits in a fall or spring semester and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher earn Dean’s List honors. Students achieving a perfect 4.00 grade point average over 12 graded credits have attempted to earn Dean’s List honors.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive university with a diverse student body of approximately 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

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Emporia State

Rogers’ Bailey Alexandra Bardrick graduated from Emporia State University in May 2022.

Bardrick earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with minors in political science and business.

Located in Emporia, Kansas, Emporia State University offers more than 200 academic programs in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management, and Teachers College.

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PSUs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced its Spring 2022 graduates.

Approximately 1,075 degrees were awarded for the Spring 2022 semester, including:

Tabitha Barnard of Harrison, Bachelor of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education.

Katie Bland of Van Buren, Master of Social Work in Social Work.

Tonya Blevins of Waldron, Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Paige Bonds of Charleston, Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Carley Criswell of Ozark, Master of Social Work in Social Work.

Ashley Deen of Hackett, Bachelor of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing.

David Douglas of Rogers, Graduate Certificate in Data Science.

Reed Efird of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in Construction Management.

Christian Hibbs of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Sabah Ismail of Fort Smith, Bachelor of Arts in History.

Suzanne Kane of North Little Rock, Associate of Science in American Sign Language Studies.

Hannah Krehbiel of Fort Smith, Bachelor of Arts in World Languages.

Nathan Lyons of Rogers, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communications.

Dylan Matejek of Pea Ridge, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Shalay Prendergast of Fort Smith, Science Associate in Law Enforcement.

Anna Robertson of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing.

Lindsay Schupbach of Fayetteville, Master of Social Work in Social Work.

Kristi Stovall of Huntington, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Rhonda Thomas from Omaha, Master of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing.

Jacqualyn Vaughan from Paris, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.

Ashley Versluis of Bentonville, Bachelor of Social Work in Social Work.

Garrett Wallace of Tontitown, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Construction.

Van Buren’s Patience Wise, Master of Social Work in Social Work.

Students who have completed multiple degrees include:

Sabah Ismail of Fort Smith, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Hannah Krehbiel of Fort Smith, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in World Languages.

Shalay Prendergast of Fort Smith, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Associate of Science in Law Enforcement.

With approximately 9,000 students and 100 programs, UALR offers learning, research, service, social, and career opportunities that can only be found at a metropolitan university in Arkansas’ capital city.

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Bates College

Cerise Stanley of Bentonville was named to the Dean’s List at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine for the winter semester ending April 2022. This is an honor earned by students whose grade point average cumulative is 3.92 or more.

Stanley, the daughter of Ian M. Stanley and Lisa M. Herschbach, is a 2020 graduate of Bentonville High School. She is in her freshman year at Bates.

Since 1855, Bates has become internationally recognized as one of the leading liberal arts colleges, attracting 2,000 students from the United States and around the world.

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