Blacksburg’s Daniel Folta named to Lee’s dean’s list
Daniel Folta of Blacksburg has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.
Dean’s List recognition is earned by full-time, on-campus students with a semester grade-point-average between 3.7 and 4.00.
Lee University is a private, comprehensive university in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Over the past two decades, Lee has become one of the largest Christ-centered private universities in the nation. During that period, the university has undergone a remarkable transformation that has included significant growth in academic programs, athletics, student enrollment, faculty expertise and diversity, and an expanded sense of mission and vision.
Blacksburg’s Kennet Manley graduates from Berea College
Kennet Manley of Blacksburg received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Natural Resources from Berea College, conferred on June 10, 2021.
Located in Berea, Ky., Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South, focuses on learning, labor and service. The college admits only academically promising students with limited financial resources primarily from Kentucky and Appalachia but welcomes students from 41 states and 76 countries.
Every Berea student receives a Tuition Promise Scholarship, which means no Berea student pays tuition. Berea is one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, so students work 10 hours or more weekly to earn money for books, housing, and meals. The College’s motto, “God has made of one blood all peoples of the earth,” speaks to its inclusive Christian character.
Three from Radford earn dean’s list honors at Emory & Henry
Three students from Radford — Logan Graham, Sophie Graham, and Zackie Pendergrass — have been named to the spring 2021 dean’s list at Emory & Henry College in Emory, Va.
To be named to the Dean’s list, students must be a full time student and receive a 3.6 GPA for the semester.
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry College has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place, and ultimately the wider world.
Emory & Henry College is consistently ranked among the nation’s best private liberal arts institutions. The college’s many accolades include the Presidential Award for Service Learning, the highest national recognition for community service and service learning; top tier recognition in Washington Monthly, USA Today, and Newsweek; and listing among the top 40 schools in Colleges that Change Lives.
Blacksburg’s Ethan McDowell earns dean’s list honors at Emerson College
Ethan McDowell, a native of Blacksburg, has been named to Emerson College’s dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester. McDowell is majoring in journalism and is a member of the Class of 2022. The requirement to make Emerson’s Dean’s List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.
Based in Boston, opposite the historic Boston Common and in the heart of the city’s Theatre District, Emerson College educates individuals who will solve problems and change the world through engaged leadership in communication and the arts, a mission informed by liberal learning. The college has 3,700 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students from across the United States and 50 countries. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities and a renowned faculty, students participate in more than 90 student organizations and performance groups.