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Columbia State Names Fall 2012 Dean’s List

On behalf of the Faculty of Columbia State, Dr. Margaret Smith, Provost of Columbia State has announced the fall 2012 Dean’s List. The following students have been named to the fall 2012 Dean’s List:

Zachary Gentry of Pleasant View, TN.

Megan Roberts of Pegram, TN.

The Dean’s List requires students to take at least 12 semester hours and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0.

Columbia State is Tennessee’s first Community College. With campuses in Columbia, Williamson County, Lawrence County, Lewisburg and Clifton, the College offers more than 50 majors. 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, the sixth largest higher education system in the nation. For more information, please visit


Shannon Swearingen of Ashland City Named to University of Evansville Dean’s List

Shannon Swearingen of Ashland City, TN, has achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2012. Swearingen is majoring in Creative Writing.

To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

“At the University of Evansville, motivated students such as Shannon Swearingen experience a challenging and collaborative learning environment and thrive under the guidance of talented faculty,” said UE President Thomas A. Kazee. “Earning a place on the Dean’s List shows a strong commitment to academic success, and students and their families should be very proud of this accomplishment.”

Julia Struthers Named to Dean’s List at University of Memphis

Julia Struthers of Kingston Springs, Tennessee was named to the Dean’s List at the University of Memphis for the fall 2012 semester.

The Dean’s List is composed of students who have 12 or more earned hours in either the fall or spring semester, with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for that semester.

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