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Williams Releases President’s and Dean’s Lists

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – Williams Baptist College has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2017 spring semester. 

The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List is comprised of those with at least a 3.5 GPA.
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A-State Announces 2017 Spring Graduation List

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University has released the list of students who were awarded diplomas on the undergraduate and graduate levels during the 2017 Spring Commencement ceremony May 13 in the Convocation Center.

Dr. Doug Whitlock, who has served as Arkansas State University’s interim chancellor since September 2016, conferred degrees to 2,210 graduates representing six colleges: Agriculture, Engineering and Technology; Business; Education and Behavioral Science; Liberal Arts and Communication; Nursing and Health Professions; and Sciences and Mathematics. Continue reading “A-State Announces 2017 Spring Graduation List”

Writers Complete HPMEC Summer Retreat

PIGGOTT – Fourteen talented writers recently participated in the summer writers’ retreat at the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center (HPMEC). Throughout the week, the writers came together to hone their skills and to form a community in Northeast Arkansas at the site where Ernest Hemingway penned much of his iconic novel A Farewell to Arms.
Writer C.D. Albin served as mentor for the retreat. Albin was born and raised in West Plains, Mo. He earned a Doctor of Arts degree in English from the University of Mississippi and has taught for many years at Missouri State University-West Plains where he founded and edits Elder Mountain: A Journal of Ozarks Studies. Continue reading “Writers Complete HPMEC Summer Retreat”