Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Northern High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Northern High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Northern High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Northern High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Frostburg State softball seniors Sam Gatton, Allison Short and Brittney Platt each earned All-Capital Athletic Conference Second Team honors as announced by the league office, Tuesday.
The University of Scranton announced more than 1,650 students were named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2018 spring semester.
James Madison University is pleased to announce the following students who graduated with honors during the May 4, 2018 commencement exercises. More than 4,400 students received undergraduate, master's, educational specialist and doctoral degrees.
Students at The University of Alabama who competed in a NASA robotics contest came away with the top prize again, making it four straight years for the team from UA to win. Alabama Astrobotics took the top prize at the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, besting student teams from more than 50 other institutions in the challenge to build a robot capable of navigating and excavating simulated Martian soil, or regolith. Made up of about 65 students from across eight disciplines including engineering and computer science, Alabama Astrobotics is the only team to win more than once in the nine-year history of the NASA contest, placing first in 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and, now, 2018. "Our team is just like a football team, you have seniors who graduate at the end and you have new people coming in at the beginning, so every year it's a completely different team," said team lead and electrical engineering student Max Eastepp. "For us to be successful this year says a lot for this team and says a lot for how we adapt to new challenges each year." Eastepp, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, said teamwork is critical as students worked from July through the contest this month to design the robot and tackle the new problem NASA presented this year. Contest organizers revised the rules and rubrics this year to reflect the discovery that water ice is prevalent throughout the Red Planet. The challenge is to mine the precious icy regolith, simulated with gravel in the contest, since water ice will provide oxygen, water and fuel for future off-world colonists. What that meant for the contest, though, is no points were awarded to teams for digging the top foot of regolith. Teams earned points for collecting the gravel 12 inches below the surface. The robot built by the UA students mined the most gravel of any team in the contest. UA's robot mined more of the gravel than any other team in the contest, with many teams failing to mine any gravel. Also, Alabama Astrobotics was the only team with a robot that competed entirely autonomously, meaning the robot used computer programming to guide itself, mine and deposit the soil and gravel without any directions from students during the contest. The team placed first in five out of nine categories that included mining, autonomy, systems engineering paper, efficient use of communications power and outreach reports. In all, the students won $11,000 for use on next year's robot. Dr. Kenneth Ricks, team adviser and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, said the team's consistent success comes from a culture of sticking to a plan - meeting deadlines, testing thoroughly before competition and paying attention to detail. "We know what needs to be done and when it needs to be done," he said. "If our students buy into that process, they know they will have opportunities to be successful." The team received funding from the Alabama Space Grant Consortium, NASA, Dynetics, Fitz-Thors Engineering, Crank N Chrome and the University.
JMU students embarked on 25 alternative spring break trips around the country and world this year. The students spent the week serving others while living simply and submerging themselves in the culture of their surroundings.
The Honors College has selected 51 students to serve as college ambassadors for 2018/2019. Honors Ambassadors represent the Honors College at alumni and recruiting events both on and off campus and host prospective students during on-campus visits. Students were selected based on college involvement, knowledge of campus resources and opportunities, poise and public speaking ability.
The Marching Royal Dukes have been invited to march in the inaugural parade for new Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Richmond.
The University of Scranton has awarded nine students from its class of 2021 four-year, full-tuition Presidential Scholarships.
Twenty University of Alabama undergraduates were contracted into UA's Air Force ROTC detachment on Thursday, Sept. 21 at "Bama Salute," a UA Athletics-sponsored event that honors active duty military members and veterans at various UA sporting events throughout the year. The UA cadets were sworn in at a UA soccer game in front of nearly 700 people, an unusual but celebrated venue and audience, as contracting ceremonies are typically low-key, with family and other cadets and ROTC cadre present.
Fairleigh Dickinson University students who have been inducted into FDU's Phi Zeta Kappa and Phi Omega Epsilon honor societies for the Fall 2016 semester.
During the summer of 2016, a select group of University of Delaware students worked on campus full time on research projects with assistance from faculty. Students involved in undergraduate research have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of creative projects in a variety of disciplines to augment their education outside of the classroom.
Many Eastern Connecticut State University students participate in Eastern's clubs during the academic year. The student club programs range from social to educational, physical to spiritual, and civic engagement programs that benefit and enrich the Eastern community.
Michelle McDonald of Owings, MD is Inducted Into the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
Nearly 170 students were inducted into the Who's Who honor program.
Over 90 students from Ithaca College have earned internships in Los Angeles, California for the spring 2016 semester.
Students, faculty, staff, and friends of Mary Baldwin College gathered inside Francis Auditorium on March 26 for Honors Convocation, a ceremony to recognize student academic achievement.