UWG-Newnan to hold Family Fun Day April 29
The University of West Georgia-Newnan will welcome students, family and friends for fun with inflatables, games, food and music during Family Fun Day from noon to 3 p.m. April 29. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-839-2300.
Hankins honored at White Coat Ceremony
Hannah Hankins of Newnan was honored at the recent White Coat Ceremony for Samford University's Ida Moffett School of Nursing. The traditional ceremony recognizes nursing students who began clinical courses this year.
The ceremony included the presentation of a white coat and commemorative pin to each student. The pin serves as a reminder of the student's commitment to providing compassionate, patient-centered care and of the nursing poem recited during the ceremony.
Georgia Southern announces graduates
Several area students were among the approximately 1,700 receiving degrees from Georgia Southern University at its fall commencement ceremony. They included:
Christopher Gaiters of Senoia, Doctor of Education in curriculum studies
Daryl Cowins of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in justice studies
Sean Cromwell of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in justice studies
Andrew Travis of Newnan, Bachelor of Business Administration in logistics
Phillip Patterson of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in sports management
James Simons of Fayetteville, Master of Accounting in accounting
Mary Noreika of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in early childhood education
Mary Bodkin of Tyrone, Bachelor of Business Administration in management
Chidimma Morah of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in public health
Joshua Bernholtz of Sharpsburg, Bachelor of Science in information technology
Nicholas Karettis of Tyrone, Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing
William Norris of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Arts in writing and linguistics
Austin Nichols of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in construction management
Isabel Dennis of Newnan, Bachelor of General Studies
Jacob Liddy of Peachtree City, Bachelor of Music in music education
Craig Grant of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Business Administration in information systems
Rachael Hurst of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing
Megan O'Connor of Peachtree City, Bachelor of Science in interior design
Deniece Hudson of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in sociology
Eric Thomason of Peachtree City, Bachelor of Science in biology
Kristen Pritchett of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Science in child and family development
Zachary Riling of Fayetteville, Bachelor of Business Administration in management
Bobby Swint of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering
Jennifer Ross of Senoia, Master of Education in curriculum
Cassandra Tolin of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in nursing
Locals earn degrees from Georgia State University
Several area students received bachelor’s degrees during Georgia State University’s 102nd commencement. They included:
Hanxing Dong of Fayetteville, managerial sciences
Andrew Granquist of Peachtree City, managerial sciences
Jesse Gruby of Senoia, hospitality administration
Amanda Dennis of Senoia, studio
Mayky Doan of Peachtree City, marketing, managerial sciences
Kenneth Escoe of Newnan, managerial sciences
Nia Johnson of Fayetteville, hospitality administration
Michael Thomas of Tyrone, marketing
Tania Ward of Fayetteville, managerial sciences
Lauren Watring of Newnan, managerial sciences
Jennifer Abah of Palmetto, psychology
Jessica Anderson of Fayetteville, geology
Amanda Estep of Newnan, interdisciplinary studies
Willis Jackson of Fayetteville, interdisciplinary studies
Asia Rose Johnson of Newnan, neuroscience
Eddie Morris of Newnan, exercise science
Bryan Pitt of Fayetteville, computer science
Matthew Robinson of Peachtree City, music
Elisabeth Schaefer of Peachtree City, economics
Brytani Smith of Fayetteville, psychology
Hannah Thompson of Newnan, exercise science
Katrina Campbell of Peachtree City, criminal justice
Jerome Gaither of Fayetteville, biological science
Jonah Gibby of Tyrone, criminal justice
Vanessa Caceres of Newnan, public policy
Rebecca Chadwick of Senoia, early childhood education
Yanick Darko of Fayetteville, psychology
Ashley Lockhart of Peachtree City, early childhood education
Cody Simmons of Fayetteville, health and physical education
Allison Simpson of Newnan, early childhood education
Sydney Stallings of Sharpsburg, pre-licensure nursing
Talia Williams of Fayetteville, pre-licensure nursing
Georgia State confers master’s degrees
Georgia State University presented master’s degrees to several area students recently. They included:
From Sharpsburg: Eric Akey, business administration; Shannon Stephens, nursing.
From Tyrone: Rachel Bell, anthropology; Brad Morris, business administration;
From Peachtree City: Kimberley Fox, business administration; Esther Kim, business administration, information systems and international business; Sarah Kim, business administration; Jose Osorio, urban teacher leadership.
From Newnan: Carly Gates, multiple/severe disabilities; Kyle White, music; Maria Zafar, taxation.
From Fayetteville: Ifeanyichukw Ukpabi, sociology; Kenyatta Bruce, public health; Matthew Cieutat, business administration; Louisa Kalinke, nursing.
From Brooks: Hannah Skibiel, biology.
Rosene earns degree from UW-River Falls
Wade Rosene of Newnan recently earned a Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls.
Alabama State recognizes students for academic achievement
Area students were recently recognized for academic achievement and placed on Alabama State University’s honors lists. Named to the dean’s or president’s list were:
Ansley Armagost, Meredith Gray, Ariana Mendola, Jasmine Partridge, Mallory Terrell and Jacob Wiest, all of Fayetteville; Gabrielle White of Grantville, Hannah Katherine Chapman, Sarah Chapman, Reginald Porter, Amran Petrice Primrose, Matthew Schlumper and Ryan Ware, all of Newnan; Auren Arevalo, Matthew Coffey, Abigail Louise Dickinson, Lotanna Erinne, Lauren Golden, Julianna Kearney, Rachel Lawrence, Mikeala Lowry, Keara Mathison, Milynn Kathleen Moore, Luke Alexander Nagy, Kathryn Elisebeth Mullen and Caroline Jerome, all of Peachtree City; Ann Marie Meeker and Jacob Peterson, both of Sharpsburg; and Stephen Todd Cannell of Tyrone.
Freund named to Forsyth School dean’s list
Kristi Freund, a Newnan native, has been named to The Forsyth School dean’s list at the Massachusetts School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is pursuing a degree in dental hygiene.
Newnan residents earn degrees from WGU
Amy Roberts and Sandra Acosta Kaasbell of Newnan recently earned degrees from Western Governors University. Roberts was awarded a Master of Science in nursing-leadership and management, while Kaasbell received a bachelor of science in sales and sales management.