Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Will Allen Stauffer-Norris graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts in integrated environmental science from Colorado College.
Catherine Collier and Anne Herring, both of Radford, received degrees from Washington and Lee University in May.
Laura Kleiner of Blacksburg was named to the spring 2011 dean's list at Mary Baldwin College.
George Perkovich of Blacksburg was added to the dean's list for the spring 2011 semester at Wofford College.
Stephanie Wong of Blacksburg and Tia Greene of Christiansburg graduated from Cornell University.
The following students were named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University, for the 2011 spring semester: Alleyne Ross of Christiansburg and Wei Liu of Radford
Andrew Cummings of Blacksburg received a doctoral degree from the Emory University School of Law.
April Scruggs of Riner earned a master's degree in forensic psychology from Marymount University.
Emma Riegert of Blacksburg was named to the dean's list at the University of Charleston for the spring 2011 semester.
Anya Horning of Christiansburg was added to the dean's list for the spring semester at Eastern Mennonite University.
The following are local graduates of the Roanoke Valley campus of National College:
Flora Dema of Blacksburg
Frances Mason-Mullins of Blacksburg
John Steager of Blacksburg
Rana Calloway of Christiansburg
Cynthia McFarland of Christiansburg
Caleb Ogilvie of Christiansburg
Melanie Penn of Christiansburg
Juliann Poff of Christiansburg
Joy Wimmer of Christiansburg
Holly Henninger of Copper Hill
Kathleen Cooper of Elliston
April Dickerson of Elliston
Camela Gathercole of Elliston
Craig Eisenbrown of Floyd
Deidra Webb of Floyd
Crystal Mason of Narrows
Michelle Odum of Riner
Angela Stump of Riner
Ashley Milliner of Shawsville
Stephanie Nicole "Nikki" Lewis of Newport News, a graduate student in Virginia Tech's interdisciplinary doctoral program in genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology, received the prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Predoctoral Research from the National Institutes of Health.
Gerhardt Schurig, dean of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, assumed the presidency of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges on July 18 at the association's 2011 Summer Meeting in St. Louis.
Radford University will award its first doctoral degrees this summer, an achievement not only for the recipients but also for the university as it joins seven other Virginia public universities granting doctorates. DeEtta Compton of Radford and Arneda Faye Lyons of Dublin will receive their doctorates of nursing practice in August, said Kimberly F. Carter, director of the School of Nursing in Radford's Waldron College of Health and Human Services.