Academic Awards

The Joseph Lee Parker Scholarship is awarded to a rising junior or senior Health and Physical Education major. He or she must be a good role model, demonstrate scholarly pursuits, and show evidence of leadership. The Joseph Lee Parker Scholarship is awarded to Sierra Burston.

The Raymond Memorial Science Scholarship is awarded to a returning student or students enrolled in one of the science curricula. This scholarship is provided in memory of Mr. John W. Raymond, Sr. and his son, Major John W. Raymond, Jr. This year’s recipients are Danielle Baccus and Kayla Robins.

The Mary C. Pearce Music Scholarship is an endowed scholarship awarded to an outstanding returning freshman music major. The scholarship was established by the late Mr. W. S. Penny, an alumnus, former trustee, and long time friend of the University. The award this year is presented to Terrence Taylor. 

Posts from April 2016

April 29, 2016
Vaughn Byrd is the recipient of the Vera Parker Womble Christian Service Award.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will retire on May 7 after forty-five years of service. Tom Whiteman, Assistant Professor of Graphic Communications, will retire on May 31 after sixteen years of service.
April 29, 2016
Garth Faile, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The recipient of the award is selected by his or her faculty colleagues. The criteria for the award are as follows:
April 29, 2016
Each year President Chris White, with the assistance of his Senior Staff, selects graduating students to serve as speakers for the Senior Banquet and Commencement Ceremony. Student speakers at the Senior Banquet, which was held on Thursday, April 28, included: