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Graduation Recognition

At graduation each year, recognition is given to each student who has maintained a high cumulative grade point average. Recognitions are: Cum Laude (3.00 - 3.49 GPA), Magna Cum Laude (3.50 - 3.74 GPA), and Summa Cum Laude (3.75 - 4.00 GPA).


 

Academic Recognitions


President's List

The President’s List is compiled each semester for full and part-time students completing six or more credit hours and earning a minimum of 3.75 to 4.0 semester grade point average. Credits for courses with grades of W, I, IP, CR, NC or other grades not computed in the grade point average are not used to determine full or part-time status.

 

Dean's List

The Dean’s List is compiled each semester for full and parttime students carrying six or more credit hours and earning a minimum of 3.5 to 3.74 semester grade point average. Credits

for courses with grades of W, I, IP, CR, NC or other grades not computed in the grade point average are not used to determine full or part-time status.

[Adopted by Board of Trustees 2/13/91, revised 5/12/03, revised 9/14/05]

 

President's Award

Each year at graduation, recognition is given to a graduate receiving an associate degree who has maintained a 3.75 GPA or better, has earned a minimum of 45 semester hours of credit at Glen Oaks and who has been nominated for his/her outstanding contribution to classwork and to Glen Oaks.

 

Marion Wakefield and F. Burr Joslin Memorial Art Award

This award is presented to one or more exceptional Glen Oaks art majors with plans to continue his or her education beyond the community college level, at the completion of his or her second year in the program.

 

Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges

Students identified by the faculty as being among the country's most outstanding campus leaders are recognized by membership in Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.

 

Faculty Awards

Each faculty member may recognize students who have demonstrated excellence in departmental work and interest in the specific field of study, and who have maintained a 3.00 GPA over 30 semester hours of college work (12 hours if on certificate program).

 

The Wall Street Journal Award (Presented by Dow Jones & Company, Inc.)

Business students, both full-time and part-time, who display high academic standards, excellence in the classroom, and who express a desire to work in the business world (or are presently working in business) are eligible to receive this award.

 

John Oster Scholarship Award

This award is given to a full-time student who demonstrates leadership ability, a drive for achievement, and an expressed willingness to help others.