Honors and Awards

Graduation Recognition

Policy 3.34

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

Adopted by Board of Trustees 1/13/93, reviewed 9/14/05, 9/17/14.

 

Honors – President’s And Dean’s Lists

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 g.p.a. Credits for courses with grades of W, I, IP, CR, NC or other grades not computed in the g.p.a. are not used to determine full or part-time status.

Dean’s List: The Dean’s List is compiled each semester for full and part-time students carrying six or more credit hours and earning a minimum of 3.5 to 3.74 semester g.p.a. Credits for courses with grades of W, I, IP, CR, NC or other grades not computed in the g.p.a. are not used to determine full or part-time status.

Adopted by Board of Trustees 2/13/91, revised 5/12/93, revised 9/14/05, reviewed 9/17/14.

 

Faculty Recognition of Student Achievement

The Academic Affairs division continues its tradition of honoring those students who have excelled in their academic efforts. Full-time and Annual Faculty members nominate students based on outstanding achievement in class.

Other Awards which may be presented each year include:

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.

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.

John Ward Faculty Scholarship
The college faculty may recognize a student who has demonstrated excellence in departmental work and interest in the specific field of study, and who has maintained a 3.3 GPA over 24 semester hours of college work (8 hours if on certificate program).

Business Department Award
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.

Fine Arts Studio Award
Students who exhibit outstanding talent in art, music, or drama are honored by this award.

Athletic Awards
Athletes who participate in any sport for one season, who attend practices, games or meets on a regular basis, and who maintain a good attitude are eligible to receive a certificate of achievement.

 

Scholarship Awards Available Through the
Glen Oaks Community College Foundation

The Glen Oaks Community College Foundation administers a number of scholarships for sponsors, companies, organizations and the foundation itself. Included are scholarships for varying amounts and eligibilities for Glen Oaks students in Art, Business, Education, Human Services, Medical and Nursing, and General. You can learn more about these scholarships by visiting the Glen Oaks website at www.glenoaks.edu and reviewing the scholarships under the GOCC Foundation heading.