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New & Noteworthy

Summer 2016

  • Jo Lynn Tyner, a freshman, is doing a physics REU at the University of South Carolina this summer.
  • 23 PELP students went to Trinidad and Tobago during the Winter Term.  While there, they completed a service-learning project in partnership with Habitat for Humanity.  This project is embedded in a three-hour leadership course students take.
  • Thomas Murphy, a junior, was awarded a Presidential Research Scholarship for the coming academic year.
  • Laura Judy, a junior, was awarded a Presidential Research Scholarship for the coming academic year.
  • Shelia Johnson, a junior, will complete an REU at Rutgers University this summer that focuses on breast cancer research.
  • Lane Parmely, a junior, is doing a chemistry REU this summer at the University of Mississippi.
  • Alex Hornick, a junior, will complete an REU at the University of Southern California this summer that focuses on virtual human communication.
  • Christalynn Hamer, a junior, is an intern this summer at Generation Teach.
  • Kaylon Jarrett, a senior, was selected for the Vanderbilt Experience: Student Nurse Internship Program this summer.
  • Hannah Evans, a senior who graduated magna cum laude in May, will begin the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Austin Peay this fall.
  • Zac Moore, a senior who graduated summa cum laude in May, will attend Ball State University in the fall for the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education Masters program.
  • Lauren Maki, a senior who graduated summa cum laude earlier this month, will begin the Master of Professional Accountancy program at Clemson University this fall.
  • Elizabeth Juelfs, a senior who graduated summa cum laude in May, will begin a doctoral program in physics and space sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology this fall.
  • Isaac Wilbur, a senior who graduated magna cum laude in May, will begin a doctoral program in computational science and engineering at Georgia Tech University this fall.
  • Ashley Johnson, a senior who graduated magna cum laude in May, will begin the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Tennessee State University this fall.
  • Ankit Patel, a senior who graduated summa cum laude in May, will attend the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University in the fall.
  • Jerelyn Carmichael, a senior, was accepted to the following three pharmacy schools: been accepted to three pharmacy schools: University of Kentucky, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, and most recently University of Tennessee Health Sciences.
  • Dominik Shannon, a senior, will begin the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at South College in Knoxville, Tennessee, this fall.