College of General Studies

Overview of the College of General Studies

We help students reach their academic and personal goals so they are prepared for the next stages of their life and career.

The College of General Studies offers pre-professional, interdisciplinary and flexible degree and certificate programs, as well as continuing and lifelong learning opportunities designed to meet the ambition of the adult learner. The College invests in the success of its students by providing excellent educational opportunities, outstanding personalized services and specialized career and support programs, as well as access to the faculty, resources and alumni network of a large research university. Our educational programs provide students, in our credit and non-credit programs, the knowledge and skills needed to achieve and advance their personal and professional goals.

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Dean's Stars and Dean's List for Fall 2015 term

Congratulations to the College of General Studies' Dean's Stars and those who made the Dean's List for the fall 2015 term.

The following CGS students are recognized as Dean's Stars for achieving a 4.0 GPA for the fall 2015 term:

Annette Burket Madison McConnell  Yu Qiu Sandhya Subramanian
Nathan Deron  Douglas McKinney  Adryan Richardson  Amber Ward
Marissa Gavin  Molly Nace  Jeffrey Rothrock David Weiland 
Kate Gurnsey Kate Pinker  Amanda Seim  Victoria Wozniski 
Nicole Koster Catherine Pressimone  Brittany Simmons  

The following CGS students are recognized for achieving a 3.50 or better GPA for the fall 2015 term. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must complete at least 12 letter-graded credits with a 3.5 or better GPA within one academic year without G-grades. In order to qualify again, you must complete a new set of 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding academic achievement:

Kira Akana Grace Eggleston Zachary Lesniak Nina Ricci
Gabrielle Amato Kira Elma Alexandria L'Esperance Hezreel Robertson
Erin Araujo Roxana Evans Samantha Levin Catherine Roddy
Omar Awadalla Bridget Finley Marissa Locke Katherine Schaefer
Nathan Babyak Mary Folz Shelby Loughner Lyndsee Schomer
Clara Bahan Paige Fosse Marc Lucci Julie Seavy
Joel Baker Regis Garris Connor Lyons Dylan Shaffer
Jordan Baker Eliza Gilpin Ashton Macfarlane Jennifer Shaheen
Michael Banas Kelsey Glatts Abigail Mahla Pranav Sharma
Nancy Beattie Matthew Goldberg Christopher Mangogna Brandon Shaw
John Bell Phoebe Gutt Lauren Marei Dana Shearer
Justine Beran Kelliann Haugh Alessio Mazzone Cole Sheptock
Renee Bertha Andrew Henning Nolen McElwee Thomas Shields
Erin Betancourt Caroline Heyman Jeffrey McGarvey Marielle Siebert
Kyle Bishop Jennifer Hoffmann Michael Meisinger Danielle Silverman
Shavon Blannon Joseph Holjencin Amanda Messina Elizabeth Smith
Kevin Boylan Taylor Houser Michala Michelessi Emily Smith
Jordan Branch Ruba Idris Alexander Miller Chris Spahr
Taylor Brandeburg Lauren Isley Justin Moore Marlee Spruill
Jordan Brewer Matilda Izevbigie Madison Moro Chris Stalnaker
Ryan Burger Ciera James Rozelle Nix Sarah Stein
Justin Caler Courtney Jerioski Nazir Noori Zachary Stein
Drew Cantor Brian Johanson Lauren O'Brien Abigail Stubenbort
Jason Carne Kathleen Johnson Meghan O'Donnell Casey Stuver
Leo Chalhoub Crystal Jones Siobhan Osborne Alexandra Surunis
Yuhan Cheng Courtney Joyce Caroline Owens Jacob Sweed
Kailyn Clancy Syed Kaleem Julian Palmer-Davies Margot Syracuse
Jasmine Clark Antoinette Kelly Rachel Parasky Lisa Theuer
Phillip Clark Juliette Kelly Jonathan Parrott Rebecca Tilbor
Tomika Cohen Morgan Kenworthy Carly Paulison Gabriela Tremont
Olivia Coho Skylar King Loretta Payne Damien Truschel
Caroline Coyle Julie Klischer Daniel Peluso Mary Tucker
Emmaline Cushey Katheryn Knepshield Kristine Pierce Sarah Usatch
Denise Dalbey Robert Koehler Kenneth Pittaway Marko Velickovic
Ashley Darby Matthew Kuhl Jenna Potts Jessie Wallace
Justin Diamond David Lamperski Carolyn Procknal James Weller
Mackenzie Drungell Samantha Larsen Micah Rafkin Melissa White
Stephen Duke Christopher Lazzarotti Shahm Raslan Philip Williamson
Jordan Dykes Katherine Lehman Danielle Rauch Lauren Wilson
Ryan Eggert Corey Leon Dustin Reykdal Annie Yan