Coastal Carolina announces local graduates

Approximately 300 students were eligible to participate in Coastal Carolina University’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the HTC Center.

Pam Martin, Ph.D., professor of politics and international relations, delivered the address, titled “The Value of your Degree beyond Graduation.”

A student who graduates with honors is indicated by the traditional Latin phrases summa cum laude (grade average of 4.0), magna cum laude (grade average of 3.75 to 3.999) and cum laude (grade average of 3.5 to 3.749).

Local students include:

Ronnie Jackson of Hartsville, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies in Interdisciplinary Studies

Anna McDowell of Timmonsville, Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science

Sarah Skinner of Timmonsville, Bachelor of Science in Biology

Zarek Wynn of Florence, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway. The University offers 67 areas of study toward the baccalaureate degree and eight master’s degree programs. The University began offering its first Ph.D. program, in marine science, in fall 2014.

Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954 as Coastal Carolina Junior College and became an independent state university in 1993. Learn more:

Author: Jana Pye

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