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Todd Withers of Queens University of Charlotte, a D2 school, has a shot at the NBA

Todd Withers ’18 may very well be on his way to the NBA, the G League or any other impressive post- college basketball gig. So far, Todd has been invited to workout with four NBA teams across the country. Todd is paving the way for the way DII athletes are viewed in the NBA. He continues to prove that he ...

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Loyola University graduate Matthew Holloway is selected as one of the 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipients

More graduates going global! Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce that recent graduate Mathew Holloway ’16 is the second student selected as one of the 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipients. Holloway will teach English in Panama while pursuing a supplementary research project of his own. The Fulbright program’s English Teaching Assistant programs place Fulbrighters in classrooms abroad ...

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Brandon Resident Braden Rodriguez Wins Byrd Preaching Award

Braden Rodriguez accomplished a great deal as a college student and middle school pastoral apprentice at Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon. Mississippi College leaders are taking notice. The 20-year-old Brandon resident is the 2017 recipient of the Byrd Preaching Award at the Baptist-affiliated university. A Christian Studies major with a minor in history, Rodriguez will accept the honor at a ...

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Lee University’s Society for Law and Justice place second at the 2017 Owl Classic Mock Trial Competition

The Society for Law and Justice, Lee University’s mock trial team, recently placed second at the 2017 Owl Classic Mock Trial Competition, hosted by Kennesaw State University at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. “I am absolutely thrilled with our results at the OWL Classic Mock Trial tournament, especially considering that it was the first mock trial tournament for over half ...

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Jacksonville University’s Misha Chalkley will soon become the first JU NROTC Midshipman to earn a post as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer

It won’t be long before senior Misha Chalkley is submersed in all things nuclear as the first female JU NROTC Midshipman to earn a highly competitive post as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer. Of 67 NROTC units with applicants nationwide, only 14 billets were awarded to females this academic year by the U.S. Navy for the Submarine Warfare program, ...

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University of Central Florida graduate Orville Clayton identifies the lack of mental help in Florida jails

Florida jails lack critical mental health services and treatments for inmates, ultimately posing a risk to the community and the inmate upon release, according to research by a University of Central Florida doctoral student. The problem was identified by Orville Clayton, who graduates this week with a Ph.D. in public affairs in the health services management and research track. As part ...

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