Goodwin College is a private College in East Hartford, CT, specializing in career-focused education.(see more)
Goodwin College is a private College in East Hartford, CT, specializing in career-focused education.
Goodwin College is pleased to announce that 173 students have achieved President's List status for the Summer 2012 Session, achieving a perfect GPA of 4.0 in a variety of degree and certificate programs. Here are the local students who achieved President's List status:
Goodwin College neared a milestone this month as about 50 students were pinned as nurses after completing the College's rigorous nursing program. Since Goodwin established its Nursing program eight years ago, 982 students have been pinned as nurses and recited an oath in the tradition of Florence Nightingale. The College expects to pin its 1,000th nurse this Fall upon the next cohort completing the program. Family and friends crowded the Goodwin College Auditorium on August 16 for a special ceremony honoring the nursing graduates. Jan Costello, chair of the Nursing Department, reminded all the grads that they will never be forgotten, and asked that they always be caring and compassionate with their patients.
In her Commencement address to the Goodwin College Class of 2012, Board of Trustees Vice Chair Maria Ellis made it clear that the students were Navigators in their own right. Goodwin College celebrated its 13th Commencement on Saturday, holding the ceremony on its River Campus. Ellis congratulated the 534 graduates, many of whom were first generation college students, and urged them to celebrate their milestone. "I expect that for each of you, there are parts of this journey that have been the most difficult trials of your life," Ellis said. "And yet, as true Navigators, you have kept afloat, shot the rapids, and docked here safely." The following local students were members of the Class of 2012:
Of the 534 students who comprise the Goodwin College Class of 2012, 73 have earned the special distinction of graduating with honors. The College celebrated its ninth Commencement on Saturday, June 9, drawing thousands of people to its River Campus in East Hartford. To achieve Cum Laude status, a student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5. A minimum 3.7 GPA is required to graduate Magna Cum Laude, and students achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Goodwin College is pleased to announce that 51 students were recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an international honors society for students enrolled in Associate degree programs. The students were honored on May 11 during a special ceremony at the East Hartford-based college, where they were formally welcomed into the Beta Rho Delta chapter.
Goodwin College has named seven students as mentors for the 2012 Summer Bridge Academy, a rigorous six-week program designed to help students make the transition from high school to higher education. Enrollment for Summer Bridge is ongoing. Participating students have the chance to earn up to six college credits in Contemporary Music and Urban Limits. Additionally, students receive instruction in leadership development and both Math and English "Boot Camps" designed to bring their skills to college readiness. Goodwin College runs the program every summer, graduating 45 students during the 2011 program. An overwhelming majority continued on to college.
Goodwin College of East Hartford is pleased to announce that 662 students have achieved academic Dean's List status for the Fall 2011 session. To make the Dean's List, students must earn a minimum 3.5 GPA and be registered for at least six credits at the College. The following area students made the Dean's List:
Goodwin College is pleased to announce that 180 students have achieved President's List status for the Fall 2011 Session, achieving a perfect GPA of 4.0. Here are the local students who achieved President's List status: