Degrees Awarded

Degree recipients are listed with applicable honors. The University, College or Departmental designation is awarded to undergraduate students who participate in the challenging curriculum of the Honors program. Students must successfully complete a series of honors courses and a senior honors thesis with a minimum grade point average of 3.40. In addition, Latin (degree) honors are indicated. The Summa Cum Laude designation reflects a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.85, Magna Cum Laude is awarded to students with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.65 and Cum Laude is awarded to students with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.45. There are no Latin honors at the graduate level.

Hometown information comes from the active, permanent address provided by the student. Students who have chosen to have privacy restrictions will not appear on these lists.

Fall 2023

First Name Last Name Degree Major College or School Honors City State Zip County
Alleah Mae Trunzo Bachelor Of Fine Arts Graphic Design
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Magna Cum Laude Germanton NC 27019 STOKES
Hannah Mackenzie Byars Bachelor Of Science Com/Elect Media Broadcasting
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Forest City NC 28043 RUTHERFORD
Sophia Rebecca Gant Bachelor Of Science Commercial Photography
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Magna Cum Laude Chapel Hill NC 27516 ORANGE
Rivers Grace Painter Bachelor Of Science Communication Sci & Disorders
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Summa Cum Laude Charlotte NC 28269 MECKLENBURG
Tania Sheree Cruse Doctor Of Education Educational Leadership
Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Conover NC 28613 CATAWBA
Marty Lee Gallinari Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Accounting
Walker College of Business
Summa Cum Laude Claremont NC 28610 CATAWBA
Nathaniel Thomas Black Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Finance and Banking
Walker College of Business
Concord NC 28027 CABARRUS
Kyla Ann Willoughby Bachelor Of Science Commercial Photography
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Chapel Hill NC 27516 ORANGE
Gabrielle Alexis Leach Bachelor Of Science Communication, Advertising
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Summa Cum Laude Stanley NC 28164 LINCOLN
Joshua Gary Bachelor Of Science Communication Studies
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Charlotte NC 28227 MECKLENBURG
Elizabeth Susanne Pearce Master Of Arts Psychology
Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Greenville NC 27834 PITT
Shea Shuyin Hurley Raiola Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Supply Chain Management
Walker College of Business
Magna Cum Laude Matthews NC 28104 UNION
Loretta Lorraine Shoaf Master Of Arts Literacy Education
Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Mount Airy NC 27030 SURRY
Landon Craig Williams Bachelor Of Science Building Sciences
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Troy NC 27371 MONTGOMERY
Talia Ann Hoggan Bachelor Of Arts English
College of Arts & Sciences
Summa Cum Laude Fuquay Varina NC 27526 WAKE
Nicholas Lee Smith Bachelor Of Science Biology
College of Arts & Sciences
Matthews NC 28104 MECKLENBURG
Brandon Bryan Mendoza Bachelor Of Science Exercise Science
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Morganton NC 28655 BURKE
John Charles Nastasi Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Management
Walker College of Business
Boone NC 28607 WATAUGA
Adrian JM Rice Doctor Of Education Educational Leadership
Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Hickory NC 28601 CATAWBA
William James Watkins Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Marketing
Walker College of Business
Semora NC 27343 PERSON
Amanda Rose Stout Bachelor Of Science Recreation Management
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Magna Cum Laude Winterville NC 28590 PITT
Sophia Therese Varriale Bachelor Of Science Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
Gastonia NC 28054 GASTON
Nelson Gonzalez Jr Bachelor Of Science Sustainable Development
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Cum Laude Millers Creek NC 28651 WILKES
Sophia Grace Simmons Bachelor Of Social Work Social Work
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Cum Laude Wake Forest NC 27587 WAKE
Edwin Murrey Thomas Jr. Bachelor Of Arts Philosophy
College of Arts & Sciences
Charlotte NC 28226 MECKLENBURG
Helen Margaret Julian Master Of Arts English
Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies
Apex NC 27502 WAKE
Yel Jangryieh Butung Bachelor Of Science Political Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Charlotte NC 28208 MECKLENBURG
Evan Scott Morris Bachelor Of Science Building Sciences
College of Fine & Applied Arts
Summa Cum Laude Mount Airy NC 27030 SURRY
Seanna Grace Rushing Bachelor Of Social Work Social Work
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Cum Laude Boone NC 28607 WATAUGA
Marcella Garraux Gianni Bachelor Of Science Bus Admin Risk Management and Insurance
Walker College of Business
Magna Cum Laude Asheville NC 28803 BUNCOMBE