Northwestern State awarded 852 degrees during Fall Commencement ceremonies to students who completed coursework in the Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semesters.

Northwestern State awarded 852 degrees during Fall Commencement ceremonies to students who completed coursework in the Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 semesters.

Among the fall graduates was Heather Poirrier, Bachelor of Social Work, of Donaldsonville.

Courtland Joshua of Donaldsonville was one of 400 names to the Chadron State College Dean's list for fall 2016. The Dean's list requires a 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of coursework during the semester to qualify.