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Lindsay Kurkela  from Poughquag  named to President’s List at Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, SC (05/30/2019)– Nearly 770 Coastal Carolina University students were named to the President’s List for the Spring 2019 semester. To be named to the President’s List, students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) for the semester. CCU has a student body of 10,600. More than 2,000 students were also named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester, which means more than 21 percent of the student body earned recognition on either the Dean’s List or the President’s List.

Of those on the President’s List, 141 are freshmen, 177 are sophomores, 166 are juniors and 285 are seniors.

Among those named to the President’s List:

Lindsay T. Kurkela, a Marketing major from Poughquag, NY.

See the student’s named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2019 here.

Coastal Carolina University is a dynamic, public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, just minutes from the resort area of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Coastal Carolina University offers baccalaureate degrees in 73 major fields of study. Among CCU’s 25 graduate-level programs are 21 master’s degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and the doctorates in education and marine science: coastal and marine systems science. The most popular undergraduate majors are marine science, management, exercise and sport science, communication and psychology. CCU boasts a growing array of internship, research and international opportunities for students, as well as numerous online programs through Coastal Online.

More than 10,600 students from across the country and around the world interact with a world-class faculty, and enjoy a nationally competitive NCAA I athletic program, an inspiring cultural calendar, and a tradition of community interaction that is fueled by more than 160 student clubs and organizations.

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

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