JONESBORO, AR (astateredwolves.com) – Arkansas State University held its 2015 Fall Commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Convocation Center, and 11 more student-athletes from the Red Wolves' NCAA intercollegiate sports programs have now earned their college degrees.
The most recent group of A-State student-athletes to receiver their diplomas represented the sports of baseball (1), men's basketball (1), football (6), women's soccer (1) and women's tennis (2). Within the last year, A-State has set school records for all-department GPA, Athletics Director's Honor Roll members and department-wide Academic Progress Rate (APR) score.
Additionally, Arkansas State placed 88 student-athletes on the most recent Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List (3.5 GPA or higher) and 85 on the SBC Academic Honor Roll (3.0-3.49 GPA). One of the multiple factors contributing to the A-State Athletics Department's recent academic success is the Red Wolves Leadership Academy (RWLA), which continues to strengthen with a new study abroad component added to foster global awareness
The student-athletes who graduated Saturday included: