EMPORIA - Jace McDown, of Columbus, was among more than 750 Emporia State students recognized for academic honors in the fall 2017 semester.

McDown was named to the university honor roll and The Teachers College dean's list. To qualify for the university honor roll, students earned a minimum 3.80 semester grade point average in at least 12 graded hours.

About Emporia State University

Emporia State University offers over 200 academic programs in the School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Library and Information Management and The Teachers College. ESU is the only public university in Kansas to have earned national recognition as a College of Distinction, an honor for universities that demonstrate innovative application of high-impact education. In addition, in the Best Colleges 2018 guidebook by U.S. News and World Report, ESU is ranked No. 2 in lowest student debt of all Midwest regional universities. U.S. News also cited ESU's School of Business as a best value for both in-state and out-of-state students and ranked the online graduate education program in the Top 100 programs in the nation.