Alyssa Smallridge Named to Dean’s List at University of Mary Washington

FREDERICKSBURG, VA (02/11/2014)(readMedia)– Alyssa C. Smallridge of Pawcatuck, is one of 775 students at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA named to the university’s Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2013-14 academic year.

Smallridge is a junior at the University of Mary Washington. The Dean’s List recognizes outstanding academic achievement at the university by full-time students who attain at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective public liberal arts and sciences university in Virginia, highly respected for its commitment to academic excellence, strong undergraduate liberal arts and sciences program, and dedication to life-long learning. The university, with a total enrollment of more than 5,000, features colleges of business, education and arts and sciences, and three campuses, including a residential campus in Fredericksburg, VA., a second one in nearby Stafford and a third in Dahlgren, VA., which serves as a center of development of educational and research partnerships between the Navy, higher education institutions and the region’s employers. In recent years, the university has seen its academic reputation garner national recognition in numerous selective guidebooks, including Forbes, the Fiske Guide to Colleges and the Princeton Review‘s 2012 edition of 150 “Best Value Colleges” and the 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges.”