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Margaux Mae Price of Davenport Graduates from Clemson University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Clemson Univ Media Relations   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:39

CLEMSON, SC (01/04/2013)(readMedia)-- Margaux Mae Price of Davenport graduated from Clemson University Dec. 20, 2012, with a Doctorate in Human Factors Psychology.

Price was among 1,200 students who received degrees at two graduation ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Graduates in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities; and College of Engineering and Science received their degrees at a morning ceremony. Those from the College of Business and Behavioral Science and the College of Health Education and Human Development received theirs in the afternoon ceremony.

 
Patilyn Lowery of Bettendorf Named to University of Evansville Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristen Lund   
Friday, 04 January 2013 13:07

EVANSVILLE, IN (01/03/2013)(readMedia)-- Patilyn Lowery of Bettendorf, IA, has achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean's List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2012. Lowery is majoring in Art.

To make the Dean's List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

"At the University of Evansville, motivated students such as Patilyn Lowery experience a challenging and collaborative learning environment and thrive under the guidance of talented faculty," said UE President Thomas A. Kazee. "Earning a place on the Dean's List shows a strong commitment to academic success, and students and their families should be very proud of this accomplishment."

 
ELLSWORTH COMM. COLLEGE FALL DEAN'S LIST PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robin Anctil   
Thursday, 03 January 2013 08:44
IOWA FALLS - One hundred forty-nine students, including Austin Smith of Davenport, have been named to the Fall 2012 (August to December) Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average while attending ECC classes in Iowa Falls or online. Part-time students are not included on this list, and developmental courses do not count toward a student's GPA. The staff and administration congratulate these students for their academic excellence.

 
Patrick Igou of Rock Island Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Hannah Breaux   
Thursday, 03 January 2013 08:39

BATON ROUGE, LA (01/02/2013)(readMedia)-- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Patrick Igou, of Rock Island, Ill., was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi - the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Igou is pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering at Kansas State University.

Igou is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on more than 300 college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines. Its mission is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."

More About Phi Kappa Phi

Since its founding, more than 1 million members have been initiated. Some of the organization's more notable members include former President Jimmy Carter, NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, novelist David Baldacci and YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley. The Society has awarded approximately $15 million since the inception of its awards program in 1932. Today, $1 million is awarded each biennium to qualifying students and members through graduate fellowships, undergraduate study abroad scholarships, member and chapter awards and grants for local and national literacy initiatives.

For more information on Phi Kappa Phi, please call 1-800-804-9880 or visit www.PhiKappaPhi.org.

 
Additional candidate for BHC Board of Trustees PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Holly Smith   
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 15:45

* UPDATE – Jan. 2, 2013 *

Please note – An additional candidate submitted paperwork to run for the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees by the Dec. 26, 2012, deadline.

Here is the revised and final list of candidates:

  • Tim Black, Galva (six-year term)
  • Sammie Borst, Kewanee (six-year term)
  • Kylee Fox, Rock Island (two-year term)
  • John McCooley, Rock Island (two-year term)
  • Doug Strand, East Moline (six-year term)

 
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