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U OF IOWA SPRING DEAN'S LIST PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 July 2011 14:44
Iowa City, Iowa - (Student's name) of (hometown) is among 3,800 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the UI Dean's List for the 2011 spring semester.
All students named to the dean's list carried at least 12 graded hours during the semester. A minimum 3.5 grade-point average (based on a 4.0 scale) for current work is required for inclusion on the dean's list in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Business Administration and Engineering. College of Pharmacy students on the dean's list carried at least 12 graded semester hours and maintained a minimum 3.25 grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale).

Moline, IL
Katelyn Marie Duyvejonck, Liberal Arts and Sciences; Samantha Nicole McCarthy, Liberal Arts and Sciences; Benjamin Louis Meersman, Business; Gregory J. Pepping, Business; Jessica Renae Welsh, Liberal Arts and Sciences;

Rock Island, IL
Kevin Robert Johnson, Engineering;

 
Braley Announces $513,900 for Eastern Iowa Schools PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Alexandra Krasov   
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 14:32
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Bruce Braley (IA-01) announced that theUnited States Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $513,900 in grants to Allen College, Clarke College and St. Ambrose University in Eastern Iowa. The grants will fund nurse faculty loan programs and scholarships for disadvantaged students through the end of June 2012. Each school received the following amounts:

Clarke College – Dubuque: $56,485

Allen College – Waterloo: $49,011

St. Ambrose University – Davenport: $408,404

“These schools have a reputation and tradition of excellence,” Braley said. “And these grants will allow them to build and expand upon programs that are already extremely successful, helping to graduate qualified and successful students.”

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Harkin Announces More Than $825,000 for Nurse Faculty and Disadvantaged Students at Iowa Colleges and Universities PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 July 2011 14:31

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), today announced that several Iowa colleges and universities will receive a total $825,750 for the creation and continuation of programs that support nurse faculty and disadvantaged students.  The funding comes from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

“Investing in Iowa’s colleges and universities means investing in the future of our state and its residents,” said Harkin.  “Education is a major rung in the ladder of opportunity and with this funding, we strengthen that opportunity.  In addition, Iowa has some of the strongest health training programs and best health professionals in the country, and by making further investments in educating Iowa’s healthcare workforce we will keep our state a leader for generations to come.”

Harkin is Chairman of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds HHS.  He is also Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee.

The funding is as follows:


Allen College, Waterloo
$31,278.00 in new funding through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.
$17,733.00 in continued funding through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program.

St. Ambrose, Davenport
$408,404.00 in new funding through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.

University of Iowa
$98,566.00 in new funding through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.
$131,540.00 in continued funding through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program.

Indian Hills Community College
$81,744.00 in new funding through the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.

Clarke College, Dubuque
$56,485.00 in continued funding through the Nurse Faculty Loan Program.

 
Elizabeth Adams Receives Bachelor's Degree from Saint Mary's College PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 01 July 2011 11:06

NOTRE DAME, IN (06/30/2011)(readMedia)-- Elizabeth Adams graduated in May from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, IN. Elizabeth, daughter of Denise and James Adams of Davenport, IA, received a BBA in Business Administration and Communication Studies.

About Saint Mary's College: Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., is a four-year, Catholic, women's institution offering five bachelor's degrees and more than 30 major areas of study. Saint Mary's College has six nationally accredited academic programs: social work, art, music, teacher education, chemistry and nursing. Saint Mary's College ranks among the top 100 "Best National Liberal Arts Colleges" in the U.S. News & World Report 2011 College Guide. Founded in 1844, Saint Mary's is a pioneer in the education of women, and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.

On the web: http://readabout.me/achievements/Elizabeth-Adams-Receives-Bachelors-Degree-from-Saint-Marys-College/2754722.

 
Katherine Kautz Named to Dean's List at Saint Mary's College PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 01 July 2011 11:03

NOTRE DAME, IN (06/30/2011)(readMedia)-- Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., named Katherine Kautz to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester. Katherine is the daughter of Ann and Gregory Kautz of Bettendorf, IA. To earn academic honors at Saint Mary's, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have at least 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.

About Saint Mary's College: Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Ind., is a four-year, Catholic, women's institution offering five bachelor's degrees and more than 30 major areas of study. Saint Mary's College has six nationally accredited academic programs: social work, art, music, teacher education, chemistry and nursing. Saint Mary's College ranks among the top 100 "Best National Liberal Arts Colleges" in the U.S. News & World Report 2011 College Guide. Founded in 1844, Saint Mary's is a pioneer in the education of women, and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross.

On the web: http://readabout.me/achievements/Katherine-Kautz-Named-to-Deans-List-at-Saint-Mary-s-College/2754747.

 
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