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Kaitlyn Teager Named to Eastern Illinois University's Deans' List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Vicki Shaw-Woodard   
Friday, 01 August 2014 12:30

CHARLESTON, IL (08/01/2014)(readMedia)-- Kaitlyn Teager of East Moline, IL was one of more than 990 undergraduate students named to Eastern Illinois University's Spring 2014 Deans' List.

The Deans' List at EIU recognizes undergraduates with a declared major whose academic performance has been excellent. Students who achieve a GPA of 3.80 to 4.00 (on a 4.00 scale) while completing a minimum of 12 graded semester hours, excluding credit/no credit grades, in a fall or spring semester will be named to the Deans' List.

Please join us in congratulating Kaitlyn on this achievement!

Located in Charleston, IL, Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships. Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester.

Saint Mary's College Announces Spring 2014 Semester Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Zara Osterman   
Friday, 01 August 2014 08:36

NOTRE DAME, IN (07/31/2014)(readMedia)-- Local students named to the Saint Mary's College spring 2014 semester Dean's List include Katherine Kautz of Bettendorf and Caitlin Poster of Davenport.

About Saint Mary's College: Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN, is a four-year, Catholic, residential, women's liberal arts college offering five bachelor's degrees and more than 30 major areas of study, such as business, nursing, art, chemistry, and social work. The College's single-gender environment has been proven, in study after study, to foster confidence, ethical leadership, and strong academic success. Saint Mary's College ranks 76 among the 248 "Best National Liberal Arts Colleges" for 2014 published by U.S. News and World Report. Founded in 1844 by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Saint Mary's College's mission is to educate women and prepare them for postgraduate success whether it's a first job, graduate school, or postgraduate service.

Aubrey Kohl of Bettendorf Awarded Robert D. Blue Scholarship PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Karen Austin   
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:34

DES MOINES, IA (07/30/2014)(readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, a member of the Iowa Centennial Memorial Foundation, announced today that Aubrey Kohl of Bettendorf was among the four students to receive a Robert D. Blue scholarship award for the 2014-2015 school year. The Robert D. Blue Scholarship, which is given by the Foundation, awarded four Iowa students to assist in covering expenses at an Iowa college. The recipients represented four Iowa counties and four Iowa schools.

"Students selected to receive this award must be a citizen of Iowa and demonstrate literary and scholastic ability; exhibit qualities of truth, courage, and fellowship; and display moral force of character," commented State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald. "Aubrey is an excellent example of the type of student that we were looking for." Kohl will be attending Cornell College this fall.

Awards were based on the review of an application, letters of recommendation, scholastic achievement, and an essay on the responsibility of a citizen toward his or her community. Additional information about the Robert D. Blue Scholarship is available on-line at

Foundation members include Governor Terry Branstad, Attorney General Tom Miller, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, Board of Education President Charlie Edwards; former governors Chester Culver, Tom Vilsack, and Robert Ray; and citizen members Elaine Estes, Arvid Huisman, Wayne Marty and Janet Metcalf.


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Written by Sandra Humes   
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 14:25
Milwaukee (July 30, 2014) - Jordyn Elizabeth O'Rourke, a Nursing Undergraduate student from Davenport, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the Spring 2014 semester. UWM is the second largest university in the State of Wisconsin, with approximately 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students.


Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) hosting free Bridge Building Day Camp for students in grades 4-8 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Christine Cournoyer   
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 09:13

The 2014 QCESC Bridge Building Camp is a free one day camp for students in grades 4-8 on Friday, August 8th from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Alcoa Learning Center located at 4900 State Street, Bettendorf, Iowa.

After discussion and demonstrations on engineering, create problem solving and teamwork, students will have 3 hours to work together in teams of 2-4 to build a model bridge out of materials and tools that are provided. Teams can choose to test their bridge to determine the greatest support efficiency or not and keep what they have built.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is recommended at:


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