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Local Students Earned Academic Honors PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 July 2012 12:03

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (07/12/2012)(readMedia)-- The following local students have earned academic honors at Purdue University for the spring 2012 semester:

James Pastrnak, of Davenport, IA

Kyle Schwinn, of Orion, IL

Roy Fisher, of Taylor Ridge, IL

To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Purdue University is a vast laboratory for discovery. The university is known for its science, technology, engineering and math programs and its spirit of imagination, ingenuity and innovation. It's a place for those who seek an elite education balanced by the drive to make their ideas real.

Founded in 1869 in West Lafayette, Ind., the university serves its state as well as the nation and the world. Academically, Purdue's role as a major research institution is supported by top-ranking disciplines in pharmacy, business, engineering and agriculture. More than 39,000 students are enrolled here, and all 50 states and 130 countries are represented. Add about 850 student organizations and Big Ten Boilermaker athletics, and you get a college atmosphere that's without rival.

Amelia Schoeneman Named to Dean's List at St. Olaf College. PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Marie Frederickson   
Thursday, 12 July 2012 14:40

NORTHFIELD, MN (07/12/2012)(readMedia)-- Marci Sortor, Dean and Provost of St. Olaf College, has named Amelia Schoeneman from Rock Island, IL to the St. Olaf College Dean's list for the Spring 2012 semester. She is a Political Science and Environmental Studies major. Schoeneman is the daughter of Megan Quinn.

The Dean's list recognizes students with a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4-point scale. Dean Sortor stated, "These students have distinguished themselves among a talented and highly qualified student body. We celebrate their success in gaining recognition for academic excellence."

St. Olaf College

As one of the nation's leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers an academically rigorous education with a vibrant faith tradition as a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. St. Olaf prepares students to become responsible citizens of the world by fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit. Widely known for its programs in mathematics, the natural sciences, and music, St. Olaf also provides dynamic opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Committed to global education, more than three-quarters of St. Olaf students participate in off-campus study programs. Over the years, St. Olaf College has been a national leader among liberal arts colleges in producing Rhodes Scholars, Fulbright Fellows, and Peace Corps volunteers.

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Written by Richard Martin   
Thursday, 12 July 2012 14:28
Greenville, IL. -- Greenville College has released the names of 264 students who qualified for honors at the conclusion of the spring semester. The list includes Ansley DeVrieze, Junior, Biology, College Scholar, daughter, Jay DeVrieze of Moline, IL
To qualify for the Dean's List, freshmen are required to maintain a 3.5 grade point average (4.0 scale). Sophomores, juniors and seniors must have a 3.7 GPA. A College Scholar is a student who has made the Dean's List for three or more consecutive semesters.
Greenville College is a four-year accredited Christian liberal arts school with more than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Founded in 1892 and affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, the college is located in Greenville, Illinois, 45 miles east of St. Louis.

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Written by Jody   
Thursday, 12 July 2012 14:26
The University of Iowa awarded an estimated 4,300 degrees at the close of the 2012 spring session. Among the students from the (hometown) area who received degrees at the UI commencement are:

from Moline IL:
Hilary Ann Callas, BBA, Management
Sophie Marie Doroba, JD
Alana Christine McGinnis, BSN, Nursing
Michael Edward Turczynski, BA, Theatre Arts
Allison Kay Vannatta, JD

from Rock Island IL:
Shawna Christine Elmore Cassidy, MBA, with distinction
Casey Patrick Cunningham, BBA, Economics, Finance
Drew William Dezeeuw, BSE, Mechanical Engineering
Steven Robert Resch, BBA, Management, Marketing
Marissa Lynn West, BLS

Brett Busch of East Moline makes Lewis University's Spring 2012 Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathrynne Skonicki   
Thursday, 12 July 2012 14:18

ROMEOVILLE, IL (07/12/2012)(readMedia)-- Brett Busch of East Moline, IL was among those honored on the Lewis University Deans' List for spring semester 2012. Busch was studying Arts & Sciences at Lewis Unviersity.

To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.25 out of a possible 4.0.

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit for further information.

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