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Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Applications Now Available PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Johanna Smith   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 15:28

February 6, 2013 (Davenport, IA) – Scholarship applications are now be accepted by the Rotary Club of Davenport.   In 2103, $56,000 in scholarships will be awarded (four $10,000 scholarships and one $16,000 scholarship) to five students graduating from the four high schools in Davenport. At least one student from each of Assumption, Central, North and West will be awarded a scholarship. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, community service, interview, and recommendations.

The application deadline is March 1st. Applications are available to download at www.davenportrotary.org.  Completed requests must be postmarked by March 1st and sent to: Rotary Club of Davenport, 1910 E. Kimberly Road, Ste. 310, Davenport, IA  52807.  Applications are reviewed and awarded by the Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Committee.

The Rotary Club of Davenport Scholarship Program is one of the largest in the Quad Cities metro area, awarding over $1,000,000 in scholarships since its inception as the Rotary Memorial College Loan and Scholarship Fund in 1922.

For more information, contact Johanna Smith at 563-322-3567 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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UW-MADISON WINTER GRADS LIST PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Lucas   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 15:18

MADISON - Several thousand students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison's winter commencement ceremonies, Dec. 16, 2012, including Elizabeth Kwan of Bettendorf with a Bachelor of Arts fro the College of Letters and Science.

Badger football legend Pat Richter delivered the charge to graduates at commencement ceremonies held at the Kohl Center.

For more information about UW-Madison, visit http://www.wisc.edu.

 
Genesis Nursing Scholarship Applications Available PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Craig Cooper   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 10:12
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Feb. 5, 2013 -- The Genesis Health System Foundation has announced applications for BSN and MSN degree completion scholarships are now available online.

This year, the award has increased from $2,000 to $2,500 for each degree completion scholarship for current Genesis nurses.

Applications for scholarships to current full-time nursing students are also available, and are awarded in the form of a forgivable loan based upon subsequent employment with Genesis Health System.

In 2012, the Genesis Health System Foundation awarded more than 40 degree completion scholarships to nurses employed at Genesis valued at more than $80,000.

Applications for the scholarships are due on or before March 25, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be announced in early May.

Scholarship applications can be found at the Genesis Health System website, www.genesishealth.com/scholarships.

For more information, call the Genesis Health Services Foundation office at (563) 421-6864.

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TRUMAN STATE UNIV FALL HONORS PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heidi Templeton   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 09:32

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - Truman State University has released the Fall 2012 President's List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 4.0 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit.

Local students attaining this honor include Scott Joseph McKillip of Davenport majoring in Health Science, Business Administration

Also, Truman State University has released the Fall 2012 Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 3.50-3.99 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit.

Local students attaining this honor include Andy Wang Yang (Computer Science) and Logan Christian Carney (Business Administration) both of Bettendorf; Aubrey Danielle Bailey (Biology, Exercise Science), Aubrey Ann Crowley (Health Science), Allison Jean Fullenkamp (Exercise Science) and Kayleen Marie Green (History, Pre-Education/Secondary) all of Davenport; and Simone Lorraine Kazel Collins (Psychology) of Rock Island.

Founded in 1867, Truman is Missouri's highly selective public liberal arts and sciences university. Truman has the highest graduation rates among Missouri's public colleges and universities and approximately 50 percent of Truman's graduates pursue an advanced degree immediately upon graduating. Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine listed Truman at No. 19 on its list of 100 "Best Values in Public Colleges" and featured the University in the February 2013 issue. U.S. News & World Report's 2013 edition of "Best Colleges" ranked Truman as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest region and Truman was recognized in the Washington Monthly September/October 2012 magazine as the No. 6 master's university in the nation. Truman was the only public Missouri school on the entire Top 100 Master's Universities list. The University, located in Kirksville, enrolls more than 6,100 students.

 
Valerie Van Ee of Eldridge Named to Huntington University's Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ashley Smith   
Monday, 04 February 2013 15:04

HUNTINGTON, IN (02/01/2013)(readMedia)-- Valerie Van Ee of Eldridge, IA was named to the Dean's List at Huntington University for the fall semester of the 2012-13 school year.

Van Ee is a senior Animation and Computer Science major.

The Dean's List is published two times per year at Huntington University. The honor recognizes students for outstanding academic achievement during the previous semester. Honorees must be classified as regular students, be enrolled full-time with a load of 12 hours or more in graded courses, and must achieve a semester grade point average of at least 3.50 on a four-point scale.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America's Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its "Best in the Midwest" list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

 
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