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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).

 
CARTHAGE COLLEGE FALL DEAN'S LIST PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Robert Rosen   
Friday, 01 February 2013 14:47

Kenosha, Wis. - Carthage College has named outstanding scholars to its Dean's List for academic excellence during the fall semester of 2012.

Dean's List honors are accorded Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average while carrying at least 14 credit hours during a semester.

Students from the local area receiving Dean's List honors include:  Erin Holst of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Jennifer Lynn Fyfe of Davenport, Iowa.

ABOUT CARTHAGE COLLEGE
Established in 1847, Carthage is a college of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The College enrolls 2,500 students and is situated on the Lake Michigan shore in Kenosha, Wis., midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. The Collegiate Learning Assessment has ranked Carthage among the top eight percent of colleges and universities nationwide for the academic gains of its students.

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WILLIAM PENN UNIV. FALL HONORS LISTS PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Amber Lake   
Friday, 01 February 2013 14:44

Oskaloosa, Iowa- William Penn University is pleased to announce that Carmen Cristina Wetzel of Bettendorf and Lisa Ann Lacy of Davenport have been named to the President's List for the fall 2012 semester. To be included on the President's List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of credit with a minimum grade point average of 3.9 on a 4.0 scale.

William Penn University is alos pleased to announce that Blake Younkin of Bettendorf has been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester. To be included on the Dean's List, a student must complete at least 12 hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.5 - 3.89 on a 4.0 scale.

William Penn University was founded by Quakers in 1873 and is located in Oskaloosa, Iowa. William Penn University has recently expanded both programming and facilities. For more information, visit the university's website at www.wmpenn.edu or call 1-800-779-7366.

 
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