Local Illinois Quad Cities students named to Northern Illinois University Spring 2014 Dean's List PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Constance Ervins   
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 12:37

DEKALB, IL (06/16/2014)(readMedia)-- Northern Illinois University (NIU) announced its Spring 2014 Dean's List, which includes the following local students:

Jacob Buckrop, of Rock Island, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ean Bush, of East Moline, in the College of Engineering

Jessica Carlson, of Moline, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Robert Fite, of Coal Valley, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dustin Flesch, of Port Byron, in the College of Engineering

Diego Gomez, of Moline, in the College of Business

Katie Granger, of Rock Island, in the College of Health & Human Sciences

Allison Hansen, of Moline, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ryan Mack, of Moline, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Angela Versluis, of Silvis, in the College of Health & Human Sciences

Andrew Widmar, of East Moline, in the College of Engineering

The Dean's List is compiled by NIU's academic colleges according to student grade point averages. Students must meet a minimum semester grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology or a minimum of 3.75 in the Colleges of Business, Education, Health and Human Sciences or Liberal Arts and Sciences to receive this distinction.

Chartered in 1895, NIU is a comprehensive teaching and research institution with a diverse and international student body of about 20,000. Located near a vibrant research and development corridor, NIU's main DeKalb campus is 65 miles west of Chicago and 45 miles southeast of Rockford. NIU provides more than 60 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate- and doctoral- level programs in seven colleges (Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts). The university also operates education centers in Chicago, Hoffman Estates, Naperville, Oregon and Rockford, where working professionals can access NIU programs at convenient times and locations. The 16 NIU Huskies athletic teams compete in the Mid-American Conference at the highest NCAA Division I level.

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