GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (July 14, 2021) — Knox College student Jerry Hacker of Rock Island, Illinois (61201), has been invited to join Sigma Xi, a prestigious scientific-research society. Membership in Sigma Xi is by invitation, and the most promising young scientists and students with demonstrated research potential are invited to join as associate members.

Hacker majored in Biology at Knox College, and is a member of the graduating class of 2021.

PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN (July 13, 2021) — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announces its Dean's List, honoring those full-time students who earned high honors in the spring 2021 semester.

OXFORD, OHIO (July 8, 2021) — Miami University students who are ranked in the top twenty percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2020-21 have been named to the Dean's list recognizing academic excellence.

Madison Wells of Bettendorf, IA (52722) is earning a Bachelor of Music in Music Performance

WACO, TEXAS (June 29, 2021) Baylor University celebrated more than 7,500 graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 during six in-person commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River.


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WACO, TEXAS (June 28, 2021) — More than 4,700 Baylor University students have been named to the Dean's Academic Honor List for the Spring 2021 semester.


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GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (June 24, 2021) — Amira Siddique of Moline, Illinois (61265), received the Eric Martin Berg Memorial from the Knox College Music Department at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year. The award is awarded to Knox students who are worthy non-music majors to pay for private music lessons. Siddique is majoring in Undecided and is a member of the Class of 2024.

Learn more about 2021 Academic Honors awarded by Knox College.

QUINCY, ILLINOIS (June 24, 2021) — Quincy University released its Dean's List for the Spring 2021 semester. Honorees must earn a semester grade-point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) to be included in the biannual Dean's List. In total, 371 students received the honor during the Spring 2021 semester. A complete list of honorees is listed below:


ST PAUL, MINNESOTA (June 21, 2021) — Breanna Vermeer, a Junior at Bethel University in St. Paul, has been named to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the spring 2021 semester. She is the daughter of Greg and Sandy VerMeer from Davenport, Iowa.

The Dean's List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade-point average of 3.6 or greater.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — About 250 Knox College seniors received their bachelor's degrees on June 5, 2021, at Knox College's Commencement exercises. They include several area students, listed below.

Daniel Springsteen of Taylor Ridge, Illinois, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA (June 14, 2021) — Iowa Wesleyan University is very proud of all of its graduates and wants to say congratulations to the 92 May graduates. The Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters were unique and held many changes, but these 92 graduates still persevered and were determined to graduate from IW during these uncertain times.