OXFORD, OHIO (June 28, 2019) — Marie DeLessio was named to the Miami University spring 2019 president's list.

Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2018-19 have been named to the president's list recognizing academic excellence.

DeLessio, from Bettendorf, Iowa, is majoring in Zoology.

OXFORD, OHIO (June 28, 2019) — Miami University students who are ranked in the top twenty percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2018-19 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic excellence.

Ally Gallagher of Bettendorf, Iowa

Lauren Ross of Princeton, Iowa

CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA (June 13, 2019) — Local students have been named to the President's List at Clemson University for the spring 2019 semester.

They are:

Olivia Nicole Gamble of Rock Island, Illinois whose major is Chemistry; and

Austin James Halupnik of Bettendorf, Iowa, whose major is Genetics.

To be named to the President's List, a student must achieve a 4.0 (all As) grade-point average.

CLEMSON, SOUTH CAROLINA (May 23, 2019) — Local students graduated from Clemson University at spring 2019 commencement ceremonies.

They are:

Cody Blevins of Davenport, who graduated with a Master's Degree in Architecture

Bryanne M. Trice of Rock Island, who graduated with a Master of Science in Graphic Communications

Clemson awared more than 3,600 degrees in the ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

MOUNT PLEASANT, IA (May 20, 2019) — More than 175 students were named to the Spring 2019 Dean's List at Iowa Wesleyan University. Students exemplifying academic excellence represent the United States and countries abroad. Criteria to be a part of the Dean's List include degree-seeking students taking 12 or more hours per semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Melissa Bell of Muscatine, Iowa

Morgan Dowell of Muscatine

Brittney Morse of Muscatine

MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA (April 29, 2019) — On April 25th, 2019. Iowa Wesleyan Univeristy held its annual Awards Day featuring academic and student leadership and service recognitions. The university recognized students for exemplary achievement in their majors, their leadership on campus, and their involvement in the community.


CHARLESTON, SC (January 30, 2019) — Joseph M Field of Bettendorf, Iowa, is among the 446 cadets and students recognized for their academic achievements during the fall 2018 semester.

Gold stars are awarded to cadets and students at The Citadel who achieved a 3.7 grade point average or higher. Cadets and students who achieve gold star recognition are also placed on The Citadel's dean's list.

BOSTON, MA (01/18/2019) ― Anania Williams, a resident of Davenport, IA, has been named to the Emerson College Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester. Williams, who is majoring in Musical Theatre, is a member of the class of 2022. The requirement to make Emerson's Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher.

This holiday season, many Iowans will buy and give gift cards. State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald wants Iowa consumers to make sure they take full advantage of their gift cards. "Year in and year out, gift cards are continually the most requested presents during the holiday season," said Fitzgerald. "Each year, gift cards go unused because the cards are lost or forgotten.