Monmouth College Director of Campus Events Ryan Doyle

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 12, 2021) — When Director of Campus Events Ryan Doyle officially takes the reins of planning Monmouth College's Commencement next year, he may feel as though there are no new surprises that can be thrown his way.

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA (May 12, 2021) — Alexis Sweat, a Senior Science Education major from Moline, was among approximately 665 Bob Jones University students named to the Spring 2021 President's List.

The President's List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade-point average for the semester.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 12, 2021) — For professors and students who are more than ready to move on from classes that have anything to do with the phrase "virtual learning," Monmouth College chemistry professor Brad Sturgeon and some of his colleagues in the Center for Science and Business might say, "Not so fast."

MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA (May 12, 2021) — More than 200 students were named to the Spring 2021 Dean's List at Iowa Wesleyan University. Students exemplifying academic excellence represent the United States and countries abroad. Criteria to be a part of IW's Dean's List include degree-seeking students taking 12 or more hours per semester with a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA (05/11/2021) — Tracy Poelvoorde of Rock Island, Illinois, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Poelvoorde was initiated at Methodist College.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 11, 2021) — To better serve the needs of students, staff and the community, the Davenport Community School District (DCSD) has launched a new website at The site features more videos, social-integration, and other engaging features to inform and inspire visitors.

MANKATO, MINNESOTA (May 11, 2021) — Minnesota State University, Mankato celebrated its 2021 spring semester student commencement by providing graduates "commencement-in-a-box" packages and personalized photo opportunities last week on a graduation stage while holding a virtual ceremony and launching a special website beginning at 8AM, Saturday, May 8.

PELLA, IOWA (May 11, 2021) — Fifty-two Central College students were inducted into the college's chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success.

Those from your area are:

Brant Mueller of Davenport, IA (52807)

Lauren Wall of Donahue, IA (52746)

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (May 11, 2021) — Ryann Morgan Kobylski of Davenport was among 3,512 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during commencement exercises May 7 and 8.

Kobylski earned a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.

FAYETTE, IOWA (May 10, 2021) — Even before Upper Iowa University (UIU) celebrated its 2020 and 2021 graduating classes on May 8, UIU students, faculty, and staff were already anticipating the start of in-person classes this fall. With it are plans for offices and academic services to be available for in-person visits at all 21 US education-locations, pending state and local restrictions.