EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS (February 15, 2019) — Jill DeWeerdt, of Geneseo, Illlinois, graduated from Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL, with an Associate in Applied Science Degree. More than 600 students met the graduation requirements for the Summer and Fall 2018 semesters.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 15, 2019) — Quad-Citians can learn more about the impact immigration policies and detention have on real families and ways they can advocate for social justice at the February 20 panel discussion, “Justice and Immigration: Catholic Responses to Detention” at St Ambrose University (SAU).

The event begins at 7PM in the Rogalski Center Ballroom. It is free and open to the public.

Panelists include:

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (February 14, 2019) — To be eligible for the President's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 4.0 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the fall or spring term with no incompletes for the semester. Eligible students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for all classes taken at Georgia State.

Students from your coverage area include:

Claire McKay of Rock Island

PELLA, IOWA (February 14, 2019) — More than 360 students earned a spot on the Fall 2018 Dean's List for Central College.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.

The following local students earned a spot on the dean's list:

Parker Hill of Bettendorf

Kyle Berst of Bettendorf

Will Daniels of Geneseo

FAYETTE, IOWA (February 13, 2019) — Upper Iowa University has announced the Dean's List for the 2018 fall semester. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student. The honorees included:

Davenport, Iowa — Amelia Bailey, a Birth-Grade 3:Inclusive Settings major;

Davenport, IA — Gabrielle Hawk, a Birth-Grade 3:Inclusive Settings major;

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (February 13, 2019) — Annabel McAtee of Davenport, Iowa, has earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

McAtee was among approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech's 256th Commencement exercises on December 14-15, 2018, at the McCamish Pavilion.

DECATUR, ILLINOIS (February 13, 2019) — Millikin University is pleased to announce the names of the outstanding undergraduates who have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester.

Students who attempt 12 graded credits during a fall or spring semester and earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher earn Dean's List honors. Students earning a perfect 4.00 grade point average on 12 graded credits attempted earn High Dean's List honors.

STORM LAKE, IOWA (February 13, 2019) — Buena Vista University (BVU) has announced that Steve Wozniak, who designed Apple's first line of products, will be the 23rd William W Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate on Friday, October 4.

Wozniak joins a list of preeminent American Heritage lecturers that has included former world leaders, heads of state, and others who have reached the highest levels of accomplishment and recognition in their fields.

QUINCY, ILLINOIS (February 12, 2019) — Quincy University released its Dean's List for the Fall 2018 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, 335 students received the honor during the Fall 2018 semester. A complete list of honorees is listed below:


Camanche, IA 

Kerri Lord