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· 8:08pm June 24th, 2016
Hope Kriegel, from Belle Plaine, was named to Buena Vista University's Graduate & Professional Studies Dean's List for terms three and four. Students named to the Dean's List must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the two terms, based on a 4.0 grade point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of coursework.
· 8:07pm June 24th, 2016
The following students were named to the spring 2016 Central College dean's list. 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. Emily Dye of Newhall Drew Kithcart of Atkins Mitchell Knock of Atkins Hannah Miller of Newhall Macy Miner of Van Horne Jamie Retz of Newhall Warren Rouse of Vinton Kaitlyn Wells of Atkins Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residenti...
· 6:23pm June 22nd, 2016
By Erin Manion, Oak 5 Oak 5 has been hard at work in Dayton, Ohio with Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. The team continues to advance on the organization’s central project, which takes form in a new public trail leading visitors from the nature center to the duck pond at the edge of the Aullwood farm.
· 9:46pm June 19th, 2016
Heather Franks of Norway was among the members of the Kirkwood Community College graduating class of 2015 – 2016. College faculty and administration joined friends and family in saluting the graduates at commencement ceremonies at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, May 14.
· 3:32pm June 17th, 2016
University of Northern Iowa awards degrees to 1348 Spring grads New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa . (Name/s) of (Hometown) was/were among the graduates. He/She received a (degree) with a major in (major). ( A * preceding a name indicates "graduated with honors," ** means "graduated with high honors," and *** means "graduated with highest honors" ) Belle Plaine, IA Logan Baburek Bachelor of Arts Criminology Belle Plaine, IA Melissa Janss Bachelor ...
· 12:10pm June 17th, 2016
Shellsburg families, we need your input! Funding is available to provide transportation to and from the Elementary, for our Free Summer Meal Program! We would like your suggestions for a pick-up/drop off site(s). Is there a need at the trailer park south of town? Library? City Park? We could start this as soon as Monday, 6/20/16! More information on the summer meal program can be found at www.
· 10:26am June 17th, 2016
Central College student Hailey Benson of Newhall presented research during Central's Undergraduate Research Symposium this spring. The event provided more than 200 students with the opportunity to showcase their research and projects in a variety of disciplines. Benson participated in the Independent Research in Chemistry symposium session with the presentation "Determination of p-coumaric acid in corn samples by fluorescence.
· 11:11pm June 15th, 2016
Rachel Danielle Gordon of Shellsburg has been named to the Deans' List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the spring semester of the 2015-16 academic year. Gordon, a sophomore English major, was named to the Dean's List for the College of Arts and Sciences.
· 6:28pm June 15th, 2016
The student(s) listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this June. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, 2016, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Belle Plaine, Joan McFarland, Master of Science in Nursing Newhall, Karee Dietrich, Master of Science in Nursing Shellsburg, Deborah Harrison, Master of Strategic Leadership Founded in 1928, Mount Mercy University offers students a personal, practical and faith-inspired education that distinctly blends professional career preparation and liberal...
· 6:22pm June 15th, 2016
Upper Iowa University has announced its Dean's List for the 2016 Spring 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 the following area students: Carmen Caruso, Dysart; Nikki Lown, Belle Plaine; Jordan Kearns, Van Horne; Elliana Lane, Vinton; Jacob Stenberg, Atkins; Quintin Taylor, Atkins.