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Education

  • Scholarships: Des Moines Area Community College

    Des Moines Area Community College students have received scholarships from the DMACC Foundation for the spring semester.
    Sara Sederburg, Red Oak, Respiratory Therapy, received a $1,000 scholarship in Health Sciences.

  • College Graduates: University of Nebraska - Omaha

    The accomplishments of more than 1,100 students were recently celebrated by nearly 6,200 family and friends as the University of Nebraska at Omaha held its first-ever commencement ceremony at the new Baxter Arena.
    Undergraduate and graduate students from across each of UNO’s six colleges were recognized for their accomplishments during the ceremony.
    Two local students were among the graduates:
    Julie Sunberg, Red Oak, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art.
    Joseph Willms, Red Oak, Bachelor of Arts.

  • College Graduates: Buena Vista University

    Mackenzie Dailey, Red Oak, was a recent graduate from Buena Vista University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in human services. Dailey attended the Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies Council Bluffs location.

  • College Graduates: University of Northern Iowa

    New alumni were added to the roster of graduates of the University of Northern Iowa during their 2015 fall graduation ceremony. Two area students were among the 899 graduates.
    James Alger, Malvern, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Soc Sci Tch-Plan B All Soc Sci.
     Caitlyn Soden, Red Oak, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and graduated with high honors.

  • College Graduates: Northwest Missouri State University

    The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2015 fall trimester. Area students receiving degrees included:
    Clarinda: Jeremy Wayne Baumli, M.B.A.; Brandon Cole Foster, B.S., Geography; Ryan Jon Linke, B.M.E., Instrumental  Music Education/Non Piano; Kelsey Ann Mead, B.S.Ed., Elementary Education, Special Education:Cross Categorical; Stephanie Patrice Nusser, B.S., Chemistry: Biochemistry Emphasis, cum laude.
     

  • College Graduates: Morningside College

    Forty-six Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and an additional 40 students graduated with Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in December.
    Morningside College is a small, private college in Sioux City that offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in a variety of disciplines, or a master’s degree in education. For more information about Morningside College, visit the college’s website at morningside.edu.
    Area students receiving degrees included:

  • President's List: Southwestern Community College

    Southwestern Community College, Creston, recently released the names of students name to the President’s Honor List for the fall semester of 2015.   
    Full-time students who obtain a 3.50 or greater grade point average during  a semester qualify for the President’s Honor List. Area students named to the list include:

  • Dean's List: St. Olaf College

    Katherine Jardon, Red Oak, has been named to the St. Olaf College Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester.
    Jardon, a Music Education major, is the daughter of Joseph and Mary Jardon.
    The dean’s list recognizes students with a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 point scale.

  • Dean's List: University OF NORTHERN IOWA

    University of Northern Iowa recently named students to the Fall 2015 semester Dean’s List.
    To be included on the list, a student must have earned a grade point of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking at least 12 hours of graded work during the semester. On the 4.0 system, an A is worth four points; a B, three points; a C, two points, and a D, one point.
     Corning: Kain Queck.
     Emerson: Luke Schafer.
    Red Oak: Ellen Fellers, Courtney Marsden, Morgan Sowers.
     Shenandoah: Bailey Debolt.

  • Dean's List: Bucknell University

    Kathryn Walker, Red Oak, was named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University during the fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean’s list recognition.
    Walker is in the Class of 2019.