Monday, March 4, 2013
Students who receive the Dean's Award must demonstrate achievement and leadership along with maintaining a 3.0 GPA.
The following Glen Ellyn students are the recipients of a Northern Illinois University Dean's Award: Hona Backstrom John Berent Edvin Blanco Nancy Creel Brittany Evan Rutger Glocker Carol Marr Jonathan McKee Christina McPhail Faith Pagani Kathryn Pusateri Lauren Sulek The award is given to graduating students who demonstrate significant achievement and leadership in the areas of scholarship, campus and community activities, and professional service. Criteria for the award include attainment of a 3.0 minimum grade point average and nomination by faculty based on service to the nominee's academic department or college. Dean's Awards are conferred upon students from NIU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Health and…
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Students from Glen Ellyn were among the 4,000 undergraduates names to the Dean's List for fall 2012.
Wednesday, February 27
From the University of Iowa Some 4,000 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa were named to the Dean's list for the 2012 fall semester. The guidelines for inclusion on the list are as follows: Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the Tippie College of Business who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on 12 semester hours or more of UI graded course work during a given semester or summer session and who have no semester hours of I (incomplete) or O (no grade reported) during the same semester are recognized by inclusion on the Dean's List for that semester. Undergraduate students in the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine may qualify for the …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A Glen Ellyn student was among the 760 December graduates.
From the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Seth Holdridge marched across the stage with more than 750 other students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater commencement celebration on Dec. 15. Holdridge, from Glen Ellyn, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism. The registrar's office lists 760 December graduates from UW-Whitewater's four colleges and the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. That reflects 234 graduates from the College of Letters and Sciences, 177 from the College of Business and Economics, 151 from the College of Education and Professional Studies, 93 from the College of Arts and Communication and 105 receiving master's degrees.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Qualifying students must meet different qualifications depending on the undergraduate college at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Sunday, February 17
From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced the students named to the Deans' List/Honor Roll for the fall semester of the 2012-13 academic year. Students from Glen Ellyn who qualified included: Meghan Ann Haggerty, freshman, marketing, College of Business Administration . Jordan Christopher Westerkamp, freshman, undeclared, Division of General Studies. Kristen Elisabeth Wittmuss, senior, finance, College of Business Administration. Qualification for the Deans' List varies among the eight undergraduate colleges and the Honor Roll for the Division of General Studies. Listed below are the minimum grade-point averages on a 4-point scale (4.0 equals A) for each entity and the name of its respective …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Students who achieve a 3.6 to 3.99 are recognized for regular honors on the Dean's List.
Saturday, February 16
From Aurora University Aurora University congratulates the 819 undergraduate students who earned Dean's List honors for the fall 2012 semester. The high honors list recognizes students who attain a 4.0 grade-point average while completing at least 12 credit hours during the semester. The regular honors list recognizes students who achieve a GPA of 3.6 to 3.99. The following Glen Ellyn students have been named to the Dean's List: Aurora University is an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning, annually educating more than 4,300 degree-seeking students at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. The university has a long tradition of preparing students for lives of service and leadership, and using its …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Students must earn a g.p.a. of at least 3.5 to be named to the Dean's List.
Monday, February 11
From Iowa State University More than 6,669 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2012 fall semester Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded course work. Students listed below qualified for the Dean's List from Glen Ellyn are: Robyn Glaza, Early Childhood Education Madison Grace Nagle, Pre-Diet and Exercise (H SCI) Zachary J. Shaver, Computer Engineering
Monday, February 4, 2013
Arbitrary "cut" scores are changing to align ISAT scores with ACT and PARCC assessments. That means students' and schools' performance grades are likely to drop in the categories of English and math.
Monday, February 4
Don't be surprised if your son or daughter drops from "exceeds standards" to "meets standards" or from "meets" to "below" standards in the upcoming Illinois Standard Achievement Tests. Glen Ellyn District 41 Superintendent Ann Riebock told the School Board at its most recent meeting about the new "cut line" in the ISAT scores that measure students' achievements—as well as the achievements of their schools. District officials sent out an e-mail to the school community Friday advising of the changes and the impact on students scores. The district advised parents that the state forewarned school districts that scores will drop, and advised districts to share the information with their communities. The new cut scores will help align the ISAT …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Students named to the Dean's List must have completed 12 hours of credit with a G.P.A. average of 3.25.
Thursday, January 31
From Lewis University Lewis University announces Dean's List honorees. These following Glen Ellyn students were among those honored on the Lewis University Dean's List for fall semester 2012. To be eligible for this honor, students must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of credit with a grade point average of 3.25 out of a possible 4.0. Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Glen Ellyn resident Amanda Kuhn was named to the dean's list.
Monday, January 28
From Central College Amanda Kuhn, majoring in Exploring, earned a spot on the fall 2012 dean's list for Central College. Kuhn, a native of Glen Ellyn, is the daughter of Donald and Susan Kuhn. 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. Central College is a private, four-year, residential liberal arts college in Pella, Iowa. Central's academic program offers 39 majors leading to a bachelor's degree, along with pre-professional programs and advising. Central was recognized in the 2011 U.S.News & World Report's annual rankings of the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Three Glen Ellyn students were named to the Dean's List at Taylor University in Upland, IN.
Thursday, January 24
From Taylor University, Upland, IN. The following local residents were named to the Fall 2012 Dean's list at Taylor University. Full-time students are named to the Dean's List when they have earned a GPA of 3.60 or higher for the term and taken at least 12 hours of classes. Michele Howley, Glen Ellyn Andrew Mascetti, Glen Ellyn Ryan Peterman, Glen Ellyn About Taylor University: Founded in 1846, Taylor University is an interdenominational liberal arts university of evangelical faith located in Upland, Ind. The 2012 U.S. News and World Report survey America's Best Colleges ranked Taylor the number one Baccalaureate College in the Midwest. It marked Taylor's fifth straight number one ranking.