MinnWest law enforcement program receives OK to deliver its own clinical skills program
Minnesota West Community and Technical College announces that as of Jan. 26, the law enforcement program has been given full approval by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System and the Minnesota Peace Officer Standard and Training Board to provide the clinical skills component, a necessary requirement for students to be eligible for licensure.
University of St. Thomas announces dean's list
Area students have been named to the University of St. Thomas 2011 fall semester dean's list. Students must post grade point averages of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean's list.
Named to the list are: Sarah DeCock of Ghent and Garrett Ahlers, Charles Hulsizer, Morgan Schreurs and Lindsay Siekmann of Marshall.
Local students named to CSB dean's list
Three local students have been named to the dean's list for the 2011 fall semester at the College of St. Benedict.
Nicole Noyes, daughter of Ken and Janice Noyes of Marshall.
Stephanie Noyes, daughter of Ken and Janice Noyes of Marshall.
Kathryn Vogl, daughter of Todd and Pauline Vogl of Marshall.
To be included on the dean's list, students must have a grade point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits for which honor points (A, B, C, etc.) are awarded. Students included on the dean's list cannot have any "unsatisfactory" or "incomplete" grades for that semester.
Local students named to SJU dean's list
Three local students have been named to the dean's list for the 2011 fall semester at St. John's University.
Dalton Buysse, son of Chuck and Sharon Buysse of Marshall.
Anthony Jensen, son of Terri and Joe Jensen of Marshall.
Austin Louwagie, son of Al and Deb Louwagie of Marshall.
To be included on the dean's list, students must have a semester grade-point average of at least 3.80 and have completed 12 credits for which honor points (A, B, C, etc.) are awarded. Students included on the dean's list cannot have any "unsatisfactory" or "incomplete" grades for that semester.
Central Lakes College announces fall honors lists
Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2011 fall semester honors lists.
Included on the dean's list is Jessina VanUden of Marshall.
Minnesota State University Mankato announces area graduates
Minnesota State University, Mankato had 1,543 students graduate during summer/fall commencement exercises Dec 10, 2011, at the Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.
Area graduates are Balaton, Derek Daniels, bachelor of science, law enforcement. Clarkfield, Michelle Field, bachelor of science, ethnic studies. Ghent, Brittny Vollmer, bachelor of science, nursing. Granite Falls, Brandon Raymo, master of science, education technology. Marshall, Deborah Cleveland, bachelor of science, nursing; Magdalena Jans, master of science, reading; Heather Martin, master of arts, physical education (non-teaching); Megan Umberger, master of public administration, public administration. Tracy, Chantalle Cooreman, bachelor of science, psychology; Jacob Scandrett, specialist, educational leadership. Tyler, Karissa Borchert, bachelor of science, psychology, summa cum laude. Walnut Grove, Layne Kockelman, bachelor of science, accounting, magna cum laude;
Dillon Robinson, bachelor of science, construction management.
Area students named to first semester dean's list at Concordia
The names have been announced of students whose superior academic achievement during the first semester of the 2011-12 academic year placed them on the dean's honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead.
To qualify for this designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
Included on the list are Joanna Nysehvold, the daughter of Marvin and Theresa Nysetvold of Slayton; Mitchell Campion, the son of John and Kristin Campion of Marshall.
Southeast Technical Institute releases president's list
Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, S.D., has announced the fall 2011 semester president's list. These students have demonstrated outstanding performance in the classroom. Included on the list are Kyle Lessman and Megan Winter.
MnWest offers continuing education course
Minnesota West Community and Technical College is sponsoring a continuing education course March 23 for all dental professionals on the topics of 2015 Interoperable Health Record Mandate, E-Prescribing and Electronic Health Records.
Presenters are Bob Johnson, MPP-MDH, Spike Mylan, DDS, Mark Jurkovich, DDS and Kathy Zwieg, CLDA. The goals of the course are to assist dental offices in their efforts to meet Minnesota's requirement to have an EHR by 2015. A brief comparison to the tools available in medical EHR's and how they may be implemented in a dental setting should improve understanding of how these systems can improve patient care and patient outcomes. Attendees should also have an understanding of the transition process and how to maintain affordability as they move to the new standard. Location Avera Regional Medical Center-Classrooms A and B, 3rd floor-Marshall.
Cost is $75. The course will be from 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 23.
To register call MNWest at 507-537-7051.
Any questions, e-mail Denise Ahmann at denise.ahmann @mnwest.edu.