Campus Notes for June 26
Local students earn dean’s list recognition at Buena Vista University
The following local students earned dean’s list recognition for the spring semester at Buena Vista University:
Kathryn Tyykila of Canby
Connor Winkelman of Marshall
Students named to the BVU dean’s list must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 for the spring semester, based on a 4.0 grade-point system, and must have taken at least 12 hours of coursework.
Students named to 2019 spring semester dean’s list
Students named to the spring semester 2019 dean’s list were recently announced by the Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
To qualify for a place on the dean’s list, students must complete 12 or more letter-graded (A-F) credits while attaining a 3.66 grade-point average.
Local students named to the dean’s list are: Allison Bot of Minneota and Brooke Shook of Marshall
Normandale Community College announces 2019 graduates list
Normandale Community College honored more than 1,200 graduates at its graduation ceremony on May 20 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.
Among the graduates was Christopher Hoff of Balaton who received an associate of arts in liberal education and a certificate in field archaeology.
Riverland announces president’s and dean’s lists for 2019 spring semester
Riverland Community College announced the 2019 spring president’s and dean’s lists.
To be eligible for the president’s list students must have completed 12 credits per semester with letter grades and have earned a grade-point average of 4.00 on a 4.00 scale. To be eligible for the dean’s list students must have completed 12 credits per semester with letter grades and have earned a grade-point average of 3.25 to 3.99 on a 4.00 scale.
Jennessa Hoffman of Granite Falls was named to the dean’s list
Additional Workforce Development scholarships available
Minnesota West Community & Technical College — Minnesota West will award 18 new $2,500 scholarships in August, to students that choose careers in high demand areas. These additional Workforce Development scholarships are available as an outcome of the 2019 session, the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Tim Walz approved an appropriation that added $7 million to a scholarship program for students at colleges and universities of Minnesota State who are pursuing programs that prepare graduates for careers in high demand sectors. This action substantially expands a $1 million pilot program that initially awarded hundreds of scholarships throughout Minnesota in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Minnesota West will be awarding the additional scholarships for fall 2019. These Scholarships are targeted for Minnesota residents who are majoring in high-demand occupations in the areas of advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, transportation and early childhood programs. For additional information, scholarship application and a complete list of eligible programs visit http://www.mnwest.edu/workforce-development-scholarship. The Workforce Development Scholarship application deadline is Aug. 1.
For additional information contact us at www.mnwest.edu or 800-658-2330.
Area students name to Minnesota State Moorhead dean’s list
The following students have been named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list in recognition of academic achievement spring semester 2019. Students must be in degree-seeking status and maintain a 3.25 or higher grade-point average while completing a minimum of 12 graded credits to qualify for the honor.
Arco: Madison Radel; Clarkfield: Rachel Johnson; Cottonwood: Rylee Klocow, Andrew Lenz, Mikenna Radke; Dawson: Ryan Borstad, Blake Buer, Faith Richardson; Granite Falls: Chelsey Niemeyer; Marshall: Teagan Bentz, Anna Jennings, Megan Kock, Kyle Kruse, Jacqueline Petrich, Karley Polejewski; Minneota: Garrett Hennen; Russell: Chloe Lear, Andrew Louwagie Gordon.
Kontz, Thompson among Minnesota State Community and Technical College spring graduates
The following area students are among the 790 2019 spring semester graduates of Minnesota State Community and Technical College, with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena.
Dawson: Connor Kontz, engineering; Braden Thompson, Liberal Arts and Sciences
Lenning graduates from Mount Marty
Ashley Lenning of Granite Falls received a master of science in nursing in family nurse practice from Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, during MMC’s commencement ceremony on May 11.
Wendland included on dean’s list at RCTC
Brooke Wendland of Balaton was among nearly 1,000 students from Rochester Community and Technical College who made the dean’s list for spring semester ending this past May.
To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must successfully complete 12 or more letter-graded credits, in the same semester, and achieve a grade-point average between 3.0 and 3.74.
Minnesota West Online Administrative Support Program ranked fifth
Minnesota West Community & Technical College — Minnesota West Community & Technical College Online Administrative Support Program has been selected as one of the top programs for 2019 by BestColleges.com. The Minnesota West Programs has been ranked fifth out of 700+ national programs.
According to BestColleges.com, “program rankings are created annually based on a combination of factors including academic quality, affordability, and online competency.”
Area students include on Gustavus Adolphus dean’s list
The spring semester dean’s list at Gustavus Adolphus College has been released. The list comprises students who have earned a 3.7 grade-point average (based on a scale in which 4.0 = A) or higher for the semester ending in May 2019.
The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Gustavus Adolphus College: Dawson, Christian Thoen; Garvin, Joshua Kirk; Marshall, Thomas Fischer.
Area students receive degrees from NDSU
Area students were among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in spring 2019.
Marshall: Brittney Andreas, BSN, nursing; Alexander Buysse, BS, finance; Amelia Kraft, BS, biological sciences; Jon Wyffels, BS, finance. Ruthton: Michelle Kuhlman, BS, biological sciences education.
Blomme receives NDSU scholarship
Quentin Blomme, son of John and Kristi Blomme of Garvin, received the Presidential Honor Award in the amount of $10,000 at North Dakota State University. The scholarship recognizes students who scored 29 to 31 on the ACT and high academic achievement.
Blomme plans to enter NDSU in the fall and major in biological science or nursing. In high school, he was active in cross country, track and field, marching band, jazz band, Student Rotarian, Link Crew and orchestra.
Area students earn academic honors spring 2019 at St. Cloud Tech
St. Cloud Technical & Community College congratulates the following students for their academic achievement spring 2019. They have earned recognition on the president’s list for a grade-point average of 4.0 or the dean’s list for a grade-point average of 3.5 to 3.99.
Dawson, Donald Bothun, president’s list; Granite Falls, Saraya Burgeson, president’s list.