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UIS dean’s list

SPRINGFIELD – Jonathan Tielebein of Mendota and Joseph Bacidore of LaMoille are among 570 students selected for the University of Illinois Springfield fall semester dean’s list.

In order to qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate who took at least eight graded semester hours and maintained a grade-point average of at least 3.75 for the semester.

The dean’s list students include 88 in the College of Business and Management, 50 in the College of Education and Human Services, 349 enrolled in programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 65 in programs in the College of Public Affairs and Administration and 18 who are non-degree seeking or undecided.

St. Ambrose dean’s list

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Blake Pohl and Annah Scholl, both of Mendota, have been named to the St. Ambrose University dean’s list for the fall 2017 term. To qualify, full-time students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Founded in 1882 by the Diocese of Davenport, St. Ambrose is a private, coeducational, comprehensive university with a firm grounding in the liberal arts, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information about St. Ambrose go to

Univ. of Minnesota Twin Cities dean’s list

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL, Minn. - Brandton Eller of Mendota has been named to the 2017 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Eller, a freshman, is enrolled in the University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Liberal Arts.

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