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Olivet Nazarene University dean’s list

BOURBONNAIS - Two local students, Cordell May and Cheyenne West, both of Mendota, have been named to the fall 2018 semester dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University.

To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must attain a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale.

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 140 areas of undergraduate and graduate study, including the Doctor of Education in ethical leadership. Olivet’s 275-acre park-like main campus is in Bourbonnais, 50 miles south of Chicago. Additional sites are in Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook; Indianapolis; Grand Rapids and Grand Ledge, Mich.; Hong Kong; and more than 100 School of Graduate and Continuing Studies learning locations throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. From Oxford to Tokyo, hundreds of Olivet students also experience the global classroom each year through study abroad opportunities, internships and worldwide mission trips. 

Monmouth College dean’s list

MONMOUTH - Joshua Gross of LaMoille has been included on the dean’s list at Monmouth College for the fall 2018 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must achieve a minimum 3.5 GPA while taking at least three academic credits during the semester.

Gross, a member of the Class of 2020 and a physical education major, is the son of Richard and Mary Gross of LaMoille.

Founded in 1853, Monmouth is a nationally ranked liberal arts college. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the birthplace of the women's fraternity movement, the college offers 38 majors, 42 minors, 17 pre-professional tracks, and two innovative Triads in Global Food Security and Global Public Health.

Cornell College dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa - Erin Hosto of LaMoille (Honors) is among 284 Cornell College students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.

Twice each year - at the end of January and the end of May - the Dean of the College recognizes students who have earned superior grades during the previous semester and enrolls them on the dean’s list based upon their semester grade point average (Highest Honors: 4.000, High Honors: 3.8000-3.9999, Honors: 3.6000-3.7999).

Cornell College’s picturesque campus is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Cornell is a national liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum. Students take one class for 18 days, which provides students the chance to dive into their studies and focus more intensely on the classes of their choice. Students learn with the unique freedom to shed the confines of the traditional classroom-studying off-campus, pursuing research, or accepting an internship - all without missing out on other classes.

With a student body from 47 states and 19 foreign countries and renowned visiting speakers, faculty, and entertainers, Cornell offers the world from its hilltop campus.

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UW-Madison dean’s list

MADISON, Wis. - Brooke Carroll of Mendota has been named to the University of Wisconsin-Madison dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester. Carroll is enrolled in the College of Agricultural & Life Science.

Students who achieve at a high level academically are recognized by the dean at the close of each semester. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of 12 graded degree credits in that semester. Each university school or college sets its own GPA requirements for students to be eligible. 

Missouri S&T announces honor list

ROLLA, Mo. - Kevin Schulze of Mendota is included on the Missouri University of Science and Technology honor list for the fall 2018 semester. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had a grade point average of 3.2 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Schulze, a senior, is majoring in petroleum engineering.

Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a research university of more than 8,600 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Mo., Missouri S&T offers 99 degree programs in 40 areas of study and awards bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees in engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, the humanities, and the liberal arts.

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