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Bradley dean’s list

PEORIA - Several local students were named to the spring dean’s list at Bradley University in Peoria. They include:

Mendota - Evan Weber who is majoring in accounting, Noah Bollinger who is majoring in finance, Samuel Becker who is majoring in mechanical engineering and Cameron Schumacher who is majoring in psychology.

West Brooklyn - Pamela Taylor who is majoring in Academic Exploration Program.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the resources of a larger university and the personal attention of a smaller university. More than 185 academic programs are offered in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology.

St. Francis College of Nursing graduates

PEORIA – Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing awarded 23 Master of Science in Nursing degrees, 93 Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees, one Post Graduate certificate, and 11 Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees during its May 2019 graduation ceremony. Among the graduates were three students from Mendota, Carina Felix, Marissa Gonzalez and Marisa Setchell, who earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, located in Peoria, is a private, non-profit specialized nursing college offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate level degrees in nursing.

Olivet Nazarene dean’s list

BOURBONNAIS - Two Mendota students, Cordell May and Cheyenne West, have been include on the Olivet Nazarene University spring dean’s list.

To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained 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 main campus is in Bourbonnais with additional sites in Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook; Indianapolis; Grand Rapids and Grand Ledge, Mich.; 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.

Saint Mary’s College dean’s list

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Whitney Lewis of Mendota has been named to the Saint Mary’s College dean’s list for the spring semester.

To earn this academic honor at Saint Mary’s, a student must achieve a grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale, have a minimum of 12 graded credit hours, no incompletes, and no grades lower than a C.

Celebrating 175 years of empowering women to make a difference in the world, Saint Mary’s College is recognized as a pioneer in the education of women. A Catholic, liberal arts institution in Notre Dame, Ind., the college offers more than 50 academic programs and also offers co-educational master’s degrees in data science, speech language pathology, autism studies, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

SIU dean’s list

CARBONDALE - Lizbeth De Los Reyes of Mendota has been named to the spring dean’s list at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

SIU graduation

CARBONDALE - Rolando Camarillo of Mendota earned a Bachelor of Science in Automotive Technology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Commencement at SIU was held on May 11.

NIU graduation

DE KALB - Northern Illinois University celebrated commencement weekend, May 11 and 12 for more than 3,000 graduates. Local graduates include:

Mendota - Claudia Arteaga-Carbajal, Master of Science in Education, Literacy Education; Mario Cortes Sandoval, Master of Accounting Science, Accountancy; Haleigh Eller, Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary Education: Special Education; Jennifer Hollis, Bachelor of Science, Human Development & Family Sciences: Family & Individual Development; Elizabeth Inman, Bachelor of Arts, Communication - Media Studies; Amy Kofoed, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering: Biomedical Engineering; Remigio Nanez, Bachelor of Science, Accountancy and Bachelor of Science, Finance; Susan Olsen, Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner;

Compton - Anissa Caruso, Bachelor of Science in Education, SPED-Learning Behavior Specialist I.


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