Education Briefs 12-16


Olivet Nazarene University dean’s list

BOURBONNAIS - Noah Delong of Mendota was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University during the recently completed fall 2020 semester. 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 275-acre park-like main campus is in Bourbonnais. Additionally, the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies offers online education with offices and meeting spaces 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. 

Vaessen awarded scholarship

AMES, Iowa - Natalie Vaessen of Sublette has been awarded the Marjorie McKinley Memorial Fund from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and its academic units. Vaessen, who is an event management major, was recognized for exceptional academic performance. The College of Human Sciences is pleased to support Vaessen’s academic journey and pursuit of innovation in their field.

More than $1.4 million in student scholarships are offered each year by the College of Human Sciences and its academic units, in addition to monies awarded by Iowa State at the university level.

Programs in the College of Human Sciences focus on fields of study that expand human potential and improve people’s lives. The college encompasses academic units that include the School of Education and four departments: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management; Food Science and Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies; Kinesiology and Health.