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Area students succeeding in colleges

Alyssa Chatten of Morris makes honor roll

DALLAS, TX – Alyssa Chatten of Morris and a senior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas is listed on the honor roll.

To be listed on the SMU honor roll, students must be in the top 15 percent of their school of record. SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago.

Andrew Walker named to Dean’s List

ROCKFORD – Andrew Walker of Morris was named to the Dean’s List at Rockford University.

Students attending Rockford University were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester who earned at least a 3.5 GPA with no grades below “C.” Rockford University is a private four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields.

Natalie Polson named to Dean’s List

IOWA CITY, IA – Natalie Polson of Morris has been named to the University of Iowa’s Dean’s List for the 2013 fall semester.

Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the Tippie College of Business who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on 12 semester hours or more are recognized by inclusion on the Dean’s List for that semester.

Area residents named to Dean’s List at Olivet

BOURBONNAIS – Olivet Nazarene University announces the following students from the area have been named to the Dean’s List for the recently completed fall 2013 semester: Jacqueline Deslauriers of Morris, Jennifer Druse of Coal City, Lauren Hausken of Morris and Erin Taylor of Morris.

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.

Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 100 areas of undergraduate and graduate study.

Augustana Colloge students gain real-world know-how

ROCK ISLAND – In today’s competitive job market, college students recognize the value of high-impact learning experiences, like internships and studying abroad.

Remington Riccolo of Dwight, a senior majoring in international business, took advantage of an opportunity to study abroad in East Asia.

Lauren Williamson from Morris, a senior majoring in communication sciences and disorders, took advantage of an opportunity to conduct research at the Florida School for Deaf & Blind.

Krista Watson from Coal City, a senior majoring in biology, took advantage of an opportunity to study abroad in Dominican Republic.

Focused on advancing student learning in the liberal arts, Augie Choice provides students a one-time grant of $2,000 to offset the expenses of an internship, study abroad or research project. 

Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a selective four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences.

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