Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Valley High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Valley High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Valley High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Valley High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
The following students were names to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 semester at Grove City College.
The Iowa State University College of Human Science's Dean's List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester of 2016.
The Iowa State University College of Business Dean's List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Fifteen Wartburg students have been accepted into the college's Teacher Education Program.
The University of Alabama awarded some 2,270 degrees during winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. With this graduating class, UA will have awarded more than 257,000 degrees since its founding in 1831 as the state's first public university.
Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce the names of its October 2016 graduates, followed by the degree earned and respective honors.
A group of almost 20 Iowa State University undergraduate students stretched their learning through research and laboratory experience in the Science with Practice program. Students participating in Science with Practice develop individualized learning agreements and project goals with Iowa State faculty mentors. At the conclusion of the semester, participants presented their projects at a poster session open to the public.
Iowa State University's Leadership Studies Program, administered by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics, is an interdisciplinary program designed for students in all majors and provides a strong foundation for leadership, communication and organizational theory.
Iowa State University students serve as Peer Mentors in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Nearly 150 upper class students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will be serving as Peer Mentors in the college's 20 Learning Communities for the 2016-2017 academic year. Mentors help new students in the college make the transition to life at Iowa State University. These selected Peer Mentors are often involved with organizing study groups, social events, and out-of-class activities. Iowa State's more than 80 learning communities have served over 56,000 students. Learn more about learning communities at www.lc.iastate.edu.
A group of thirteen undergraduate students from Iowa State University were selected to present their research on world food issues during a reception before the annual Norman Borlaug Lecture, given by the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate. The top three posters as judged by faculty received special recognition and a scholarship before the lecture, which begins World Food Prize Week.
The American FFA Degree is awarded to FFA members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA. These members will be recognized during the eighth general session of the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo.
The Wartburg College chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma first-year honor society will induct 72 new members Sunday, Oct. 10.
Wartburg College's annual Senior Exhibit will showcase works from six students beginning Thursday, April 9, in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Gallery.
More than 120 students saw agriculture and the life sciences first-hand in countries around the world through various study abroad programs over the summer. The Ag Study Abroad Office offers students the chance to select a program based on their interest in the topic and the location. Through trips offered over breaks in the academic year, during the summer and semester-long exchanges or internships, students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been on all seven continents studying agriculture and life sciences.
Fifteen graphic design students in Iowa State University's College of Design traveled to cities in France, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland for three weeks to study European graphic design and visual culture. Through visits to design studios, museums and historical sites, students learned about the art, architecture and design of each city and site and the varied philosophies and methods of European design firms.
More than 1,800 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students were honored during individual college celebrations and the All-University Honors Convocation April 24 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.
An Iowa State University landscape architecture student project has won the Community Service Award of Excellence from the American Society of Landscape Architecture (ASLA). The national award honors Iowa State's ongoing landscape project at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, led by Assistant Professor Julie Stevens. The entry, "Landscapes of Justice: Redefining the Prison Environment," focused on work completed in 2013 and 2014. Read the full story
Nearly 600 high school seniors competed in Augustana College's annual Scholarship Competition on January 17, 2015. Students competed for $4,000 scholarships awarded by each academic department at Augustana. Winners of the scholarships will be notified by March 1, 2015.
Several area residents received merit scholarships to attend Fort Lewis College for the Fall 2014 semester. These merit scholarships are renewable for up to 120 credits if criteria are met. Fort Lewis College also offers several other scholarships, including grants, the Finish in Four! Scholarship, FLC Foundation scholarships, alumni scholarships, departmental scholarships, Native American scholarships, and outside scholarships.
Area students earn presidential scholarships from Central College for their commitment to high academic achievement.
Approximately 135 students from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, are spending spring break doing service projects throughout the U.S. and Canada, including the following local students:
The following local students volunteered on a mission trip in McAllen, Texas, during winter break at Central College: