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Clarke Announces Fall 2021 Dean's List

The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Clarke University for the Fall 2021 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours. Congratulations to these students for their hard work. For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at marketing@clarke.

Iowa State honors December graduates

Iowa State honors December graduates More than 1,800 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University in December. Graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 17-18 at Hilton Coliseum. Lisa Schulte Moore, professor of natural resource ecology and management and associate director of Iowa State's Bioeconomy Institute, spoke at the graduate ceremony.
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Kirkwood Community College announces Dean's List honors

Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the fall 2021 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college.  Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are listed below.  Atkins, IA Asa Armstrong, Benton Thad

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa’s 2022 Scholarship Application Now Open

The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa’s 2022 scholarship application process is now open and students may apply for scholarships available through the Community Foundation at The deadline to apply for 2022 scholarships is 8:00 p.m. on March 9. CFNEIA awarded $526,960 in scholarships to high school, college, and adult students in 2021.

3 reasons to choose a career before choosing college

By SCOTT SCHNEIDERMANNIowa Student Loan Board MemberThe traditional idea of a young adult going off to residential college to explore academics and choose a career isn't always appropriate for current circumstances.Instead, high school students should explore potential careers to make an informed choice about the post-high school education or training that is most fitting for their goals.
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FFA Members of the Month

Andrew Pingenot By Gabby PowerNewcomer: Andrew PingenotAndrew's current SAE is a foundational SAE where he gets to explore many aspects of agriculture from Animal Systems to Power, Structural, and Technical. Andrew has been highly involved all year, and explored every opportunity he's gotten. In Ag 1, Andrew sets the tone with his class by always producing high quality work and frequently asking questions to further his understanding.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church offers Food Assistance

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Urbana offers a food pantry available to those in need of assistance. If you or someone you know needs extra help with food, contact Dawn at 319-560-4907 An appointment will be scheduled to assist you with your needs.

Western Governors University Offers Tips and Scholarships for Adults

The ongoing pandemic continues to impact the local workforce, causing many to reevaluate their careers and make resolutions to strengthen their skillsets as the New Year approaches. For many, this process will include going back to college in 2022 to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree and make themselves more marketable to potential employers.
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McPherson College, a four-year private college located in central Kansas, recognizes its highest academic achievers in its fall 2021 Honor Roll and Honorable Mention. To qualify for the honor roll, students must be a full-time student and earn a grade point average of 3.55 or higher during the previous term. Students earning a grade point average of 3.

$50,000 in College Scholarships Available from Nonprofit

Participants Also Learn About College Financing and PlanningA program offering 25 scholarships of $2,000 is available to Iowa high school seniors. Students not only have a chance at much-needed funds for college but can also learn ways to reduce college loan debt through the program.Iowa high school seniors may register for the Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge: Senior Scholarship at www.
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