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By Vinton Today · January 13th, 2020
Iowa State honors December graduatesAMES, Iowa (January 13, 2020) - More than 2,200 graduates received degrees from Iowa State University. Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 20 (graduate) and 21 (undergraduate).Jose Rosa, professor of marketing and John and Deborah Ganoe faculty fellow in the Ivy College of Business, spoke at the graduate ceremony.

ECC announces 2019 Fall Term Dean's List

By Vinton Today · January 9th, 2020
One hundred thirty-six students were named to the Fall 2019 (August to December) Dean's List at Ellsworth Community College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must have taken 12 or more credit hours during the semester (a full-time class load) and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the Fall 2019 semester (Note: Developmental courses do not count towards GPA.

Mount Mercy University announces December 2019 grads

By Vinton Today · January 8th, 2020
The following students graduated from Mount Mercy University in December 2019. A commencement ceremony will be held May 17, 2020, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Atkins, IA Trista Behrens, Bachelor of Business Administration Chad Miller, Bachelor of Science Traci Ridgway, Master of Science in NursingBlairstown, IA Brian Miller, Bachelor of ArtsUrbana, IA Karley Jaynes, Bachelor of Science in NursingFounded in 1928, Mount Mercy University offers students a personal, practical and faith-inspired education that distinctly blends pr...

Grant applications can now be submitted to the Benton County Community Foundation’s 2020 grant cycle. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 p.m. March 15, 2020. Grants are awarded to projects in the following areas: art and culture, community betterment, education, environment, health, historic preservation and human service.

This October Iowa drivers raised over $20,000 for breast cancer research and support services simply by choosing cleaner-burning Unleaded 88 during the 4th annual Pink at the Pump® campaign, co-sponsored by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPM). Seventy-four retail stations donated three cents of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold from Oct.

Garrison Cemetery Annual Meeting to be held in January

By Vinton Today · December 27th, 2019
The Garrison Cemetery Annual meeting of the shareholders will be held Monday, January 13, 2020, at 6:00 PM at the Garrison Public Library. For any information please contactDorothy Readnour.

2020 Mass Times Announced

By Vinton Today · December 20th, 2019
Weekend Mass times for the Queen of Saints cluster for 2020 are as follows:January 4/5 through June 27/28:Saturday4 pm-St. Michael, Norway6 pm-St. Patrick, Watkins OR St. John, Blairstown (alternating every other week)Sunday8 am-IC, Van Horne10 am- St. Paul, NewhallFrom July 4/5 through December 31:Saturday4 pm-IC, Van Horne6 pm-St.

MSOE announces Hearn as part of Honors List

By Vinton Today · December 18th, 2019
The following student received academic honors from Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2019 Fall Quarter:Elizabeth Hearn, Honors List, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical EngineeringUndergraduate students on the Honors List have earned a GPA of at least 3.20 (out of 4.0) for this quarter.Milwaukee School of Engineering is the university of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners driven to solve the complex challenges of today and tomorrow.

Nine colleges receive grants to support GEAR UP Iowa students

By Vinton Today · December 17th, 2019
Schools will guide students from low-income districts as they transition from high schoolIowa College Aid announced today that nine colleges and universities in Iowa will receive $929,289 in GEAR UP Iowa Year 7 College Partner Grants.GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federal program that prepares low-income students to succeed in college.

Mount Mercy University congratulates December 2019 nursing grads

By Vinton Today · December 17th, 2019
Karley Jaynes, of Urbana, a nursing graduate in Mount Mercy University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, received her nursing pin on Thursday, December 12. Jim Burke gave the senior class address.Jaynes has accepted a position in pulmonary specialty unit at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s.Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community ...

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