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Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean’s List for the fall 2020 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 Asa Armstrong Thaddeus Barger Chelsea Burkart Joelle Crawley Caylie Cruise Jennifer Davis Blakeley Dlouhy Joe Hatton Bree Hogue Noah Hull Christian Jones Shakayla Lamer Rachel Maschino Baylee Schoenfelder Austin TimmermanBelle Plaine Ashton Bohlen Olivia Bohlen...

Area Students earn a place on Kirkwood Community College Dean's List

By Kirkwood Community College · January 14th, 2021
Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the fall 2020 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 Thaddeus Barger, Benton Chelsea Burkart, Benton Joelle Crawley, Benton Caylie Cruise, Benton Jennifer Davis, Benton Blakeley Dlouhy, Benton Joe Hatton, Benton Bree Hogue, Benton Noah Hull, Benton Christian Jones, Benton Shakayla Lamer, B...

Scholarship Available through Iowa Bankers Association

By Vinton Today · January 12th, 2021
The Iowa Bankers Association is again accepting applications for the John Hughes Memorial Scholarship to the Iowa School of Banking. This scholarship was established as a memorial in 1986 for Hills, Iowa, banker John Hughes. Two individuals — one from an Iowa college or university and one employed by a news organization in Iowa — will be selected to receive the annual award.

Parents Entered in Drawing After Receiving College and Career PlanningInformation for Their StudentsThirty-eight Iowa parents and guardians each received $250 in college savings deposits after their entries were randomly selected in a quarterly drawing sponsored by Iowa Student Loan®. The winners were among 386 eligible participants who entered after receiving free college and career planning information for their middle and high school students.

Morningside announces December 2020 graduates

By Vinton Today · January 5th, 2021
33 Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and 78 students earned graduate degrees in December 2020. Morningside College awards general honors based on undergraduate work completed at the college and according to the grade point averages designated as follows: * Cum Laude (with honor) at 3.

Iowa State University graduates 2,001 this fall

By Vinton Today · December 22nd, 2020
*PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS LISTED BELOW HAVE REQUESTED THEIR NAME BE SENT TO THIS PUBLICATIONThis fall, 2,001 students earned degrees from Iowa State University. The graduates were recognized in a virtual ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Continuing a practice started last spring, Iowa State prepared graduation day gift boxes for all graduating students.

Focus on career choice before selecting a college

By State Of Iowa · December 11th, 2020
By Scott Schneidermann Iowa 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.

Light Among Minnesota State University, Mankato Graduates

By Vinton Today · December 10th, 2020
Minnesota State University, Mankato will award 1,796 degrees to 1,753 students at the end of the fall 2020 semester, with this fall's graduates celebrated through a special website with commencement videos that will be available at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, the day on which the University's three traditional graduation ceremonies were scheduled but cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BCCF Encourages Generous Year-End Giving to Local Non-profits

By Benton County Community Foundation · December 10th, 2020
With the holidays and year end upon us, many are thinking of how they can help others or support causes they care about. Now is a great time to consider a gift to a fund of the Benton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. Giving a gift through the Foundation is an easy way to impact Benton County communities and the nonprofits serving the people who live there while also providing unique tax-benefits to the donor.

Center Point Historical Society Newsletter for December

By Center Point Historical Society · December 6th, 2020
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