Mendota Journalist | Educational Briefs – June 15
Local students on Bradley U. Dean’s list
PEORIA — More than 1,700 students have been named to Bradley University’s Dean’s List for Spring 2022. To be eligible for the Deans’ List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a scale of 4.0.
Among the students on the Dean’s list are Samuel Becker of Mendota, majoring in mechanical engineering; Samuel Lawrence of Mendota, specializing in civil engineering; Caleb Sarff from La Moille, specializing in industrial engineering supply chain analysis; Pamela Taylor of West Brooklyn, specializing in environmental science biology.
Bradley University is a leading private university in Peoria, providing nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities, choices, and resources to build their futures. Innovation, action and collaboration drive Bradley students to generate ideas and create solutions that reshape the world around them. Its full range of undergraduate and graduate academic programs include business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts, and science and technology.
A. Lundquist graduated from Iowa State
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University honored more than 4,700 students who received degrees during spring commencement ceremonies May 12-14.
A local student graduating from ISU is Austin Lundquist de LaMoille, Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Studies.
Alumnus Beth Ford, President and CEO of Land O’Lakes, received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters for her contributions as a leader in business and agriculture and an advocate for farmers and communities rural. Alumnus Subra Suresh, President and Professor Emeritus of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science for his contributions as a distinguished engineer, scientist, entrepreneur and higher education leader.
J. O’Donnell Named to MSOE Dean’s List
MILWAUKEE, Wis. –Jenna O’Donnell of Mendota has been named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2022 term. O’Donnell is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.
Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a GPA of 3.20 or higher (out of 4.0) are on the Dean’s List. Students who have maintained a 3.70 or higher receive “high honors”.
The Milwaukee School of Engineering (www.msoe.edu) is the university of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners committed to solving the complex challenges of today and tomorrow. The independent, nonprofit university has about 2,700 students and was founded in 1903. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business, and nursing. Professors are student-focused experts who bring real-world experience into the classroom. This approach to learning makes students ready now and prepared for the future. Long-standing partnerships with business and industry leaders allow students to learn alongside professional mentors and challenge them to go beyond what is possible. MSOE graduates are leaders of character, responsible professionals, passionate learners, and creators of value.
S. Dullard is on the Iowa State Dean’s List
AMES, Iowa — Approximately 9,500 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2022 Spring Semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have achieved a grade point average cumulative score of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while completing a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded coursework.
Among the students on the dean’s list is Sean Benjamin Dullard of Mendota, a junior majoring in animal science.
Mendota students on Wisconsin Dean’s List
MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2021-2022 academic year.
Recognized students include Amanda Barrett of Mendota, College of Letters and Science, Dean’s List, and Ella Massey of Mendota, School of Human Ecology, Dean’s Honor List.
Students who achieve high academic standards are recognized by the Dean at the end of each semester. To be eligible for Dean’s List, students must complete a minimum of 12 graduate degree credits during that semester. Each university school or college sets its own GPA requirements for students to receive the distinction. Most call the honor “Dean’s List”, but some grant “Dean’s Honor List” and “Dean’s Honor List”.
L. Wamhoff graduated from the University of Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Luke Wamhoff of La Moille received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama. UA awarded 5,907 degrees during its spring opening ceremonies from May 6-8.
The University of Alabama, part of the University of Alabama system, is the flagship university in the state. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA offers an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus. A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. As the largest institution of higher learning in the state, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.