Program Also Provides Education on College Financing and PlanningIowa high school and college students, as well as their parents or guardians, have a chance at one of 45 scholarship awards deposited into a College Savings Iowa account.Registration for the ISL Education Lending Scholarship is open now through March 29. Registration is available at www.
Members of the class of 1963 met Tuesday morning for coffee/breakfast at Vinton Family Restaurant. Those attending were Glenn Geater, Carl Evans, Rick Geater, Sharon Rhinehart, Janet & Dick Williams, Elsie Goodell, Anna Mae Tharp and Rosie Boisen. They kindly remembered the loss of 2 classmates, Linda Cole and Karen Halva. Classmates are reminded of the coffee on the last Tuesday of each month at 930 am.
Sometimes, going back into the past is a great way to find a new book. I've recently been reading books originally published in the 1950's and were considered "ahead of their time." This week's gem is a love story between two women available on the Libby app: "The Price of Salt" by Patricia Highsmith. Highsmith's writing style captured the main character, Therese Belivet, in such a manner that I completely understood her sense of displacement and awkwardness in the world.
This weekend I started reading ‘Diva’ by Daisy Goodwin. This book is inspired by the true story of Maria Callas, the gifted soprano whose professional career in opera began in 1941 and spanned several decades. The story is full of drama, operatic detail and flawless descriptions of the talent, wardrobe and entourage that made Callas the diva of her time.
The College of the Ozarks has released the official President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Fall 2023 semester.The Dean’s list includes those students whose grade point average for 15 or more credit hours taken during that term is 3.60 or above. The President’s list recognizes those students whose grade point average is 4.00 in 15 or more credit hours in a semester.
I learned something very interesting with the reading of this book: not only should you not judge a book by its cover, you should also not judge a book by its title!From the time this book arrived in our collection, I was disinterested, thinking that it was a dull journal-type work "based on a true story." Turns out, it was told from the viewpoint of a 105 yr.
The following local student has been named to the Deans' and President's Lists at Drake University: Jaired Lyons, of Atkins, Zimpleman College of Business, Dean's List To be eligible for the Deans' List, students must have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the Fall 2023 semester at Drake. To be eligible for the President's List, students must have earned a perfect 4.
I had convinced myself that I was not a fantasy reader, but this year I told myself I need to have an open mind and try new things. I have fully accepted this challenge and have read “Divine Rivals”, “Ruthless Vows”, and now “A Court of Thorns and Roses.” I needed to see what all the fuss and hype was about! Like Rebecca Ross, Sarah J.
Kirkwood Community College has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for being one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of faculty and administrators selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends American scholars and professionals to approximately 130 countries each year to lecture and conduct research in various academic and professional fields.
The University of Dubuque held a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, and a Winter Commencement Ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, both in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center.Among the graduates were Luke Radeke, Bachelor of Science of Vinton. About the University of DubuqueThe University of Dubuque (UD) is a private, coed university founded in 1852 that offers undergraduate, graduate, and theological seminary degrees as well as other educational opportunities with the intention of educating and forming the whole person.