Higher Education

UW-Eau Claire announces nursing & health scholarships

EAU CLAIRE, Wis.— The UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences has awarded academic scholarships for 2019-2020 to 88 undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Solid academic records and strong commitment to various areas of nursing service were the criteria for many of the scholarships. The following student(s) from your area were awarded scholarships: Colfax,…

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SMSU announces recent graduates

Marshall, Minn. — A total of 409 degrees were awarded to students following the spring session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. A GPA of 3.5 or higher will be considered for the Dean’s List and is denoted by…

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Cancer Survivor Starts New Lease on Life at CVTC

EAU CLAIRE, WI – Portia Maves rang the bell three times, signaling the end of a struggle and the start of a new chapter in her life. “When you have your last treatment of chemo and are cancer-free, you ring a bell three times,” said Portia, who reached that milestone on July 5, 2018 at…

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UW-Madison spring graduates

Nearly 7,000 students received degrees during the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s spring commencement ceremonies, May 10-11, 2019. The ceremony for doctoral, MFA and Medical Degree graduates was May 10 at the Kohl Center, bachelor’s, master’s and law graduates received their degrees May 11 at Camp Randall. The commencement speaker was NFL superstar and former Badger J.J.…

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UM-Twin Cities Dean’s List released

The following students have been named to the 2019 spring semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities: To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point average. Colfax, WI  James Herrmann, Sophomore, College of Liberal Arts Elk Mound, WI  David…

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Ferg receives technical diploma from WITC

BOYCEVILLE — Ryker Ferg, 2018 graduate of Boyceville High School, received a technical diploma from WITC – New Richmond. Ferg earned a degree in Billing and Posting Cleric on May 17, 2019. He has decided to continue his education for an Associate degree in Accounting.

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Local students among graduates at UW-EC

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire awarded 1,398 degrees in May. Local students who received degrees are: Colfax, WI Karina Wait, Education and Human Sciences, Bachelor of Science, kinesiology Elk Mound, WI Jordon Delong, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, psychology Kaitlyn Gerber, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, journalism Jodi Hanson Rasmussen, Nursing and Health…

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St. Olaf College spring Dean’s List

The following local students have been named to the St. Olaf College dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. The dean’s list recognizes students with a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4-point scale. Elk Mound, WI Alice Langby, Theater, History, Home Schooled, Dean and Leah Langby

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UW-Stevens Point spring graduates 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,250 graduates during the university’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2019. Elk Mound, WI  Zachary Mohr, Bachelor of Science, Fisheries And Water Resources-Fisheries And Aquatic Sciences, Magna Cum Laude Boyceville, WI Kysa Franseen, Master of Science , Master’s Degree – Communication Sciences And Disorders-Teaching

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