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Iowa State University

AMES – The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences has announced undergraduate students who were offered scholarships from the college and it’s academic departments.

• Katie Dukes of Lenox, who is studying event management, was offered the Mary Ellen Lewis Scholarship from the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management.

• Lincoln Lutrick of Mount Ayr, who is studying kinesiology and health, was offered the Craig and Terry Denny ISUAA Cardinal and Gold CHS Scholarship from the College of Human Sciences.

• Kiara Roberts of Corning, who is studying food science, was offered the FSHN Cyclone Scholar from the College of Human Sciences; Bernice Kunerth Watt and Raymond D. Watt Endowed Scholarship from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.

• Josie Sickels of Creston, who is studying family and consumer sciences education and studies, was offered the Smith Anderson FCS Scholarship from the College of Human Sciences; Naylor Education Aid Fund Scholarship from the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

Programs in the College of Human Sciences focus on fields of study that expand human potential and improve people’s lives. The college encompasses academic units that include the School of Education and four departments: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management: Food Science and Human Nutrition; Human Development and Family Studies; Kinesiology and Health. Collectively these units award $1.3 million in student scholarships annually.

At ISU, students don’t get just an average college experience. They get an adventure. After all, we offer students a challenging career-oriented academic setting paired with a welcoming campus environment. And above all else, we encourage our students to achieve - and we provide the support they need to do just that.

ISU is one of the nation’s most student-centered public research universities and is recognized among the top 50 public universities in the nation by U.S.News and World Report. With hundreds of student clubs and organizations, thousands of internship and co-op opportunities and more than 80 learning communities, the university offers a student experience rich in academic and social diversity. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries choose to come to Ames to study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills.

Part of what makes ISU such a special place for our students to learn and grow is the uniqueness of the faculty and staff who work here. Our faculty and staff have established a leading-edge reputation among peers for innovative interdisciplinary academic programs, an ever-expanding learning community program and entrepreneurial experiences for students.

Plus, Ames has been recognized as the second-best college town with a population under 250,000. And did we mention we’ve also been voted one of the top 10 best places to live in America? So it’s no wonder why our students love it here.

At Iowa State, students will find 100 majors, 800 clubs and one amazing adventure. Learn more at

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New York University

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Angela Sorensen of Creston earned a place on the dean’s list for the 2017-18 academic year with a 4.0 GPA at New York University.

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