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Iowa State University

AMES – The Iowa State University Department of Kinesiology honored outstanding students with awards and scholarships at a reception on April 26 in Ames. The students were recognized for excellence in the areas of kinesiology, athletic training and dance.

Dillon Bennett from Clearfield, who is studying athletic training, was recognized with the Tom Johnson Memorial Athletic Training Student Scholarship in the athletic training category. Raegen Smith from Greenfield, who is studying management, was recognized with the ISU Dance Performing Arts Scholarship in the dance category.

Iowa State University’s Department of Kinesiology promotes health and well being by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and healthy living to improve the lives of citizens.

Students in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences prepare to work in fields that impact the health, well-being and education of individuals throughout the lifespan to advance families, schools and communities. Scholars and practitioners in these fields work together to expand human potential and improve people’s lives. The college encompasses academic units that include the School of Education and four departments, including apparel, events and hospitality management; food science and human nutrition; human development and family studies; and kinesiology and health. In partnership with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, these units provide outreach to improve the daily lives of Iowans and others around the world.

Iowa State University 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.

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Morningside College

SIOUX CITY – Morningside College Provost Dr. William C. Deeds announced the students who were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year which included Seth Maitlen of Creston, senior in social and behavioral science and general psychology.

The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a 3.67 GPA or better and complete at least 12 credits of coursework with no grade below a “C-.”

Morningside College, located in Sioux City, is a private, coeducational, four-year college with a total enrollment of approximately 2,700 students. More information about Morningside College is at

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Wesleyan University

MOUNT PLEASANT – Sabrina Miller of Creston was named to the Iowa Wesleyan University spring 2019 dean’s list. Miller is majoring in psychology.

Miller was among more than 175 students named to the spring 2019 dean’s list. Students exemplifying academic excellence represent the United States and countries abroad. Criteria to be a part of the dean’s list include degree-seeking students taking 12 or more hours per semester with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

As Southeast Iowa’s regional comprehensive university, Iowa Wesleyan University is a transformational learning community whose passion is to educate, empower and inspire students to lead meaningful lives and careers.

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