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EAU CLAIRE – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire awarded 1,400 degrees in May. Of the degrees awarded, 1,387 were received by students attending the Eau Claire campus and 13 were received by students attending UWEau Claire – Barron County.

Local students who received degrees and their fields of study are: Prescott: Katherine Fraser,

Education and Human Sciences, Bachelor of Science, communication sciences and disorders; Michael Klotz,

Arts and Sciences, Master of Science, data science; Jada Panzer, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, criminal justice; Dylan Rieken, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, marketing; Trent Rowan, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Science, computer science; Alayna Seleski,

Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, psychology; Nicholas Simon, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, marketing; Ethan Tulip, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Public Health, environmental public health River Falls: Aaron Baillargeon, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, business finance; Jesse Cudd, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, business finance; Austen Hakes, Education and Human Sciences, Bachelor of Science, exercise science; Annika Kornmann, Education and Human Sciences, Bachelor of Science, communication sciences and disorders; Ann Nuzum, Education and Human Sciences, Master of Education – Professional Development, professional development; Greta Schneckenberger, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, management; Madeline Schurman, Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, political science; Lauren Steinhoff, Arts and Sciences, Specialist in Education, school psychology; Mackenna Welke, Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting and business finance

University of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL, Minn. (July 27, 2022) – The following students have been named to the 2022 spring semester Dean’s List at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced today. 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. Prescott: Sophia L. Lebakken, sophomore, College of Science and Engineering River Falls: Liam Armstrong,

junior, College of Liberal Arts; Britta K. Carlson, senior, College of Science and Engineering; Olivia A. Hines,

sophomore, College of Liberal Arts; Joshua W. Linton,

Sophomore, Carlson School

of Management; Magna F. Ressler, senior, College of Liberal Arts; Lilian C. Shaw, junior, College of Liberal Arts; Daphnie R. Wiatr, freshman, School of Nursing Bethel University ST. PAUL, Minn. – Local students have been named to the Bethel University Dean’s List for academic excellence for the spring 2022 semester. The Dean’s List honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater. Prescott: Calihan Sterud, child of Daniel and Amy Sterud River Falls: Christopher Chapin, child of Cary and Mark Chapin; Matthew Chapin,

child of Cary and Mark Chapin

UW-Stevens Point

STEVENS POINT – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees 1,100 graduates for the spring 2022 semester.

The list of candidates for graduation includes the following local students: River Falls: Sophia Lee, Bachelor of Science, Health Science – Pre-Physical Therapy, Summa Cum Laude; Kelsey Nasset, Master of Science in Education Sam Houston State University HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced the newest cohort of students accepted to the Osteopathic Medicine, DO program in Conroe, Texas. The esteemed student doctors listed represent the college’s second cohort, scheduled to complete their degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in 2026.

River Falls: Isaac Ballard

St. Olaf College

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – The following local students have been named to the St. Olaf College dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester.

River Falls: Julie Boissonneault, history, daughter of Eric & Colleen Boissonneault;

Matthew Myers, mathematics, son of Christopher Myers and Stacy Johnson Myers.

The dean’s list recognizes students with a semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher on a 4-point scale.

***** Matthew C. Myers, son of Christopher Myers and Stacy Johnson Myers of River Falls, graduated with the St. Olaf College Class of 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Marietta College

MARIETTA, OHIO – Madelyn Vossen, of River Falls, graduated from Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Studies Program during a ceremony on Saturday, July 23. In all, 36 students were part of the 19th graduating class that completed the 26-month program.

The Physician Assistant Studies Program began in 2002 after receiving a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

The master’s program is designed to help meet the need for qualified healthcare providers, by choosing individuals with the academic, clinical, and interpersonal aptitudes necessary for education as physician assistants.

The program is broken into two phases — didactic and clinical. The didactic phase begins with classroom and lab experiences in the basic medical sciences and clinical medicine. It is scheduled for the first 12 months. The clinical phase, which includes the capstone project, is designed to provide instruction in the clinical setting by physicians and PA preceptors. It is scheduled for the final 14 months.

CVTC

Chippewa Valley Technical College announces that the following students have been named to the President’s List for the summer 2022 semester. To be eligible, students must complete a minimum of six credits with a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Beldenville: Daniel C. Munkelwitz

Hager City: Bodee L. O›Neil

Prescott: Sydney E. Herr and Sophia G. Kapsh

River Falls: Courtney J. Brunner, Erin L. Brzeczek, Brayden J. Marek, Johan T. Valentine, and Genoveva I. Wilson Wilson: Helena P. Lor

UW-Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE – Five hundred seventy-five incoming freshmen received scholarships from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for the 2022-23 academic year, with many students receiving multiple awards. Each award varies in amount and criteria. View scholarship details online.

Hager City: Brianna Maurer, Freshman Honors Scholarship, Ellsworth High School Maiden Rock: Julia Larson,

Freshman Honors Scholarship and Ted and Valeria Lipinski Blugold Promise Scholarship, Spring Valley High School River Falls: Gwenllian Adams, Chancellors Academic Excellence Scholarship and Freshman Honors Scholarship, River Falls High School Spring Valley: Claire Anderson, Magliocco Scholars Fund, Spring Valley High School

Marquette University

MILWAUKEE – Jessica Simon, of River Falls, graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Simon earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

September 20, 2022