More than 380 students were named to Central College’s dean’s list for fall 2020.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale, while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.

Area students who earned this honor are Katie Banowetz, of Grand Mound; and William DeHaan, of DeWitt.


Hawkeye Community College announces the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. The dean’s list is an official recognition of outstanding academic accomplishment by full-time students. 

Area student Colby Horst, of DeWitt, earned this honor.

To make the dean’s list, an individual must be a full-time student and successfully complete 12 or more credits in the fall or spring semesters with a semester GPA of 2.50 or better for courses taken at Hawkeye.


St. Ambrose University conferred 280 degrees — 166 undergraduate degree candidates, 78 graduate degree candidates and 36 doctoral degree candidates — to members of the class of 2020 this winter.

The university’s annual winter commencement ceremony, originally scheduled for Dec. 19, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Area bachelor’s degree candidates were Erika Anderson, DeWitt, summa cum laude, nursing; Megan David, DeWitt, summa cum laude, strategic communication; and Justine Kagemann, Grand Mound, business administration.

Area master’s degree candidate was Karen Eden, DeWitt, business administration.