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Education

  • Ramsey earns bachelor’s degree in public affairs

    TELL CITY – Adam Christopher Ramsey graduated May 4 from Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

    He received a bachelor-of-science degree in public affairs.
    Ramsey is a 2008 graduate of Tell City High School. He is the son of Chris and Karen Ramsey of Tell City and the grandson of Guy Neil and  LaVerne Ramsey and Emma Jean Paulin, all of Tell City, and the late Charles L. Paulin.
    He plans to pursue a career in development.

  • Purdue confers degrees following spring semester

    WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University awarded about 7,100 degrees to students following the spring semester.

  • Education Notes, Sept. 5

    Arnold studies abroad at U of E’s British campus
    EVANSVILLE – University of Evansville student Jessica Arnold of Cannelton will spend the fall 2013 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, UE’s British campus near Grant-ham, England.
    Arnold, who is majoring in history, is among 156 students who began classes Sept. 2 at Harlaxton, housed in a 120-room Victorian manor in the East Midlands countryside.

  • James earns associate’s degree from Illinois Central College

    EAST PEORIA, Ill. – Brian Thomas James of Leopold graduated from Illinois Central College, East Peoria, with an associate’s degree in applied science.
    More than 1,100 students met the graduation requirements to participate in the spring 2013 ceremony held May 18 in the ICC Cougar-Plex on the East Peoria campus.

  • Purdue students recognized for academic achievements, dean’s list

    WEST LAFAYETTE – About 13,600 Purdue University students earned semester honors for the spring 2013 semester.
    To earn semester honors, students must be attending at least half-time, have at least a 3.5 semester grade point average and at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
    Local students earning semester honors include Andrew Helming of Birdseye, Ian Hahus of Branchville, Kaitlyn Poehlein of Tobinsport, Tory Coyle of Cannelton, Megan Kloeck of Saint Meinrad, Kory Fischer of Birdseye, Alexandra Bashor of Branchville and Neal Goffinet of Tell City.

  • Grant applications being taken for Operation Round Up fund

    PERRY COUNTY – Thanks to collective donations, Operation Round Up is becoming a very successful way to provide funds to local community programs and projects.      
    The Operation Round Up board of trustees will accept applications through Sept. 17.  Disbursement will take place in October.    

  • Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to Cannelton City Schools

    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded grants to support youth literacy programs to Cannelton City Schools in Cannelton in the amount of $3,200.

  • KWC announces names of dean’s, president’s list students

    OWENSBORO, Ky. – Kentucky Wesleyan College recently announced the names of local students earning spots on the dean’s and president’s lists at the college.
    To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12 hours. The president’s list honors superior academic achievement.
    To be eligible, students must attain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying at least 12 hours.

  • Ivy Tech announces local students named to summer dean’s, president’s lists

    EVANSVILLE – Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest recognizes the following Perry County students for making the dean’s list for the 2013 summer semester.
    To be on the dean’s list, Ivy Tech students must achieve a minimum 3.50 grade point average in non-academic skills advancement courses with no D’s or F’s, must have earned six or more credits during the semester, and at least 12 non-academic skills advancement credits during their course of study.  

  • Early Head Start end-of-year-celebration

    Lincoln Hills Development Corp. Early Head Start children and their families enjoy a day celebrating the end of the school year earlier this summer. Pictured enjoying some sweets is Delilah Smith. Early Head Start participants meet weekly for home visits and twice monthly for playtime, education and family activities. For more information, contact Kelly Luker at 619-1842.