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Colson named to EKU Dean’s List
Riley Colson, a 2011 graudate of Grant County High School, made the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2012 with a GPA of 3.80.
She is a sophomore at Eastern Kentucky University and is majoring in Spanish.
Colson is the daughter of Arnold and Gemella Colson of Corinth.
MacAdams receives nursing degree from UK
Gaila M. MacAdams, spouse of Stuart C. MacAdams Jr., was recently awarded a degree from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing at a special recognition ceremony.
The college has a reputation for its ever-evolving approaches to nursing education, including computer-driven patient simulation and partners with other UK colleges in an interprofessional education program which brings together other health professions, social work, communications and law students to build a collaborative approach to patient care. Approximately 600 undergraduate students and 175 graduate students are currently enrolled. In addition, 53 full-time faculty members, 72 percent of whom hold doctoral degrees, provide an excellent student/faculty ratio and provide an expert, supportive and mentoring atmosphere. The UK College of Nursing has graduated more than 6000 individuals; 64 percent have remained in Kentucky.
The College continues to distinguish itself. In May 2012, the 50th DNP and the 100th PhD students completed their doctoral degrees. The College also marked the 10th anniversary of the DNP Program and 25th anniversary of the PhD Program during the 2011-2012 academic year. Over the past ten years, 97 percent of its graduating BSN students successfully passed the NLCEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) on their first attempt compared to 93.5 percent nationally. Its graduate program is tied for 21st among graduate schools of nursing according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2012 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools
Caldwell named to NKU Dean’s List
Kara Caldwell, of Williamstown, has been named to the Fall 2012 Dean’s List at Northern Kentucky University. She is a junior and is working towards her degree in elementary education.
Caldwell is the daughter of Stephanie Caldwell of Williamstown and Troy Caldwell of Dry Ridge.
Lillpop, Carpenter earn honors
The National College in Florence has released the Dean’s List for the Fall Terms. The following students earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 and thus achieved the honor and privilege of being placed on the Dean’s List:
• Krista Lillpop of Berry
• Judith Carpenter of Williamstown
Anglin accepted at Union College
Austin Anglin, of Dry Ridge has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.
Union College offers an educational experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful. At Union, the average professor-to-student ratio is 14:1, so students can expect small class sizes and close interactions with instructors. Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.