Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Ames High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Ames High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Ames High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Ames High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
On May 4, 2018, the School of Education corded graduates from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on recognition of their completion of the teacher preparation academic program. The ceremony celebrates the induction of the student into the profession of teaching. Thirty-eight students from LAS College with majors in English, history, mathematics, music, earth science and world languages and cultures completed the program.
Phi Upsilon Omicron honor society initiated 21 students from the College of Human Sciences into the Omicron chapter at Iowa State University on April 8.
Iowa State University horticulture students attended the National Collegiate Landscape Competition (NCLC) at Alamance Community College in North Carolina March 14-17, 2018. Participants in the three-day event demonstrated their skills in 30 real-world competitive events and networked with some of the top industry companies as well as dozens of the biggest industry manufacturers and suppliers. The team from Iowa State was among the more than 700 top landscape and horticulture students from two- and four-year colleges across the country.
Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or "F"; and they have registered for, and completed, at least 12 credit hours.
The Iowa State University chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) was recently named Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year by the national organization for its innovative efforts to support membership, member growth and for their contributions to the community through educational outreach, fundraising, and events for K-12 students. This is the fifth time they have received the award in the past 13 years. They were recognized at the 98th AMS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas in January. The students earned additional honors securing first place for their local chapter poster. The poster showed the chapter's activities over the past year including photos from social events, outreach events, and fundraising initiatives.
A group of sixty student leaders in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were honored for receiving the Fred Foreman Scholarship for Growth in Leadership Participation. The Foreman Scholarship is awarded to top students who serve the college through leadership roles as peer mentors, club officers and competitive teams with a preference for students in activities that assist in recruiting prospective students.
The Iowa State University College of Human Science's Dean's List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester of 2017.
The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences announces peer mentors for the 2017-18 academic year.
Agriculture Business Club receives top prize at Agricultural & Applied Economics Association meeting
Members of the Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club traveled to the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) meeting where the club was named Outstanding Club. This is the 13th time in 15 years that the club has received the organization's top awards. Dr. Georgeanne Artz attended the meeting with students and serves as adviser of the club.
Students saw agriculture and the life sciences first-hand in several European countries, Uganda, China and Taiwan through various study abroad programs this summer. The Ag Study Abroad Office offers students the chance to select a program based on their interest in the topic and the location. Through trips offered over breaks in the academic year, during the summer and semester-long exchanges or internships, students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have been on all seven continents studying agriculture and life sciences.
Sixty-six incoming first-year College of Human Sciences students participated in Orientation at Iowa State University in Ames, June 15-16. As part of the program, students and their families met peers, signed up for classes, became familiar with the campus, and learned tips for making the most of their college careers.
The Iowa State University College of Design Dean's List honors students who have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for at least 12 credit hours of course work.
More than 120 Cornell College students are taking part in the college's annual Alternative Spring Break. This is the10th year the college has sponsored a service trip that takes place during its 10-day Spring Break. This year, students are going to 10 different locations, including Philadelphia, Detroit, New Orleans, Chicago, Atlanta, Memphis, Tenn., Jacksonville, Fla., and El Paso, Texas.
The following local residents are members of the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team for the 2012-2013 season: