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Goshen College recognizes Mariah Martin on fall 2014 dean’s list

Mariah Martin, a senior bible and religion major from New Castle, was recently recognized for academic excellence on the fall semester dean’s list at Goshen College. Mariah attends Glenwood Mennonite Church.

The dean’s list includes students earning at least a 3.75 GPA, while completing at least 12 hours of course work for a letter grade. Only grades from the designated semester are included in the dean’s list selection process.

Ariana Buxman named to dean’s list at Providence College

Ariana Buxman, a resident of Glenwood Springs and a member of the class of 2017, has been named to the dean’s list at Providence College for the Fall 2014 semester. She is a biology major studying to be a physical therapist. She is also a D-1 athlete playing ice hockey. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must achieve at least a 3.55 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credits.

Bryn Phinney Named to Wheaton College dean’s list for Fall 2014

Wheaton College (Ill.) student Bryn Phinney of Redstone was named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2014 semester. She is majoring in English Writing.

To earn dean’s list honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship accessible online

Junior and senior high school students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming are encouraged to apply for the $5,000 BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship awarded annually by Better Business Bureau Center for Character Ethics Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming and Rotary Clubs in Districts 5440, 5450 and 5470 that fall within the BBB service territory.

The scholarship, which can be used at the school of the recipient’s choice, will be awarded in April to the student who submits the winning essay based on the topic “How Does the Rotary Four-Way Test Apply to Your Life?” Submission deadline is Feb. 2.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship should contact a Rotary Club member in their community to first make sure the club is participating in the scholarship program. If so, the student can then access and complete the electronic application at

Additional information about the program is available by contacting Betti Seay, BBB vice president/community relations, at or 970-488-2031.

FLC students study abroad worldwide during the fall

The International Programs Office at Fort Lewis College offers many different opportunities to study abroad: Exchange, Direct Enrollment or Study Abroad. Additional programs offered on campus are either faculty led or sponsored by a faculty member via independent study.

Camille Ingram of Carbondale studied abroad at Universidad de Granada in Granada, Spain. Ingram’s major is Art – Business Art Option.

Braley Keefe of Carbondale studied abroad at USAC Puntarenas Center in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Keefe’s major is Environmental Studies – Policy option.

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