Milwaukee School of Engineering
Martha Savory of Evergreen Park was named to the honors list at the Milwaukeee School of Engineering. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.
Evan Sendra of Oak Lawn earned recognition on dean’s list with high honors. He is studying for a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering
Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale are on the dean’s list. Students who have maintained a 3.70 or higher grade point average, receive high honors. Undergraduate students on the honors list have earned a grade point average of at least 3.20 on a 4.0 scale for the current quarter and are not on the dean’s list.
Scot Schaeffer, Luther College vice president for enrollment management, has announced that Rose Okungbowa of Oak Lawn has been accepted for admission for the 2015-16 academic year. Luther is a four-year college located in northeast Iowa. The college has an enrollment of 2,400 students and offers a liberal arts education leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in 60 majors and pre-professional programs.
University of Wisconsin
Six University of Wisconsin-Madison student project proposals, including two from Hickory Hills residents, have been selected from among nearly 20 submissions for 2015-16 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships.
The 17th year of the Wisconsin Idea Fellowships will feature two domestic projects and four international projects. The six projects—to be implemented over the course of the next 12 months—were collectively awarded over $30,000.
2012 Amos Alonzo Stagg High School graduate and Hickory Hills resident Alexandra Arriaga was awarded a fellowship for her project proposal:
Narrativas del cruce: Female narratives of migration between the US and Latin America; Arizona, USA
Alexandra Arriaga of Hickory Hills, a Carribbean and Iberian Studies student, will explore Journalism and Latin American.
University of Nebraska
Paulina Guzek of Palos Hills was selected for the Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Invitations were sent in early February and the initiation ceremony took place March 15 in UNL’s East Campus Union. Phi Eta Sigma is the nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first-year college and university students in all disciplines. The society’s mission is to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in institutions of higher learning.