More than 1,550 students earned academic degrees after the spring 2009 semester at Western Illinois University’s Macomb and Quad Cities campuses, and through extended studies. Bachelor’s degrees were awarded to 1,250 students.
Elburn residents receiving honors and degrees included Sean Kozak, (Summa Cum Laudeâ€”GPA of 3.9 or higher), Bachelor of Science, Law Enforcement & Justice Administration; Nick Levita, Bachelor of Arts, Communication; and Nate Macklin, Master of Arts, Law Enforcement & Justice Administration.
Sugar Grove residents receiving degrees were Joseph Mandele, Bachelor of Business, Management and Kate Stralka, Bachelor of Social Work, Social Work.
Nearly 2,000 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the Spring 2009 Dean’s List.
Locally, Jodi Blatner and Kate Stralka, both seniors from Sugar Grove, were named to the list.
To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0 equals an A in 12 credit hours of graded courses; pass-fail hours are not counted.
Sean Kozak of Elburn, and Jodi Blatner and Kate Stralka of Sugar Grove, were named to the 2008 Fall Dean’s List at Western Illinois University.
To receive this award, a student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0 equals an A in 12 credit hours of graded courses.