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CBT Dean’s List & Dean’s Award – Spring 2020 | College of Business and Technology

The Dean’s List is one of several ways in which the University recognizes students who achieve academic excellence. The Dean’s List is published after each regular (fall/spring/summer) semester. 

Eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List are:

  • Minimum Term GPA of 3.75 and 12 hours attempted with regular grading
  • Minimum Term GPA of 3.65 and 12 hours attempted with regular grading
  • Minimum Term GPA of 3.50 and 14 or more hours attempted with regular grading

Students attempting fewer than 12 semester hours under the regular grading system are not eligible for the Dean’s List.  Courses below the 100 level will not be

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Renaissance course benefits from modern technology

June 19, 2020

By shifting her class from Cornell College’s historic campus to the virtual realm, Professor Michelle Herder found a better way to teach Renaissance history.

Michelle Herder
While teaching from her home in Mount Vernon, Iowa, Professor Michelle Herder discovered a better approach to her Renaissance history course.

Her course, Trials and Transitions of the Renaissance, uses role-playing games to explore politics in 15th-century Italy and 16th-century England. Each student was assigned the role of a historical individual in each era and the course spilled out of the classroom for negotiation, politicking, and deal-making among individual students and small

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Trump, ICE drop college student visa rule against online-only classes

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Natalia Afonso is one of the international students now stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. (July 10)

AP Domestic

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s administration agreed Tuesday to rescind its controversial rule barring international students from living in the USA while taking fall classes online, a sharp reversal after the White House faced a slew of lawsuits challenging the policy.  

A Massachusetts judge announced the decision during a federal court hearing in a case filed last week by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Judge Allison

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Holland College | Bioscience Technology program receives national award

Holland College’s Bioscience Technology program has received a Gold Program Excellence Award from Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan). The award recognizes a program that is innovative, portable, sustainable, and effective.

CICan presents eight awards annually to celebrate the contributions of individuals and highlight the role colleges and institutions play in Canada’s social, cultural and economic development. The awards are distributed in partnership with TD Insurance. Usually the awards are presented during the organization’s national conference, but due to the pandemic, they were announced online earlier this week.

Holland College’s two-year Bioscience Technology program is the only one of

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Colleges get creative in using technology to honor graduates

For the 280 graduates of the ArtCenter College of Design in California, there was no walking across a stage to receive their diploma, no tossing of caps in the air. But otherwise, the college’s May 2 virtual graduation ceremony was similar to previous years’ events—except that it took place entirely online.

When students’ names were called, a slide with the student’s name, photo, and a sample of his or her artwork appeared on screen. “This is similar to what we do during a live ceremony while students walk across the stage,” says Media Relations Director Teri Bond.

The ceremony was

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