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Colorado Students Named to Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

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Several Colorado students are among the 1,607 named by Fort Hays State University, in Hays, Kansas, to the Deans Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.

The Deans Honor Roll includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours and earned a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester. Full-time on-campus and FHSU Virtual College students are eligible.

Free Tax Help Returns to Lamar Community College

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Lamar Community College students to provide free tax preparation to area families

This tax season, Lamar Community College is partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation services through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning February 2, 2018, IRS-certified LCC students will prepare and file tax returns free of charge for individuals with household incomes of less than about $54,000 a year.

Community Invited to Share Input Regarding Willow Creek Nature Trail

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January 25, Lamar Community College will be hosting a stakeholder planning meeting regarding improvements to a portion of the Willow Creek Nature Trail that sits on its property.  The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:00pm in the Large Lecture Hall of LCC's Bowman Building; all in the community are invited to attend.

"We are lucky to have such a unique outdoor space on our property, and we are excited about improving it for the benefit of our students and the community." said Sean Lirley, Director of Facilities.

Hastings College Announces Fall 2017 Dean’s List

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Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, has announced the Dean's List for its fall 2017 semester. For the semester, 397 students from 24 states and three countries were named to the Dean's List, with 246 students achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.7 to 4.0 scale and be registered for full-time coursework.

Colorado students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Students with an asterisk by their name earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

CSU Extension Presentation on the Mediterranean Diet

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Are you interested in a healthier lifestyle? Are you curious about the Mediterranean Diet? Mediterranean Diet: A dietary pattern for healthy living will be offered by Colorado State University Extension - Pueblo County January 24 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

Participants will learn strategies to incorporate Mediterranean foods and habits into their lifestyle. 

Topics covered include

Accelerated Online Courses at Lamar Community College

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Three sessions of online courses are still available this fall at Lamar Community College.  LCC is offering over 200 late start online courses in ten or six-week formats that are currently open for enrollment.  This means anyone interested in taking a course or two can complete them in a shorter period of time while working around their existing schedule.

Colorado Students Named to University of Wyoming Honor Rolls

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The University of Wyoming lists 348 students from Colorado on the 2017 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls.

The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade-point average, and freshmen who have earned a 3.25 or better grade-point average.

To be eligible, students must have been enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours taken for letter grades.

Colorado students include:

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Kaitlyan H. Reed

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