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College News: July 6, 2024
College News

PLATTEVILLE —The following area students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2023 semester:

Albany- Caden Maire*, Sustainability and Renewable BS. 

Argyle- Jaylynn Benson, Management BBA. 

Belleville- Taylor Anderson*, Criminal Justice BS, Gavin Boyum, Indus Tech Management BS, Brooke Kiefer*, Elementary Education BS, Matthew Loshaw*, Mechanical Engineering BS, Libby MacLean*, Fine Arts BA, Brenna Meier, Ag Business BS, Nicholas Richter*, Health & Human Performance BS, Kaitlyn Schoenike, Forensic Investigation BS

Belmont- Allie Burgess, Ag Business BS, Brody Dawson, Cybersecurity BS, Abigail Richardson, Elementary Education BS

Benton- Nick Brant*, Elementary Education BS, Kailey Fawcett, Biology BS, Nedallas Hammill, Management BBA, Luke Jansen, Mechanical Engineering BS, Nathan Keleher, Elementary Education BS, Maggie Schubert, Ag Business BS, Casen Udelhofen, Civil Engineering BS, Emma Wentz, Music BA

Blanchardville- Morgan Nelson*, Biology BS, Morgan Nelson*, Broad Field Science BS

Brodhead- Kassandra Clint, Environmental Horticulture BS, Cora Hafen, Industrial and Systems Eng BS, Paul Keintz, Mechanical Engineering BS, Dawson Keller, Criminal Justice BS

Brooklyn- Kate Davis*, Animal Science BS, Elyse Harvancik*, Music BS, Cole Kleiboer, Construction Management BS, Linsey Mueller, Environmental Engineering BS, John Ruth, Civil Engineering BS

Darlington- Alexis Bridges, Env Sci and Conservation BS, Cadyn Burbach*, Biology BS,  Marissa Gould*, Elementary Education BS, Quintessa Haesler, Biology BS, Brady Horne*, Tech and Engineering Ed BS, Brittney Jacobson, Elementary Education BS, Mariah Kendall, Elementary Education BS, Alayna McGuire, Psychology BS, Max McGuire, Software Engineering BS, Lainee McLennan, Criminal Justice BS, Norrie Rieffer, Elementary Education BS, Jayci Schliem, Music BS, Luke Sebastian*, Electrical Engineering BS, Sara Siegenthaler, Animal Science BS, Laura Sturtz, Professional Studies BS, Oscar Thuli, Construction Management BS, Alyssa Tuescher*, Human Resource Mgmt BBA, Barrett Vieth, Health & Human Performance BS, Greta Volkening*, Elementary Education BS, Caleb Weaver, Construction Management BS

Gratiot- Kelsey Paulson*, Elementary Education BS, Jaylen Rufenacht, Elementary Education BS

Juda- Jacob Mahlkuch*, Social Science BA, Natalee Vavra*, Agricultural Education BS

Monroe- Brynn Albaugh*, Elementary Education BS, Jenna Brower, Biology BS, Hannah Derrickson, Criminal Justice BS, Mandi Downing*, Soil & Crop Science BS, Lez’lee Foley, Management BBA, Nicole Krebs, English BA, Danyella Ortiz*, Elementary Education BS, Jordan Rawson*, Animal Science BS, Zach Ripp, Mechanical Engineering BS, Aaron Smith, Fine Arts BFA, Nicole Stilson*, Elementary Education BS

Monticello- Maggie Bak, Forensic Investigation BS, Alyssa Holcomb, Elementary Education BS, Austin Luchsinger, Civil Engineering BS, Trevor Watson, Construction Management BS

Shullsburg- Pedro McComish, Computer Engineering, Garrett Ray, Civil Engineering BS, Brooklyn Strang*, Accounting BBA, Luke Unbehaun, Electrical Engineering BS

South Wayne- Mallorie Peterson, Elementary Education BS, Emily Triem, Marketing BBA


PLATTEVILLE — The university has released the Chancellor’s List for the fall 2023 semester. Students must maintain a perfect 4.0 grade point average. 

Albany- Caden Maire, Sustainability and Renewable BS

Belleville- Taylor Anderson, Criminal Justice BS, Brooke Kiefer, Elementary Education BS, Matthew Loshaw, Mechanical Engineering BS, Libby MacLean, Fine Arts BA, Nicholas Richter, Health & Human Performance BS

Benton- Nick Brant, Elementary Education BS

Blanchardville- Morgan Nelson, Biology BS, Morgan Nelson, Broad Field Science BS

Brooklyn- Kate Davis, Animal Science BS,  Elyse Harvancik, Music BS

Darlington- Cadyn Burbach, Biology BS, Marissa Gould, Elementary Education BS, Brady Horne, Tech and Engineering Ed BS, Luke Sebastian, Electrical Engineering BS, Alyssa Tuescher, Human Resource Mgmt BBA, Greta Volkening, Elementary Education BS

Gratiot- Kelsey Paulson, Elementary Education BS

Juda- Jacob Mahlkuch, Social Science BA, Natalee Vavra, Agricultural Education BS

Monroe- Brynn Albaugh, Elementary Education BS, Mandi Downing, Soil & Crop Science BS, Danyella Ortiz, Elementary Education BS, Jordan Rawson, Animal Science BS, Nicole Stilson, Elementary Education BS

Shullsburg- Brooklyn Strang, Accounting BBA


WHITEWATER — A total of 129 students are serving the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater as resident assistants for the 2023-24 academic year.

RAs are part-time student staff members who live in the residence halls with students, serve as a resource and positive role model, and help build a sense of community by hosting floor events.

RAs at UW-Whitewater reinforce the university’s mission to provide a welcoming, safe and inclusive place where students, faculty and staff champion one another.

Monticello- Laura Gillaspie, who is studying Elementary Education.

Evansville- Nicholas Wille, who is studying Special Education.


WHITEWATER — A total of 154 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater were admitted into the College of Education and Professional Studies’ Professional Education program for the fall 2023 semester.

Browntown- Devan Schulte, who is majoring in Special Education.

Brodhead- Justyce Burhans, who is majoring in Early Childhood Education.

Blanchardville- Amy Francis, who is majoring in Special Education.

UW-La Crosse

LA CROSSE — The following area students completed degree requirements at the university in December. 

Albany- Ethan Anderson, Certificate, Educational Leadership Certificate

Blanchardville- Eric Zielinski, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science Major

Brodhead- Catherine Speckman, Bachelor of Science, Exercise and Sport Science Major: Exercise Science - Pre-professional Track, Highest Honors, Jack Speckman, Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Kayla Updike, Bachelor of Science, General Studies Major, Tania Williams, Master of Science in Education, Reading. 

Milwaukee School of Engineering

MILWAUKEE — Emma Halverson, from Brooklyn, graduated from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in Fall 2023. Halverson received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with Honors.

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s has announced it’s fall 2023 dean’s list.

Brooklyn- Amelia Spilde


MADISON — On April 13, 168 University of Wisconsin-Madison Letters & Science undergraduates were inducted to the Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) academic society. 

Inductees include: Maddie Crist, Darlington. 


WHITEWATER — Olivia Roth, a English major from Albany at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, earned a spot in Sigma Delta Pi, the national collegiate Hispanic honor society, on April 16, 2024.

Minnesota State University

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,373 degrees to 2,133 students at the end of the spring 2024 semester. All ceremonies were held in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.

Brooklyn- Abigail Fischer, MS, Geography

St. Norbert College

DE PERE — On Sunday, May 12, in the Mulva Family Fitness & Sports Center on the De Pere campus, St. Norbert held their commencement. Kylie Merchant of Monroe received her Bachelor of Music, Magna Cum Laude. 

Western Technical College

LA CROSSE — Alivia Siltman, from Brooklyn, WI was named to Western Technical College’s President’s List of High Distinction for the Spring 2024 term.

Southern New Hampshire University

MANCHESTER, NH — The university is pleased to announce the following students being named to the Winter 2024 President’s list.

Albany- Heather Dimmel

Brooklyn- Zachary Miskowic

Benton- Abbey Benson

Stockton- Abigail Kriebs

University of Dubuque 

DUBUQUE — The University of Dubuque congratulates the following students on being appointed to the Spring Semester 2024 Academic Dean’s List.

Belleville- Andrew Ace

Blanchardville- Carter Ruegsegger

Brodhead- Alexis Kammerer, Hannah Shickles

Browntown- Madelyn Huschitt

Darlington- Lizzie Schwartz. Jarumi Vazquez, George West

Monroe- Kathryn Hayes, Heath Huschitt


MILWAUKEE — The following individuals are among the prospective candidates for degree attending commencement exercises, Sunday, May 19, 2024. 

Monroe- Anders Nelson, Bachelor of Arts, College of Letters & Science

Shullsburg- Kylie Ubersox, Bachelor of Arts, College of Letters & Science


WHITEWATER — The following University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students who recently graduated were hired, promoted, accepted to graduate school, or started their own business before graduation:

Monroe- Payton Johnson, who graduated with a BBA in marketing; Lizzy Neuenschwander, who graduated with a B.S. in environmental science.

Shullsburg- Joseph Turpin, who graduated with a BBA in accounting and finance.

McKendree University

LEBANON, Ill. — Tessa Rae Tucker of Stockton, Ill., has graduated from McKendree University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.