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Harrison resident is named to Simmons College dean’s list

BOSTON — A Harrison resident was named to the 2013 fall semester dean's list at Simmons College.

Alexandra Laband, an exercise science major, recently received the honor.

To qualify for dean's list status, undergraduate students must obtain a GPA of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.

Founded in 1899, Simmons College is a nationally recognized university located in Boston. It offers undergraduate education for women and the nation's first MBA program designed specifically for women.

It also features renowned coeducational graduate programs in nursing and health sciences; liberal arts, including education and behavior analysis; library and information science; social work; and business.

Local earns degree from

LeTourneau University

LONGVIEW, Texas — A local man recently graduated from LeTourneau University.

Justin Herman of Cleveland has graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management.

LeTourneau University is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs across a range of academic disciplines.

Academic majors include aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care administration, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology.