Consumer economics course
ROCKPORT — Challenge the basic beliefs behind the dominant economic system in this new course offered at the Five Town CSD Adult Ed Program.
Instructor Paul Kando, well-known in the Midcoast area for his work in the field of energy conservation, will guide what promises to be six weeks of lively discussion on the failure of the present economy to provide meaningful livelihoods for the majority of its citizens. Weekly two-hour classes will cover a number of important topics including, but not limited to the reasons for the 2008 crash, the symptoms and root causes of economic failure, searches for happier alternatives, and avenues of systemic change.
This course, Democratizing the Economy: From Consumer to Citizen will be held at Camden Hills Regional High School, 25 Keelson Dr., Rockport, beginning Monday, Feb. 24, 6 to 8 p.m, for six weeks. For more information or to sign up contact adult ed at fivetowns.maineadulted.org or 236-7800, ext 5.
Eaton named to dean's list
MILTON , MASS. — Curry College's Interim Chief Academic Officer Sue Pennini is announces that Matthew Eaton of Lincolnville has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester.
To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a 3.30 GPA., have no incompletes, and have no grade lower than a C for the semester. Full-time students must carry 12 or more graded credits for the semester.
Local students honored
WATERVILLE — Area day students who were named to the honor's list at Thomas College for the fall 2013 semester are:
Adam Carlsen of Rockport, majoring in accounting
Damian Miller of West Rockport, majoring in accounting
Jacob Smith or West Rockport, majoring in sport management
Scott Smith of West Rockport, majoring in management
Sara Gilmore of Rockland, majoring in psychology
Mikaela Hersom-Lilly of Waldoboro, majoring in psychology
Area students named to UVM dean's list
BURLINGTON, VT. — The following students have been named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Vermont.
Cora Sloan of Appleton, a sociology major in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Rayne Hanke-Ledwith of Rockport, an anthropology major in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Julienna Brooks of Union, an Environmental Studies major in the Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources.
To be named to the dean's list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school.
Palermo makes dean's list
PRINCETON, N.J. — Sarah Palermo of Camden, a theory and composition major, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.
Daggett makes dean's list
PENSACOLA, FLA. — Benjamin Brian Daggett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Daggett of Washington, was named to the dean's list at Pensacola Christian College for academic achievement during the2013 fall semester. This was a result of earning a B average or higher.
Hersom named to dean's list at Quinnipiac University
HAMDEN, CONN. — Hannah Hersom of Rockland, has been named to the dean's list at Quinnipiac University for the fall 2013 semester.
To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.
Henderson named to president's list
STATESBORO, GA. — Georgia Southern University recently named 1,149 students as 2013 fall semester president's list honorees.
Rebecca Henderson, majoring in accounting from South Thomaston, has earned a spot on the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Prepare for the new High School Equivalency Test
WALDOBORO — Start the process of earning a high school equivalency diploma in 2014. Maine has switched from the GED tests to the HiSET or High School Equivalency Test Exams. High school equivalency diploma preparation classes meet every Wednesday at Medomak Valley High School, from 6 to 8 p.m. (with the exception of school vacation weeks). This program is free Maine residents. Call 832-5205 for more information.
Gardner named to Drake University dean's list
DES MOINES, IOWA — Ivy Gardner of Washington was named to the Drake University dean's list for the fall 2013 semester. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above to earn this honor.