Submitted by Dee Ann Rexroat, Cornell College

MOUNT VERNON, IA – Georgia Gump of Elmwood was one of over 200 Cornell College students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 semester. Gump earned Highest Honors. Honors signifies a semester grade point average of 3.6 to 3.79; High Honors signifies an average of 3.8 to 3.99; and Highest Honors signifies a 4.0 grade point average.

One of the select "Colleges That Change Lives," Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a national liberal arts college with a distinctive One Course At A Time curriculum. The One Course schedule provides students the chance to dive into their studies, focus more intensely on the disciplines of their choice, and learn authentically with the unique freedom to shed the confines of the traditional classroom to study off-campus, pursue research, or accept an internship--all without missing out on other classes.

Cornell is nationally recognized for its value, including by Kiplinger's, which included Cornell on its list of the 100 best values in private colleges for 2016, and the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which named Cornell College one of the 24 "Best Buys" among private colleges. An average of 93% of Cornell graduates complete their degrees within four years. In 2013 Cornell was named one of the 25 colleges with the best professors by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

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