Education News: Adriana Vega

Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, named Adriana Vega of Prescott Valley, Ariz., to the Dean's List, earning honors for the fall semester. A grade point average of at least 3.6 on a 4.0 scale is required for this designation. "Highest honors" are granted to students with 4.0 averages; "high honors" are awarded to students with 3.8 to 3.99 averages; and "honors" include grade point averages of 3.6 to 3.79.

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,631 students in January 2013. Among the graduates was Elizabeth Y. Ramirez of Prescott, Ariz., who received a Bachelor of Arts in English.