Friday, June 1 2012
The Cyclone Power Pullers have been busy building, testing and refining two 1/4-scale pulling tractors for a May31-June 3 competition sponsored by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. The students like the design and performance changes they've built into the two machines.
Iowa high school dropouts who enrolled in the General Education Development (GED) preparation program during the 2003-04 fiscal year, fewer than a third (31.5 percent or 3,680) earned a GED by the end of the 2009 fiscal year. And only 2 percent (229) completed a community college credential, according to the doctoral dissertation by Andrew Ryder, a research and evaluation scientist in Iowa State's Research Institute for Studies in Education.
Pamela Anthony, who has served as assistant dean of students at Georgia State University since 2003, will begin as Iowa State's dean of students on Aug. 1.