Emily Pieper, a nursing major from Paonia, was named to the Dean's Honors List at Saint Francis University for the fall 2017 semester.
To be named to the Dean's Honors List, students must have full-time status and attain a quality point average of at least 3.5.
Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa., is the oldest Catholic-Franciscan college in the United States. Its mission is to help students grow into compassionate, successful professionals through a culture of generosity, respect, discovery and joy.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.