College briefs


Wittenberg congratulates graduates

SPRINGFIELD — Nothing but blue skies welcomed a standing-room only crowd in Commencement Hollow to celebrate the class of 2017 as Wittenberg University hosted its 167th Commencement exercises on May 13.

The following area students were among those who graduated:

Jordan Combs of Union

James Cox of Tipp City

Jonathan Ellerbrock of Tipp City

Rhyanna Hallauer of Tipp City

Robert Saul of Union

Jason Siler of West Milton

UF students share senior capstone

FINDLAY — University of Findlay students recently shared research projects and findings during a Senior Capstone Poster Presentation for the spring 2017 semester.

This course is designed and required as a capstone experience for all criminal justice, law and the liberal arts, and political science majors. The students narrow their focus to a significant area of research in their discipline relating to interests developed during previous coursework, internships, etc. After determination of this area of interest, students are then tasked with the completion of a project relating to this narrowed topic.

Marina Snipes of Laura presented “A Survey of Findlay Students’ Attitudes Towards the Police.”

Local student graduates

WILMINGTON, Ohio – Wilmington College conferred 254 graduating seniors with Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees at its 141st annual commencement ceremony. Local students include:

Stephanie C. Fetters of Laura, BS, agriculture.

Hicks named to dean’s list

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Hannah Hicks of Tipp City excelled during the spring 2017 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the dean’s list.

Cowley on Berea dean’s list

BEREA, Ky. — Zoe Cowley resident of Tipp City has been named to spring 2017 dean’s list at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

Miami announces president’s list

OXFORD, Ohio — Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2016-17 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence.

Local students named to the president’s list include:

Courtney Wion of West Milton

Student earns degree from Butler

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Bethany Feitshans from Tipp City graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis in May. Bethany was a Professional Pharmacy major.

Students make the dean’s list

OXFORD, Ohio — Miami University students who are ranked in the top twenty percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2016-17 have been named to the dean’s list recognizing academic excellence.

Local students named to the dean’s list include:

William Asbury of Tipp City

Alex Prentice of Tipp City

Maura Durcan of Tipp City

Evan Spahr of Tipp City

Sarah Rhoades of Tipp City

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