Galena students make Dean’s List


News from Ashland University

Brianna Brdicka Ashland University American Chemical Society Member

ASHLAND (01/29/2018)— Brianna Brdicka of Galena is a member of Ashland University’s American Chemical Society.

Brdicka is majoring in toxicology. Brdicka is a 2016 graduate of Olentangy High School.

The purpose of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Chapter is to increase interest in chemistry and chemistry-related fields among undergraduate students and community members, as well as enhance professional development among undergraduates, through regular meetings, social events, and community service events. The ACS Student Chapter is open to all undergraduates who are interested in the chemical sciences.

Students Named to Ashland University’s Fall 2017 Dean’s List

ASHLAND (01/29/2018)— The following students have been named to the fall 2017 Dean’s List at Ashland University:

  • Daniel Bailey of Galena was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Bailey is majoring in accounting and finance. He is the son of Todd and Melissa Bailey of Galena. Bailey is a 2014 graduate of Big Walnut High School.
  • Brianna Brdicka of Galena was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Brdicka is majoring in toxicology. Brdicka is a 2016 graduate of Olentangy High School.
  • Alyssa Cira of Galena was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Cira is majoring in psychology. Cira is a 2014 graduate of Big Walnut High School.
  • Mary Greene of Galena was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Greene is majoring in early childhood education.
  • Sage Haines of Sunbury was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Haines is majoring in digital media production and commerical art. Haines is a 2015 graduate of Big Walnut High School.
  • Elizabeth Lawyer of Sunbury was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Lawyer is majoring in intervention specialist education. Lawyer is a 2008 graduate of Big Walnut High School.
  • Matthew Bernsdorf of Westerville was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Bernsdorf is majoring in intervention specialist education. Bernsdorf is a 2015 graduate of Westerville North High School.
  • Emma Dumford of Westerville was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Dumford is majoring in middle grades education. Dumford is a 2014 graduate of Westerville North High School.
  • Austin Kondratick of Westerville was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Kondratick is majoring in sport management. Kondratick is a 2015 graduate of Westerville Central High School.
  • William Summers of Westerville was named to the Dean’s List at Ashland University for the fall 2017 semester. Summers is majoring in religion. Summers is a 2015 graduate of Westerville South High School.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled full time at Ashland University and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2017, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University (www.ashland.edu) deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.

Meghan Noonan was named to Augustana College’s fall term Dean’s List

ROCK ISLAND, IL (01/23/2018)— Meghan Noonan, majoring in Comm. Sciences & Disorders from Galena was among the students named to Augustana College’s 2017 fall term Dean’s List.

Founded in 1860, Augustana College is a selective four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences. The college is recognized for the innovative program Augie Choice, which provides each student up to $2,000 to pursue a high-impact learning experience such as study abroad, an internship or research with a professor. Current students and alumni include 170 Academic All-Americans, two Nobel laureates, 13 college presidents and other distinguished leaders. The college enrolls 2,500 students and is located along one of the world’s most important waterways, the Mississippi River, in a community that reflects the diversity of the United States.

News from University of Dayton

Local Students Earn University of Dayton Degrees

DAYTON (01/29/2018)— The following local students were among the approximately 500 undergraduates who received their degrees from the University of Dayton during the December 2017 commencement ceremony.

  • Erika Brown of Westerville
  • Hannah Clark of Westerville

The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research institution. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists), we focus on educating the whole person, connecting learning with leadership and service. Through student clubs, campus recreation, education abroad, research, service-learning and career preparation, students are encouraged to engage the world, developing a critical mind and compassionate heart.

Local Students Named to University of Dayton Fall 2017 Dean’s List

DAYTON (01/26/2018)— The following local students made the University of Dayton fall 2017 dean’s list for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester.

  • Sierra Desiderio of Galena
  • Jenna Weithman of Galena
  • Allison Daugherty of Sunbury
  • Kelly McGuire of Sunbury
  • Ryan Grieser of Sunbury
  • Alyssa Zumpone of Sunbury
  • Julia Brown of Westerville
  • Emma Clark of Westerville
  • Hannah Clark of Westerville
  • Kyleen Cody of Westerville
  • Rachel Collinsworth of Westerville
  • Kelly Conkel of Westerville
  • Kyle Davidson of Westerville
  • Abbey Fresco of Westerville
  • Nick Halloy of Westerville
  • Julie Hays of Westerville
  • Natalia Iannarino of Westerville
  • Quin Kane of Westerville
  • Connor King of Westerville
  • Andrew Lowis of Westerville
  • Dante Pezzutti of Westerville
  • Rachel Putnam of Westerville
  • Kayla Rhea-Bouscher of Westerville
  • Diandra Walker of Westerville

The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research institution. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists), we focus on educating the whole person, connecting learning with leadership and service. Through student clubs, campus recreation, education abroad, research, service-learning and career preparation, students are encouraged to engage the world, developing a critical mind and compassionate heart.

Frank Sakyi Enrolls at the University of Findlay

FINDLAY (01/29/2018)— Frank Sakyi, of Westerville 43081, has enrolled at the University of Findlay for spring 2018. New students began their studies at UF on Jan. 8.

Sakyi is pursuing is pursuing a master’s degree in health informatics.

Located in Findlay, Ohio, the University of Findlay is known not only for science, health professions, animal science and equestrian studies programs, but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside of the classroom. Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the City of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master’s degrees, and four doctoral degrees. More than 3,800 students are enrolled at Findlay, and the University is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.

Fall 2017 Dean’s List

IOWA CITY (01/29/2018)— Students named to the University of Iowa fall 2017 Dean’s List:

  • Felicia Circelli of Westerville (43082)
  • Christopher Wieneke of Westerville (43081)

The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, dedicated to academic excellence, groundbreaking discoveries and creations, commitment to Iowa and the world, and a culture that prizes community, diversity, and opportunity.

The UI is known around the world for its leadership in the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to the first and best creative writing program in the world, a world-class academic medical center and one of America’s top teaching hospitals, and a can-do culture that fosters a campus-wide dedication to student success.

To learn more about the University of Iowa, visit https://uiowa.edu/.

Ithaca College Students Named to Fall Semester Dean’s List

ITHACA, NY (01/24/2018)— Ithaca College congratulates students named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester:

  • Samuel Hillmann of Galena (43021), a Environmental Studies major, was named to the Dean’s List in the School of Humanities and Sciences.
  • Katherine Evans of Westerville (43082), a Clinical Health Studies major, was named to the Dean’s List in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance.

From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study. Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the College is home to 6,100 undergraduate and 460 graduate students.

Erron James Named to Fall 2017 Dean’s List at Lake Erie College

PAINESVILLE, OH (01/29/2018)— Lake Erie College’s Erron James of Westerville has been named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List.

Any degree-seeking student who has earned at least nine semester hours of credits at the college during a single academic term and achieved a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher in a given semester is recognized as a Dean’s List student for that semester.

Lake Erie College, founded in 1856, provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens. We offer 35 undergraduate majors and master’s programs in business administration, education and physician assistant studies. Our students compete in 17 NCAA Division II varsity sports and on three intercollegiate equestrian teams.

Lake Erie College, founded in 1856, provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens. We offer 35 undergraduate majors and master’s programs in business administration, education and physician assistant studies. Our students compete in 17 NCAA Division II varsity sports and on three intercollegiate equestrian teams.

News from Miami University

Students Make the President’s List at Miami University

OXFORD (01/26/2018)— Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for fist semester 2017-18 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence.

  • Hannah Baney of Galena (43021)
  • Abby Marshall of Sunbury (43074)
  • Gabrielle Baker of Westerville (43082)
  • Morgan Beck of Westerville (43082)
  • Josh Brown of Westerville (43081)
  • Mady Burtner of Westerville (43082)
  • Grace Carlos of Westerville (43081)
  • Tate Howell of Westerville (43081)
  • Abbie Kotik of Westerville (43081)
  • Katie Lueckel of Westerville (43082)
  • Steven Ruane of Westerville (43082)
  • Allison South of Westerville (43082)
  • Kevin Vestal of Westerville (43082)
  • Samantha Waller of Westerville (43081)

Students Make the Dean’s List at Miami University

OXFORD, OH (01/26/2018)— Miami University students who are ranked in the top twenty percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2017-18 have been named to the dean’s list recognizing academic excellence.

  • Hannah Baney of Galena (43021)
  • Tommy Bojanin of Westerville (43082)
  • Olivia Fryman of Galena (43021)
  • Hayley Harmon of Galena (43021)
  • Kelsey Haver of Galena (43021)
  • Cassidy Marino of Galena (43021)
  • Garrett Reed of Galena (43021)
  • Grace Roby of Galena (43021)
  • Emma Sima of Galena (43021)
  • Nick Ward of Galena (43021)
  • Abby Marshall of Sunbury (43074)
  • Cole Stark of Sunbury (43074)
  • Gabrielle Baker of Westerville (43082)
  • Morgan Beck of Westerville (43082)
  • Ethan Black of Westerville (43082)
  • Kylie Blovits of Westerville (43081)
  • Alex Borowitz of Westerville (43082)
  • Lindsey Brandt of Westerville (43082)
  • Joe Braun of Westerville (43082)
  • Josh Brown of Westerville (43081)
  • Ryan Burghart of Westerville (43081)
  • Mady Burtner of Westerville (43082)
  • Grace Carlos of Westerville (43081)
  • Kathleen Cavanagh of Westerville (43082)
  • Jamie Chmielewski of Westerville (43082)
  • Lauren Eberly of Westerville (43082)
  • Alaina Fliotsos of Westerville (43082)
  • Kevin Hart of Westerville (43082)
  • Tate Howell of Westerville (43081)
  • Kriston Kapan of Westerville (43082)
  • Becca Knapper of Westerville (43082)
  • Abbie Kotik of Westerville (43081)
  • Mallory Kramer of Westerville (43082)
  • Katie Lueckel of Westerville (43082)
  • Tyler Milliren of Westerville (43082)
  • Lindsey Moler of Westerville (43081)
  • Lauren Nobile of Westerville (43082)
  • Hannah O’Rourke of Westerville (43082)
  • Steven Ruane of Westerville (43082)
  • Danielle Rymers of Westerville (43082)
  • Allison South of Westerville (43082)
  • Carmen Stone of Westerville (43081)
  • Rachel Sutphin of Westerville (43082)
  • Josh Tarr of Westerville (43082)
  • Nathan Thatcher of Westerville (43082)
  • Kevin Vestal of Westerville (43082)
  • Samantha Waller of Westerville (43081)
  • Noah Wills of Westerville (43081)
  • Connor Wolfe of Westerville (43082)
  • Hannah Worley of Westerville (43082)

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

YSU announces Dean List for Fall 2017

YOUNGSTOWN (01/19/2018)— Youngstown State University has released a list of undergraduate students who were named to the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2017.

Dean’s List recognition is awarded to full-time undergraduate students who have earned at least a 3.4 average for not less than 12 semester hours of credit in the semester.

YSU students recognized include:

  • Kara Raines of Galena (43021), majoring in Pre Business Management.
  • Rachel Ellis of Westerville (43081), majoring in Forensic Science.
  • Ashley Walden of Westerville (43081), majoring in Exercise Science.

Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that offers nearly 13,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching, scholarship and public service. As a major educational and economic development resource in the region, YSU is known for its focus on academic research and creative programs that transform its students into successful professionals, scholars and leaders. Located in the heart of the Tech Belt between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, YSU provides opportunities for students to actively participate with accomplished faculty, often in one-on-one settings, on advanced research and creative collaborations. The beautiful 145-acre campus includes high-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art labs and performance facilities, a variety of on-campus housing options and recreational facilities among the best in the nation. For more information, visit www.ysu.edu.

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