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

News from Augustana College

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (07/12/2018)— Meghan Noonan, from Galena, was among the students named to Augustana College’s 2018 spring 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.

Local students graduate from Baldwin Wallace University

News from Baldwin Wallace University

BEREA, OH (07/26/2018)— The following local college students graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio in May:

  • Rodney Martin of Sunbury (43074), a graduate of Big Walnut High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts: Sport Management.
  • Jacqueline Saker of Westerville (43081), a graduate of New Albany High School, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science: Psychology and Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Baldwin Wallace University recognized the achievements of 672 graduate and undergraduate students at BW’s 168th Commencement ceremony in May. Before taking a triumphant walk across the stage to receive congratulations, members of the BW Class of 2018 were inspired by commencement speaker Dr. Janet L. Kavandi, director of the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. Noting that “life is full of mysteries and complexities,” Kavandi recounted ten lessons she gleaned during more than 33 days in space and 535 orbits around our planet Earth, urging graduates to “establish your goals and never give up.”

Baldwin Wallace University, founded in 1845, was one of the first colleges to admit students without regard to race or gender. An independent, coeducational university of 4,000 students, BW offers coursework in the liberal arts tradition in more than 80 academic areas. Located in Berea, 12 miles from downtown Cleveland, BW offers students the cultural, educational and business advantages of a major metropolitan area.

UF Announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

News from University of Findlay

FINDLAY, OH (07/11/2018)— The dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at the University of Findlay has been announced. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Local students include:

  • Jonathan Allen of Westerville (43081)
  • Mackenzie Daugherty of Westerville (43081)
  • Lauren Fleser of Sunbury (43074)
  • Rebekkah Friske of Westerville (43081)
  • Emma Graham of Sunbury (43074)
  • Abigail Jokerst of Westerville (43082)
  • Chloe Marburger of Westerville (43082)
  • Colin Robertson of Westerville (43082)
  • Corrina Talamo of Westerville (43082)

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.

Julia Daniels of Westerville has Summer 2018 internship with Polaris Fashion Place

News from John Carroll University

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH (07/18/2018)— Julia Daniels, a Communications major at John Carroll University, has obtained a 2018 summer internship with Polaris Fashion Place.

Daniels is a student in the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, which offers more than 100 distinct programs of study for undergraduate students and graduate students.

John Carroll University, founded in 1886 as Saint Ignatius College, is located in University Heights, Ohio, in suburban Cleveland. Its Jesuit Catholic mission inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and the world. John Carroll University is recognized nationally for an exceptional four-year graduation rate, teaching excellence, and a commitment to living a faith that does justice as central to its mission. John Carroll is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States.

Students Receive Degrees at Miami University Spring Commencement

News from Miami University

OXFORD, OH (07/20/2018)— Miami University awarded degrees to students during spring commencement exercises Saturday May 19, 2018, at Millett Hall.

  • Melaney Peters of Westerville (43082)
  • Jackson Bandy of Westerville (43081)
  • Katherine Brandon of Westerville (43081)
  • Monica Chang of Westerville (43081)
  • James D’Amico of Westerville (43081)
  • Cameron Flesch of Westerville (43082)
  • Alaina Fliotsos of Westerville (43082)
  • Caroline Ford of Westerville (43082)
  • Jacob Groth of Westerville (43081)
  • Justin Guisinger of Galena (43021)
  • Allison Iwaszkiewicz of Galena (43021)
  • Haley Johnson of Westerville (43082)
  • Caroline Kelley of Westerville (43082)
  • Alexis Knight of Galena (43021)
  • Halle Kramer of Westerville (43082)
  • Annie Moore of Galena (43021)
  • Connor Roldan of Westerville (43081)
  • Logan Rupert of Galena (43021)
  • Danielle Rymers of Westerville (43082)
  • Christopher Scheren of Westerville (43081)
  • Leah Shaw of Westerville (43082)
  • Emmalee Sima of Galena (43021)

Considered one of eight original “Public Ivies” in the country, Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio. The university is consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report for its commitment to undergraduate teaching and is the number one college town according to Forbes.

Students with more than one listing have earned additional degrees or honors.

The most recent complete candidates for graduation lists are always available for downloading at commencement, dean’s and president’s lists.

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

Eleanor Sarle of Galena Named to St. Lawrence University’s Dean’s List

News from St. Lawrence University

CANTON, NY (07/11/2018)— Eleanor C. Sarle of Galena has been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University’s Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Spring 2018 semester.

Sarle is a member of the Class of 2021. Sarle attended Saint Francis de Sales High School.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least four courses and have an academic average of 3.6 based on a 4.0 scale for the semester.

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. Visit www.stlawu.edu.


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