CAMPUS NEWS

Ohio Christian University

CIRCLEVILLE — Local students graduate from Ohio Christian University.

Eric Hughey of Caldwell graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries.

Shawntell Parsons of Belpre graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management and Business. Parsons is a member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society.

Joseph Frazier of Amesville graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

University of Mount Union

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union celebrates the graduation of the Class of 2017.

Abigail Amrine of Marietta has graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

Jesse Wells of Caldwell has graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership.

Stone Saling of Caldwell has graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing.

Alex Haney of Woodsfield has graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing.

Mitchell Lake of Caldwell has graduated from the University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sport Business.

More than 487 graduate and undergraduate students participated in the University of Mount Union’s 171st Commencement Ceremony held in the Peterson Field House of the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

University of Findlay

FINDLAY — Ali Morey of Marietta recently performed in a spring instrumental recital at the University of Findlay.

Morey performed “A La Samba” by M. Peters in a percussion ensemble.

The Ohio State University

Marlee Stollar, of Marietta, has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership at The Ohio State University.

Stollar was presented the Earl and Wilma McMunn Agricultural Communication Scholarship at the department’s annual banquet at the end of spring semester. This competitive scholarship is given to students studying agricultural communication and a scholarship selection committee chooses recipients.

The agricultural communication major at Ohio State prepares students to plan, develop, and implement a communication campaign, using visual media, writing and editing. Students study crisis communication, graphic design, marketing and journalism so they can spread the word about agriculture.

Stollar was also presented the Ruth and S. N. McIntosh Memorial Scholarship from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership at The Ohio State University. This presentation was at the department’s annual banquet at the end of spring semester. This competitive scholarship is given to students studying agriscience education. A scholarship selection committee reviewed applications and selected recipients.

The agriscience education major at Ohio State prepares its students you to acquire a license to teach agricultural science in secondary high schools in Ohio and across the country, with extensive training in agricultural science, educational psychology, instructional methods, and youth development.

Muskingum University

NEW CONCORD — Local students have been named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at Muskingum University in New Concord. To be named to the dean’s list, Muskingum University students must attain strictly prescribed levels of academic performance in their overall grade point average.

Teryn Jarrett of Beallsville; Ashley Dowler of Belpre; Victoria Hupp and Emma Thompson of Caldwell; Madison Stephen of Jerusalem; Ciara Smith of Lewisville; Samuel Roberts and Logan Weaver of Malta; Benjamin Bricker and Julie Fobes of Marietta; Emily Knowlton of New Matamoras; Alexis Christman of Sarahsville; Ashley Zwick of Summerfield; Natalie O’Dell of Vincent; Kelsey Kirkpatrick of Waverly, W.Va.; Allyson Scott of Whipple; Jaren LeMasters and Kage Rush of Woodsfield.

Shawnee State University

PORTSMOUTH — Jeff Bauer, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Shawnee State University, has released the dean’s list for the spring semester 2017. To be named on the list, students must be enrolled full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better.

Kaitlin Saling of Caldwell, Legal Assisting; Timothy Kelsey of Marietta, Fine Arts; Samantha Koons of Marietta, Health Science; Johnathan Haines of Stockport, Plastics Engineering Technology; Aaron Mazurkiewicz of Vincent, Plastics Engineering Technology.

Shawnee State University

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University President Rick S. Kurtz, Ph.D., has released the President’s List for the Spring Semester 2017. To be named on the list, students must be full-time and have achieved a grade point average of 4.0.

Sarah Proctor of Fleming, Dental Hygiene; Holly Hutchison of Marietta, Occupational Therapy Assistant; Elizabeth Crum of Whipple, Occupational Therapy Assistant.

University of Findlay

FINDLAY — Ali Morey of Marietta recently performed in a spring band concert with the University of Findlay’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. “Myths and Legends,” the theme of the program, featured pieces based on myths and legends of the Greek and Roman empires.

Marietta College

Marietta College’s Reece Nichols of Vincent, Ohio, recently received the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library.

Nichols, who was nominated by Dr. Matt Young, won for his work “Temperance in Marietta: The Riverside Speakeasy.” Nichols, a History major, completed this work as part of the History 202 Professional Historian project.

“Reece does a nice job using primary sources to develop the history of temperance/Prohibition in Marietta as well as develop the wider context with secondary sources,” said Young, Professor of History. “I’ve had several students tackle this topic, but Reece is the first to do this justice.”

The $500 award is presented annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who authors the best research paper using the primary sources of the Slack Research Collections of the Legacy Library. The Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Memorial Endowment that was established in 2010 by Robert and Shirley Showalter funds the award.

Nichols is a graduate of Warren High School and recently completed his freshman year.

Baldwin Wallace University

BEREA — Tiffany Holland of Stockport was among 35 compassionate Baldwin Wallace University students who gave up spring break week to make a difference through BW’s Alternative Break service program. The program facilitated five diverse experiences with student volunteers traveling to Clarkston, Ga., New Orleans, New York, Washington and Wheeling, W.Va. Each experience was led by a BW student with support from a University faculty or staff adviser.

Holland, a graduate of Waterford High School majoring in chemistry and creative writing, volunteered to take part in the alternative break experience in Clarkston, Ga. The outreach focused on human rights and refugee resettlement. Students partnered with Something New, an organization with the goal of providing a week of alternative living that catapults participants into a lifetime of purpose and motivates them to reach their own potential and dreams. The BW sophomore also visited the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. The trip was led by BW student Matthew Roetter with support from staff adviser Julie Payner.

The BW Alternative Break service program provides students with opportunities to make a difference, travel to another area, learn new skills and meet people with similar interests. Participants commit to a six-week, pre-trip curriculum including issue education, organization orientation, team building and a full-day retreat on social justice and cultural competency. Alternative Break is one of many community service programs organized by the David & Frances Brain Center for Community Engagement to support BW’s mission of empowering students to become contributing, compassionate citizens. Community groups interested in partnering with BW can contact the Center at 440-826-2403 or BrainCenter@bw.edu.

Missouri State University

SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State University has named Elizabeth Frazier of Marietta, to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester.

The dean’s list recognizes academic excellence. For full-time undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the spring semester and at least a 3.50 grade point average (on a 4.00 scale).

Hofstra University

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Maria Boggs of Marietta excelled during the Spring 2017 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean’s List.

Marietta College

Marietta College students named to the spring 2017 dean’s high honors list, which features any full-time student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.75 or better in a given semester.

Jill Altenburger of Marietta is majoring in Finance and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Stella Bargeloh of Marietta is majoring in Music Education and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Hailey Bennett of Marietta is majoring in Graphic Design and Studio Art and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Andrew Billingsley of Marietta is majoring in Public Accounting and Finance and is a graduate of Buckeye Trail High School.

Matthew Bush of Williamstown is majoring in Economics and is a graduate of Wood County Christian School.

Joshua Caldwell of Marietta is majoring in Exploratory and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Monica Curtis of New Matamorasis majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of River High School.

Joshua Daniell of Williamstown is majoring in Mathematics and is a graduate of Williamstown High School.

Amanda Davis of Cutler is majoring in Economics and Management and is a graduate of Warren High School.

Lauren DeLong of Lowell is majoring in Biochemistry and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Cody Dobbs of Lewisville is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Warren High School.

Lauren Eakle of Whipple is majoring in Exploratory and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

McKenzie Fleeman of Whipple is majoring in Communication Studies and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Lauren Gerber of Marietta is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Warren High School.

Brent Huck of Marietta is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Lindsay Joy of Marietta is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Anna Kubala of Fleming is majoring in Marketing and is a graduate of Warren High School.

Carter Lang of Lowell is majoring in Mathematics and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Mackenzie Marshall of Sardis is majoring in Marketing and Communication Studies and is a graduate of River High School.

Emily Northrop of Marietta is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Warren High School.

Hannah Offenberger of Waterford is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Waterford High School.

Katherine Plas of Sardis is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and Geology and is a graduate of River High School.

Harrison Potter of Marietta is majoring in Accounting and is a graduate of Gates-Chili High School.

Joseph Pugh of Stockport is majoring in Geology and is a graduate of Waterford High School.

Michael Reese of Marietta is majoring in Music Education and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Braden Riley of Marietta is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Jacob Roope of Marietta is majoring in Information Systems and Mathematics and is a graduate of Robert McQueen High School.

Victoria Sanders of Parkersburg is majoring in Biology and is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School.

Morgan Scritchfield of Parkersburg is majoring in Theatre and is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School.

Kenneth Snodderly of Marietta is majoring in Management and Finance and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Alexis Swisher of Marietta is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Chelsie Tewanger of Lower Salem is majoring in Middle Childhood Education and is a graduate of Monroe Central High School.

Aaron Tice of Saint Marys, W.Va., is majoring in Public Accounting and Finance and is a graduate of St. Marys High School.

Emily Tornes of Lowell is majoring in Early Childhood Education and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Marietta College

Marietta College students named to the spring 2017 dean’s list, which features any full-time student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.74.

Derek Amrine of Marietta is majoring in Finance and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Lindsey Arnold of Vincent is majoring in Public Accounting and Finance and is a graduate of Waterford High School.

Melanie Barsotti of Marietta is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Ernest Righetti High School.

John Creighton of Chesterhill is majoring in Health Science and is a graduate of Morgan High School.

Sarah Duffey of Beverly is majoring in Psychology and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Melissa Farley of Parkersburg is majoring in Public Accounting and is a graduate of Wood County Christian School.

Shannon Haessly of Marietta is majoring in Public Accounting and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Stephen Harper of Marietta is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Kade Kiselica of Williamstown is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Williamstown High School.

Derek Allen Krieg of New Matamoras is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of Ohio Virtual Academy.

Curtis Mayo of Williamstown is majoring in English (with Creative Writing) and is a graduate of Tuscarawas Valley High School.

Zachary Mullen of Marietta is majoring in Geology and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Colton Nutt of St. Marys, W.Va., is majoring in Petroleum Engineering and is a graduate of St. Marys High School.

Taylor Pennock of Beverly is majoring in Economics and Management and is a graduate of Fort Frye High School.

Kayla Schradel of Marietta is majoring in Marketing and is a graduate of Marietta High School.

Baldwin Wallace University

BEREA — Three local college students graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio in May:

Kara Carpenter of Marietta, a graduate of Marietta Senior High School, graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts: Pre-Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.

Clay Gillman of Caldwell, a graduate of Caldwell High School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science: Software Engineering.

Elizabeth Mason of Marietta, a graduate of Marietta Senior High School, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Music Education: Music Education.

Columbus State Community College

COLUMBUS — Craig E. Davis of Caldwell graduated from Columbus State Community College during spring semester commencement ceremonies held May 12, 2017.

Columbus State

Elizabeth Ann Horn of McConnelsville and Tammy Zimmerman of Sarahsville were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Columbus State Community College.

To be named to the dean’s List, a student must achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled for six or more credit hours.

Zimmerman is majoring in criminal justice.

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