CEDARVILLE - Andrew B. Gutberlet, son of Kyle and Missy Gutberlet of Marietta, was named to the dean's honor list with a 4.0 grade point average at Cedarville University for the 2013 spring semester.
To be named to the dean's honor roll, a student must earn a 3.75 grade point average for the semester, be carrying at least 12 semester hours, and have no grade lower than a "B" for the semester.
Gutberlet is a junior, majoring in youth ministry. His grandparents are David and Joyce Gutberlet of Beverly and Ed and Kay Santee of Reno.
Ohio State University
COLUMBUS - James Whalin, of Stockport, received a $2,000 academic merit scholarship from The Ohio State University, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The award was based on his application, academic record, test scores, and leadership achievements in school or in the community.
The college's scholarship program in the CFAES at Ohio State awards incoming freshmen and first quarter transfer students in the college sizable scholarships, some of which may be renewable based on continued high academic achievement.
Whalin is a Waterford High School graduate.
CLARION, Pa. - Clarion University of Pennsylvania awarded degrees to 1,134 students during May 18 commencement. Local students were among the graduates:
Kenneth McNatt, Belpre, earned a mass media arts and journalist master of science degree.
Nick Hanner, Marietta, earned a chemistry: biochemistry bachelor of science degree.
CANTON - Although still primarily a teaching college, Malone University supports scholarly research projects being conducted by both undergraduate and graduate students. At the end of spring semester, the university hosted the Fifth Annual Student Research Symposium, showcasing student scholarship across schools and departments. Excellent projects from such programs as Zoo & Wildlife Biology, Fine Arts, Nursing, History, Business, Chemistry, Psychology, Theology, and English were all part of this celebration of student achievement.
Julian Law, of Caldwell, a 2013 graduate with a major in bible and theology participated in the symposium. Joel Soza, professor of biblical studies served as faculty mentor(s) for the project, entitled Sin and the Grievance of God.
The symposium committee included Diane Chambers, professor of English and director of the Honors Program; David Hahn, chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and professor of mathematics; Susan McDevitt, instructor of nursing; D Nathan Phinney, dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences and associate professor of biblical studies; Moses Rumano, assistant professor of education; Karen Slovak, associate professor of social work; and John Zietlow, professor of finance.
ANGOLA, Ind. - Timothy Lang, of Marietta, was named to the Trine University president's list for the spring 2013 semester. To be named to the president's list, a student must have at least a 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and carry at least 15 credit hours.
Lang is a senior majoring in civil engineering.