Education Digest


News-Current Report



MU students study abroad

OXFORD — The following local Miami University students were part of a study abroad group during Winter 2017 semester: Olivia Semsel of Fairborn studied in Germany and Denmark; Christina James of Dayton studied in Puerto Rico and Alissa Johnson of Xenia studied in Italy.

Including students on internships, non-credit and service-learning programs, international students who study in a third country, and all other overseas programs completed by graduate and undergraduate students, 57 percent of Miami students study abroad.

BJU named to president’s list

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The following students are among approximately 500 Bob Jones University students named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2017 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.

The following local students were named to that list: Alexander Shaeffer, a senior English education major of Xenia; Adriana Bonnema, a junior English education major of Beavercreek and Regan Smith, a sophomore nursing major of Dayton.

Buerger inducted into Who’s Who

WILMINGTON — Wilmington College seniors Robert E. Buerger of Xenia and Janae D. Wicker of Beavercreek were recently inducted into Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Recognition for this honor was given at the 36th annual Student Honors Convocation held recently.

Buerger, a graduate of Beavercreek High School, is majoring in agriculture. Wicker, a 2013 graduate of Beavercreek High School, is majoring in athletic training.

Additionally, Wicker was inducted into the Wilmington College Green Key Honor Society. Green Key at Wilmington College was founded in May 1951. It was organized to recognize superior scholarship by students from WC in the years following accreditation by the North Central Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges in 1944.

News-Current Report

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.