Education Digest


AU Dean’s List

ASHLAND — Ashland University announced its spring dean’s list. 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.

The following Greene County residents earned that honor: Raygn Cokes of Xenia is majoring in marketing. Raygn is a graduate of Xenia High School. Anthony Grundy of Fairborn is majoring in business management. Anthony is a graduate of Fairborn High School. Alyssa Ferrell of Spring Valley is majoring in integrated language arts. Alyssa is a graduate of Xenia High School. Tyler Seymour of Beavercreek is majoring in finance. Tyler is a graduate of Carroll High School.

Fazio earns recognition

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — Caylan Fazio of Beavercreek is the recipient of the following award from the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at John Carroll University for the 2017-18 academic year: Eugene R. Mittinger Mathematics Award.

Fazio is majoring in Mathematics. The program is part of John Carroll’s College of Arts and Sciences. Established in 1963 in honor of Eugene Mittinger, who served JCU for 38 years as a mathematics professor and also Registrar.

Students study abroad

OXFORD — The following area Miami University students spent the winter 2018 semester abroad as part of a study abroad group.

Connor Weston of Spring Valley spent the winter 2018 semester in Bahamas. Weston is majoring in anthropology. Emily Roberts of Beavercreek spent the winter 2018 semester in Australia. Roberts is majoring in business economics. Meghan Aldredge of Jamestown spent the winter 2018 semester in Peru. Aldredge is majoring in international studies. Sarah Jako of Yellow Springs spent the winter 2018 semester in India. Jako is majoring in art education.

With 46.3 percent of Miami undergraduate students studying abroad for credit by the time they graduate, Miami is ranked 3rd among public doctoral institutions nationwide for students studying abroad.

Imbody receives honors

WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton College student Conner Imbody of Beavercreek recently received honorable mention in the sociology category of the Ivan J. Fahs Student Paper Awards. The Ivan J. Fahs Memorial Paper Competition is an annual paper competition open to undergraduates using sociological or anthropological perspectives, methods, and theories.

Imbody also was inducted Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society. This honor was announced by the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Wheaton College’s Honors Convocation ceremony.

Local students graduate

OXFORD — Miami University awarded degrees to students during fall commencement. The following Greene County students received degrees: Julianne Hamlin and Taylor Trottier of Beavercreek and Erik Wenger of Spring Valley.

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