Hometown college news

Williams named to Miami president’s list

OXFORD – Emily Williams was named to the Miami University spring 2015 president’s list.

Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2014-15 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence.

Williams is majoring in Journalism.

Miami University is a public university located in southwestern Ohio, offering more than 120 degree programs in humanities, science, engineering, business, education and fine arts.

Vandalia students named to Miami dean’s list

OXFORD – Miami University students who ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for second semester 2014-2015 have been named to the dean’s list recognizing academic performance.

Vandalia students were Bilal Qazi, Mitchell Hausfeld, Erika Lee, Kristen Marburger, Natalie Williams.

Lawson graduates from Ohio Christian University

CIRCLEVILLE – Michael Lawson of Vandalia graduated from Ohio Christian University with a(an) Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry.

Ohio Christian University, founded in 1948 is one of the fastest growing universities in the nation, and is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually.

Poff Graduates gtom Wittenberg University

SPRINGFIELD – Joseph Poff of Vandalia graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business during Wittenberg University’s 170th year Commencement Exercises.

A total of 121 graduates earned Latin honors in recognition of their exceptional academic pursuits. 56 of them were designated cum laude (3.5-3.69 grade point average), 20 graduated magna cum laude (3.7-3.79) and 45 graduated summa cum laude (3.8-4.0), including two students who hold perfect 4.0 grade point averages: Garrhett Via and Taylor Weisheit.

A nationally ranked university for the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Wittenberg University has repeatedly been ranked throughout the years by the Princeton Review for the quality of its teaching and faculty.