College brief

By Melanie Yingst

February 11, 2014

Columbus College of Art and Design

COLUMBUS — Taylor Mitchell, a graduate of Miami East High School and an animation major, made the dean’s list at the Columbus College of Art and Design.
Columbus College of Art and Design recognizes the academic achievement of its students following each semester. Students with a grade point average 3.0-3.39 and more than 15 credit hours for the semester are recognized on the dean’s List, while students with a 3.4 GPA and above are named to the president’s list.

Purdue University

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — About 14,800 Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2013 semester.

To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale.

A local student, Alec M. McGail of Troy, was named to the honors list.