College briefs

Students graduate

OXFORD — Miami University awarded 932 degrees to students during fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 11, in Millett Hall.

Local students include:

Juliana Overdorf of New Carlisle, bachelor of science.

Amber Smith of New Carlisle , master of arts.

Ling Zhang of Piqua, master of education.

Local residents named to dean’s lists

• BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Daniel Wiseman of Bradford was named to the dean’s list at Olivet Nazarene University during the recently completed fall 2015 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale.

• AKRON — More than 3,600 students made the fall 2015 dean’s list at The University of Akron.

Colleen Powers of Troy; majoring in Marketing Management Program.

Nicholas Sanders of Troy; majoring in Chemical Engineering.

Jaclyn Siefring of Covington; majoring in Biology.

Tara Snipes of Covington; majoring in Information Systems Management.

• WESTERVILLE — Otterbein University is proud to recognize the following local students who have been named to the dean’s list at Otterbein University for the 2015 fall semester.

Troy — Sarah Carol Helke and Hunter Alexis Murphy.