College briefs

Students make Miami president’s list

OXFORD — Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2016-17 have been named to the president’s list recognizing academic excellence.

Local students named to the president’s list include:

Michael Wilson of Covington

Jack Schmiesing of Piqua

Alexandra Prentice of Tipp City

Sarah Rhoades of Tipp City

Rachel Dippold of Troy

Emma Simpson of Troy

Collin Moeller of Troy.

Cain named to MVNU dean’s list

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Cassidy Cain has been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall semester at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The dean’s list includes all students who carried a minimum of 12 credit hours and have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or above for the semester.

Cain is a sophomore majoring in both Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist (Mild/Moderate Early Childhood). She is a 2015 graduate of Covington High School, and the daughter of Daniel and Mauriena Cain of Covington.

Findlay welcomes new students

FINDLAY — The University of Findlay recently welcomed new undergraduate and graduate students to campus for spring 2017.

Lucas Delcamp of Pleasant Hill, is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration.

Runge earns president’s list honors

ANGOLA, Ind. — Trine University has announced its fall 2016 president’s list for main campus students.

Among those named to the list is Dylan Runge of Piqua. Runge is a junior studying Mechanical Engineering.

To be named to the president’s list, a main campus student must maintain at least 15 credit hours and have a minimum 3.75 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Students named to Ashland dean’s list

ASHLAND — The following area students were named to Ashland University’s dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. 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.

Local students include:

Nicole Casner of Fletcher. Casner is majoring in nursing. She is the daughter of Jonathan and Gloria Casner of Fletcher. Casner is a 2014 graduate of Bethel High School.

Dominique Drake of Troy. Drake is majoring in forensic chemistry. Drake is a 2016 graduate of Troy High School.

Tyler Henry of Covington. Henry is majoring in sport communication and religion. He is the son of Michelle Henry of Covington. Henry is a 2014 graduate of Covington High School.

Hannah Renner of Piqua. Renner is majoring in integrated social studies. Renner is a 2016 graduate of Piqua High School.

Gardella named to dean’s list

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University has announced its dean’s list for the fall term.

Katelyn Gardella of Troy has been named to the dean’s list.

Students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.75 based on 20 semester hours received dean’s list with distinction for continued high achievement.