Dresbach earns dean’s list honors
David V. Dresbach of Circleville has made the dean’s list for the January 2016 session in the College of Applied Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.
Students named to dean’s list at OCU
The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Ohio Christian University College of Adult and Graduate Studies for the spring 2015 semester.
Ashville: Kassandra Cassady, Cheryl Dailey, Amanda Grooms, Angela Hansen, Melody King, Jacqueline Lewis and Katherine Stir.
Circleville: Christopher Anderson, Cortney Anderson, Brian Bissell, Kimberly Bowen, Shalisha Brode, Krissi Conkel, Phillip Cook, Andrew Finley, Jodie Hedrick, Patricia Higdon, Kitrick Kay, Renee Kress, Natalie Krouse, Mark Lattimer, Mindy Leach, Amy Leist, Shawnna Martin, Sandra Mathes, Pamela Mount, Daniel Pratt, Jenifer Roar, Kyle Scholz, Lynn Skaggs, Timothy Smith, Amber Vandine, Jennifer Wells, Angela Whaley, Kimberly Williams and Melissa Wolfe.
New Holland: Brittany McMahon, Glen Pennington and Viva Russell.
Orient: Tera Kuehne and Trisha Strader.
South Bloomfield: Nathan Baker, Jovana Bixby and Laura Teeters.
Williamsport: Annie Adams, Angie Smith and Janna Tuller.
To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or better and be enrolled in at least 12 graded semester hours.
Henry wins award for digital animation at Ashland University
Kaylin Henry, a resident of Circleville and a senior at Ashland University, won the $100 Digital and Design Award sponsored by Ashland University’s Coburn Art Gallery for her digital animation titled “Something Grabbed Ahold of my Hand.”
Henry is majoring in commercial art and is the daughter of Donnie Henry and Angela Dailey.
All of the award winners have been announced for the Ashland University 2016 Juried Student Art Exhibition that will run through April 1 in the University’s Coburn Gallery.
The awards were announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on March 17.
This year’s exhibition offered $1,100 in awards to student artists, including Best in Show, Bernini Award, Dean’s Award, People’s Choice Award and awards in each of the five art areas: painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art and design, drawing and ceramics.
The Coburn Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on this exhibition, visit the gallery at www.ashland.edu/coburngallery, find us on Facebook or call 419-289-5652.
Local students to participate in symposium at Ashland University
Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences will be hosting the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium that will feature the works of approximately 70 students from 11 departments in the College from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 12 in the Myers Convocation Center.
Cassie Craig of Orient will be presenting at the 2016 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium at AU. Craig’s poster presentation is titled “Manipulating Amounts of the Lens Protein Alpha A-Crystallin Can Alter the Development of Lens Cataract.” Craig is majoring in biology. She is the daughter of Jeffery and Melissa Craig of Orient and a 2012 graduate of Central Crossing High School.
Kaylin Henry of Circleville will be presenting at the 2016 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium at AU. Henry’s poster presentation is titled “Design is Personal.” Henry is majoring in commercial art. She is the daughter of Donnie Henry and Angela Dailey.
According to Dr. Diane Bonfiglio, assistant professor of psychology, the April 12 symposium is free and open to the public. The symposium will feature oral presentations, performances, poster presentations and art exhibitions.
Dr. Dawn Weber, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will provide the welcome and opening remarks. She said the symposium will showcase the many and varied talents of the students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
“This event provides students in the College of Arts and Sciences the chance to present the results of independent research, exhibit their artwork, or give literary readings, musical or theatrical performances in a professional setting,” Weber said. “And we are excited that the public as well as all faculty, staff and students will be able to attend these presentations and performances.”
For a complete listing of presentations, visit www.ashlandurca.blogspot.com.
Craig joins leadership honor society
Cassandra Craig of Orient is a member of Ashland University’s Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society.
Craig is majoring in biology. She is the daughter of Jeffery and Melissa Craig of Orient and a 2012 graduate of Central Crossing High School.
Omicron Delta Kappa is the National Leadership Honor Society that recognizes individuals who consistently achieve high standards of excellence throughout the five celebrated phases of campus life: arts, athletics, media, scholarship and service. The Society serves to bring people together to build and sustain a strong leadership community.
Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is awarded to undergraduate junior and senior students who achieve a grade point average within the top 35 percent of their class and participate in one of the five areas of campus life.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal