University News – February 5

Local students named to university dean’s lists

The following students have been named to the dean’s list at their respective colleges and universities:

» Loyola University Chicago Columbus: Abigail Wilson Cedarville University Columbus: Grace Flint

» Kennesaw State University Columbus: Cedrick Kalukuta

» University of Dayton Columbus: Andrew Albers

» Ashland University Columbus: Katlin Meek

» Miami University Columbus: Lyndsay Bare, Hope Manley, Grace Sonderman

Ivy Tech broadcast features WWE star

A World Wrestling Entertainment star will participate in a broadcast event sponsored by the Ivy Tech Community College Columbus chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Thaddeus Bullard, who is known professionally as Titus O’Neil, will speak at Montclair State University in New Jersey that will be streamed at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Columbus Learning Center Summerville room. Bullard has helped with fundraising and awareness for organizations such as United Way, Susan G. Komen, Special Olympics and others.

All viewers of the live broadcast are invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook, which will be answered live during the event. The broadcast event is free to community members and Ivy Tech students, faculty and staff.

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