University News – June 6

Students make Ohio Northern’s dean’s List

Rachael Miller, daughter of Allan and Kim Miller, and Michaela Walker, daughter of Greg and Allison Walker, have been named to the Ohio Northern University dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester.

Miller is a fourth year pharmacy major. Walker is a senior nursing major. Both are from Columbus.

Business major makes Heidelberg’s dean’s list

Emily Nolting of Columbus has been named to the spring semester’s dean’s list at Heidelberg University.

Nolting is a junior business administration and economics major.

Locals earn Southern Indiana dean’s list

Eight Columbus residents made the 2016 dean’s list for the University of Southern Indiana.

The students are Erica Burton, Rachel E. Davis, Regan L. Grieger, Alexa K. Husmann-Miller, Isabel K. Hyer, Bailey E. Jewett, Katherine C. Martin and Haley E. Piatkowski.

Students honored at University of Cincinnati

Amanda Harmon of North Vernon and Mason Nowels of Columbus made the 2016 dean’s list for the University of Cincinnati.

Local students who graduated from Cincinnati are:

Amanda Harmon, of North Vernon, Bachelor of Science in nursing.

Sai Subrahmanya Vishnu Kesavamatham, of Columbus, Master of Engineering.

Purdue Polytechnic accepting applications

Applications are being accepted through June 15 for Purdue Polytechnic Columbus’ fall 2016 classes.

Fields of study being offered are:

Computer and information technology


Mechanical engineering technology

Industrial engineering technology

Engineering technology

Organizational leadership

Supply chain management technology

All degree programs are identical to ones at Purdue’s main campus. Apply through Purdue’s West Lafayette campus.

Information:; Whitney Ramer, 812-348-2027, [email protected]

Local elected to scholastic fraternity

Sage Mitch of Columbus was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary scholastic fraternity at the end of the academic year at Carleton College.

The fraternity was founded in 1776 and the Carelton chapter elects students in the highest 15 percent of their graduating class to become members.

3 from area graduate from Trine University

Three area students were among the 500 who took part in commencement ceremonies for Trine University’s School of Professional Studies on May 7. They were:

Kelly Baker, Columbus, Master of Science in Leadership

Jessica Handley, North Vernon, cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Management

Monica Ozaeta, Columbus, Master of Science in Leadership

Columbus native graduates Clemson

Patrick James Lannan of Columbus graduated May 7 from Clemson Uni-versity. He earned a Master of Science in mechanical engineering degree.

5 make spring dean’s list at Trine University

Five area students made Trine University’s spring 2016 dean’s list for the School of Professional Studies. They were:

Meghan Bartells of Columbus a senior studying applied management

Melissa Crider of Columbus a senior studying applied management

Jessica Handley of North Vernon a senior studying applied management

Jonathan Kiefner of Columbus a senior studying applied management

Anna Wylonis-Connors of Columbus a junior studying psychology

Students makes president’s list

Four area students are among main campus students at Trine University named to the president’s list for the spring semester. They are:

Grant Hensley, of Columbus, a sophomore majoring in design engineering technology

Joetta Adams, of Hope, a junior majoring in criminal justice

Sylvia Babcock,of Columbus, a senior majoring in psychology

Kristine Gasper, of North Vernon, a senior majoring in applied management

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.

Yellow Belt Training Course

A Yellow Belt training course is being offered by Ivy Tech Community College, taught by a certified trainer, to help professionals prepare for ASQ Yellow Belt Certification exam.

It will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13, 20 and 27 in Room 2220 of the Columbus Learning Center, 4555 Central Ave., Columbus. There will be an additional 20 hours of outside study. The certification exam will be July 11 at the Columbus Learning Center.

Costs are $93.86 for the ASQ handbook and $189 for the ASQ certification exam fee. Seating is limited.