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Area students earn NEOMED degrees

ROOTSTOWN – Northeast Ohio Medical University celebrated the accomplishments of its graduates in a special virtual ceremony on May 2. The University honored its newest physicians, pharmacists, medical researchers and other professionals who earned degrees as part of the University’s 40th graduating class.

The live feed will paired pre-recorded components of a traditional-looking ceremony with live participation of students via Zoom. Members of NEOMED’s Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Graduate Studies interacted in real-time and celebrated as their names are called for their degree conferrals all from the comfort of their homes with family and loved ones.

Tanner Mathews of Alliance.

Taylor Baum of Homeworth.

Matthew Davis of Alliance.

Kenneth Decker of Alliance.

Dana Webb of Salem.

Baird, Oates on Slippery Rock dean’s list

SLIPPERY ROCK – Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. The dean’s list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits. Area students on the dean’s list include Lydia Baird of Salem and Avery Oates from East Palestine.

Metzgar, Kline receive Ashland degrees

ASHLAND, Ohio – The following students completed their Ashland University degree requirements following the spring 2020 semester:

Haille Metzgar of Lisbon received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree from Ashland University following spring semester classes. Metzgar majored in Hospitality Management. Metzgar is a 2016 graduate of David Anderson High School.

Randy Rininger Kline of Alliance received a Master of Education degree from Ashland University following spring semester classes. Rininger Kline majored in Educational Leadership Studies.

Local students named to Capital’s President’s List

BEXLEY, Ohio – Jillian Ochsendorf of Alliance and Brendan Stinson of Alliance were named to the President’s List at Capital University for the spring 2020 semester.

Capital has three lists denoting academic distinction among full-time, degree-seeking students: the President’s List, Provost’s List, and Dean’s List. The President’s List indicates the highest level of academic distinction. To be named to the President’s List, students must have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.85.

Rutecki earns degrees from Marietta College

MARIETTA– Austin Rutecki of Lisbon was among more than 175 students who were conferred degrees during Marietta College’s virtual commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 3.

Rutecki completed requirements for a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication Studies. Rutecki is a graduate of David Anderson High School.


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