College News and Notes

Brooks becomes member of Ashland University Art Club

ASHLAND — Rachel Brooks of Coolville, Ohio, is a member of the art club at Ashland University.

Brooks is majoring in fine art. Brooks is a 2016 graduate of Eastern High School.

The Ashland University Art Club gives students the opportunity to acquire and hone their skills throughout their years as an undergraduate. Art club allows its members to become capable and practicing artists. Members have opportunities to showcase their best work from their freshman year into their senior year.

Ashland University is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###

Young awarded degree from Miami University

OXFORD — Collen Young of Rutland, Ohio, was among more than 1,300 students from Miami University who received degrees during fall commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Millett Hall.

Young graduated CUMwith a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Professional Writing.

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.