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Bob Jones University students named to President’s List

GREENVILLE, SC — The following students are among approximately 600 Bob Jones University students named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Fall 2020 semester.

To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester.

Deborah Reed is a Senior Elementary Education from Gallipolis.

Jonathan Young is a Senior Engineering from Gallipolis.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading. BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health professions, and business. BJU has over 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.

Young named to the Dean’s List at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, SC — David Young, a Junior Kinesiology major from Gallipolis, was among approximately 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List.

The Dean’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.

Coon earns fall semester Dean’s List recognition at Ohio Wesleyan University

DELAWARE — Hunter Coon of Vinton, Ohio, has been named to the 2020 fall semester Dean’s List at Ohio Wesleyan University.

To earn Dean’s List recognition, Ohio Wesleyan students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale in all applicable classes.

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more undergraduate majors than many universities its size and competes in 24 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through its signature program, The OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan teaches students to integrate knowledge across disciplines, build a diverse and global perspective, and apply knowledge in real-world settings. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives” and included on the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “best colleges” lists. Learn more at www.owu.edu.

McGuire awarded degree at YSU’s Fall Commencement

YOUNGSTOWN — Brianna McGuire of Gallipolis, was one of more than 1,000 students awarded undergraduate and advanced degrees and certificates at Youngstown State University’s Fall Commencement.

McGuire earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Individual Curriculum Program

Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that offers nearly 13,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching, scholarship and public service. As a major educational and economic development resource in the region, YSU is known for its focus on academic research and creative programs that transform its students into successful professionals, scholars and leaders. Located in the heart of the Tech Belt between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, YSU provides opportunities for students to actively participate with accomplished faculty, often in one-on-one settings, on advanced research and creative collaborations. The beautiful 145-acre campus includes high-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art labs and performance facilities, a variety of on-campus housing options and recreational facilities among the best in the nation. For more information, visit www.ysu.edu.