Alliance-area college graduates, honored students listed

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University of Mount Union

ALLIANCE – The following University of Mount Union students volunteered to assist in university’s MLK Day of Service on Jan. 22. The students were among about 285 volunteers who worked at 10 locations completing projects for area agencies and churches. Participating community partners included Bags with a Blessing, Compassion Delivered, the Valentine Project, YWCA of Alliance, Feed My Sheep Ministries, Union Avenue United Methodist Church, Hartville Thrift Shoppe, Alliance for Children and Families, Alliance Parks and Recreation, Family Empowerment Ministries, Inc. and the Alliance Community Pantry. Mount Union's Regula Center for Public Service coordinates the event each year.

ALLIANCE – Allie Cox, Mara Cvelbar, Sam Denny, Connor Ecrement, Maria Ellesin, Howard Frazier, Amelia/Mia Holt-Hoskins, Jarek Leonard, Gabrielle Lozoya, Brandon Mazzei, Andrew McMillen, Jack Penturf, Connor Phillips, Blayne Reith, Maria Sams, Christopher Sams, Madison Serrano, Seth Stevens, Krissy Tarter, Zaire Wood, Anthony Young

BERLIN CENTER – Kelley Adair.

CANAL FULTON – Gina Hoffman.

CANFIELD – Noah Cannon.

CANTON – Danielle Bisesi, Alex Burkhart, Grace Clark, Kendra Kuehn, Ryan Mollica, Dayna Premier, Madi Scott, Lilah Shernit, Jon Starek and Mollie Thomas.

COLUMBIANA – Alyssa Tohm.

DEERFIELD – Lauren Amodio

EAST LIVERPOOL – Kayley Black and Harley Smith.

EAST PALESTINE – Jaliyah Mixon

EAST ROCHESTER – Haley Kohl.

HOMEWORTH – Brooke Leonard and Jillian Pidgeon.

HARTVILLE – Lizzie Romigh.

LAKE MILTON – Kay Carson.

LOUISVILLE – Alexis Orzo and Joshua Sanford.

MAGNOLIA – Courtney Snyder.

MASSILLON – Meghan Casto and Austin Hindley.

MINERAL RIDGE – Katelyn Lesko.

MINERVA – Hannah Gillis.

NORTH CANTON – Tobey Dick, Leah Kadlecek, Aaliyah Kinnard, Chessie Misja, Michael Schoeppner and Cole VanNatta.

SALEM – Belle Cope, April George and Olivia McLean.

UNIONTOWN – Arianna Bloom, Urgela Figaro and Madison Pepper.

WARREN – Lexie Drewek and Olivia Faler.

WINONA – Marissa Scott from Winona.

YOUNGSTOWN – Carolyn Boccieri, Santino Diaz-Palma, Emily Maroni and Ashley Ray.

OUTSIDE ALLIANCE REGION – Emma Staley of Calcutta, Ohio; Kanemah Rambi of Kenosha, Wisconsin; Justin Sturgill of Lorain; and Richard Ulam of New Springfield.

Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, South Carolina – The following Alliance-area students were named to the dean's list for Fall 2021 at Coastal Carolina University. Students who make the dean's list have achieved a GPA between 3.5 and 3.99 for the semester. Students recognized include: Jaycie Miller of Alliance, a psychology major; Jayden Frank of Hartville, a marine science major; and Gabriel Heinrich of Leetonia, a biology major.

Georgia Tech

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech presented degrees to about 4,900 undergraduate and graduate students during its commencement exercises in December. Alliance-area students who received degrees were:

• Laura Schaeffer of Beloit, doctor of philosophy in psychology.

• Miriam Blaine of North Canton, bachelor of science in chemical and biomolecular engineering with highest honors.

Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pennsylvania – The following area students were named to the dean's list for Fall 2021 at Grove City College – the Mariah Francis of Atwater; Maci Linhart of Columbiana; Harrison Penaflor and Eliz Slabaugh of Hartville; and Ryan Appleby and Cameron Morrison of Louisville. Students eligible for the dean's list have a GPA of at least 3.40.

Heidelberg University

TIFFIN – The following Alliance-area students have been named to the dean's list at Heidelberg University for Fall 2021 – Olivia Franks of Alliance, a sophomore studying business administration; Lillian Whitcomb of East Canton, a junior majoring in business administration; and David Harbaugh of Hartville, a junior studying environmental science and sustainability.

Muskingum University

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Alexandra Fankhauser of Louisville has been named to the Fall 2021 dean's list at Muskingum University. To be named, students must earn a term grade-point average of 3.60 or above on a minimum 12 semester hours. Riley Mesler of Salem and Gretchen Cogan of Minerva have been named to the Fall 2021 president's list at Muskingum University. To be named, students must earn a term GPA of 3.90 or above on a minimum 12 semester hours.

Southern New Hampshire University

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Southern New Hampshire University has named the following students to its president’s list for Fall 2021. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum GPA of 3.7 are named to the list. Alliance-area students named were Ashley Hall of Alliance; Angelica Gall of Louisville; and James Bondar and Kyle Jones of Salem. Students named to the dean’s list have earned a minimum GPA of 3.5. Alliance-area students on the list are Dalton Bergert of Alliance; Jasmine Gorby of Beloit; and Dove Dotson of Salem.

Walsh University

NORTH CANTON – Walsh University has announced 635 students qualified for the Fall 2021 dean’s list. Students enrolled for at least 12 credits who achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher in any semester are included on the list. Below are the Alliance-area students named to the dean's list.

ALLIANCE – Chase Barstow; Eric Bowman; Ashley Grier; Dakota Gurney; Rachel Harker; James Kast; Abby Moore; and Dylan Shrock.

BELOIT – Skylee Bowlin.

CARROLLTON – Sadie Pozderac; and Abigail Shockey.

EAST CANTON – Katelyn Kennedy; Haley Kiko; Joseph Knopp; Michael Mareno III; Payton Popick; and Erika Witter.

HARTVILLE – Madison Kirby; Payton Knoch; Rochelle Leeper; and Wyatt Toregas.

LOUISVILLE – Zahra Abdulkarim H. Alfardan; Fatimah Alsultan; Kayla Anderson; Sarah Cantley; Sydney Daniel; Sydney Doyle; Joseph Duerr; Nickolas Eneix; Kathleen Frase; Kayla Gibson; Logan Ison; Lily Jones; Rachel Kibler; Jared Mathie; Isabelle Menegay; Iris Menegay; Bailey Menegay; Jordan Shearer; Emma Springer; and Fallon VanZant.

MINERVA – Haili Kendall; and Julie White.

SALEM – Morgan Ahart.

Youngstown State University

YSU fall graduates

YOUNGSTOWN – The following Alliance-area students were awarded degrees and certificates at Youngstown State University's fall commencement:

Alliance

Stephen Styranec, associate of arts.

Nicholas Gainor, bachelor of arts in communication studies-persuasion track.

Lindsay Johnson, bachelor of science in nursing in nursing RN to BSN.

Columbiana

Nathanael Montgomery, bachelor of fine arts in theatre.

Amanda Moreschi, bachelor of science in applied science in criminal justice.

Vincent Vivo, bachelor of science in business administration in marketing sales.

Jacob Clark, bachelor of science in business administration in marketing management.

Andrea Andrusewicz, bachelor of science in education in early childhood education/early childhood intervention specialist.

Candace Riddle, bachelor of social work.

Julie Galchick, bachelor of social work.

Jacklynn Mercer, master of arts in professional communication.

Danielle Yanssens, master of business administration in business leadership.

Thomas Higbee, master of science in criminal justice.

Hartville

Brianna Henley, bachelor of science in applied science in allied health.

Tiffany Henley, bachelor of science in applied science in allied health.

Salem

Zane Hutcheson, bachelor of science in business administration, a certificate in leadership and a certificate in nonprofit leadership.

Paige Butcher, bachelor of science in applied science in criminal justice, and a certificate in forensic science.

Nichole Santini, bachelor of arts in psychology.

Delanie Pagnucco, bachelor of science in business administration in human resource management.

Ashley Marx, bachelor of science in education in early childhood education/early childhood intervention specialist.

Kelli Miller, master of business administration in business leadership.

Travis McDonald, master of business administration in business healthcare management.

YSU students boost dementia patients

The following area residents were among a group of YSU students who participated in the Opening Minds through Art program at Danridge's Burgundi Manor long-term care facility on Youngstown's east side – Zoe Guzman of Youngstown; Autumn Hawkins of Salem; and Taylor Perry of North Lima. Students participated in the program in Fall 2021, working with residents each week, helping them create artwork. The program culminated with an art show at Burgundi Manor. The Sociology of Dementia class, taught by Tiffany Hughes, YSU associate professor of gerontology, teaches the nature, causes, symptoms and social consequences of dementia, with attention to the status of aging and to the status of those living with dementia in contemporary society.

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