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Christopher Welder graduates from Christian Brothers University

Memphis ­— Christopher Keith Welder of Cleveland graduated May 12 from Christian Brothers University with a master of business administration degree. Welder is the son of Keith and Nancy Welder. Christian Brothers University is a four-year private, Catholic university ranked among the top 25 Southern universities by U.S. News and World Report, among the best Southeastern colleges by the Princeton Review and among the top 20 percent of “America’s Best Colleges in the Nation” by Forbes.

Bailey receives degree from Martin Methodist College

PULASKI — Lessie Lee Bailey of Cleveland received her bachelor of science degree in biology during Martin Methodist College’s 141st commencement, held Saturday, May 5, on the school’s Campus Green in Pulaski. She was a member of the largest graduating class in Martin Methodist history, with 160 degree recipients.

Bryan College announces local

students with Dean’s List honor

DAYTON — Local students are among 179 undergraduates named to the Bryan College Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester.

Students earn Dean’s List recognition by recording an average in the top 25 percent of grades by students in the traditional undergraduate program for that semester.

Students named to the Dean’s List included:

Corey Heartfield, son of Darleen Heartfield of Cleveland; Emily Moon, daughter of David and Alice Moon of Birchwood; Anna Stewart, daughter of Steve and Lisa Stewart of Cleveland; Clarissa Stewart, daughter of Steve and Lisa Stewart of Cleveland; Elizabeth Vest, daughter of Larry and Mead Vest of Cleveland; and Sarah Vest, daughter of Larry and Mead Vest of Cleveland.

Bryan is a Christian liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 19 areas and master’s degrees in business administration and Christian studies. The college has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 16 consecutive years as being among the Top Tier of Southern liberal arts colleges.

Jones awarded doctorate from Creighton University

OMAHA, Neb. — Rebecca Jones of Charleston was awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree during Creighton University’s spring commencement ceremony at the CenturyLink Center Omaha. University President Timothy R. Lannon, S.J., presided over his first May commencement as Creighton president. CNN news anchor and former White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux was the commencement speaker, and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Omaha, Neb., enrolls more than 4,100 undergraduate and 3,200 professional school and graduate students. Nationally recognized for providing a balanced educational experience, the university offers a rigorous academic agenda with a broad range of disciplines, providing undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs that emphasize educating the whole person: academically, socially and spiritually. Creighton has been a top-ranked Midwestern university in the college edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine for more than 20 years.

Adam Martin named on

Brevard College Honor Roll

BREVARD, N.C. — Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., has named Adam Martin of Cleveland to the Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

To be eligible for the Honor Roll, students must be enrolled full time and earn a GPA of 3.0 to 3.49 during the semester.

Brevard College offers a range of distinctive baccalaureate degree programs on a beautiful residential campus in Brevard. Curriculum at Brevard combines small-classroom instruction with creative internships and immersion experiences, provides a strong core in the liberal arts and offers great strength in fine arts as well as in interdisciplinary programs that educate for leadership and service and draw on the natural resources of the college’s mountain setting.

Local students named to King College President’s List

BRISTOL — King College announced students in traditional and professional studies undergraduate programs who received academic honors for the spring 2012 semester.

Local students on this semester’s list include: Laura Ashley Ruth of Cleveland and Payton Elizabeth Tipton of Cleveland. The King College President’s List recognizes students who take at least 12 hours of academic work and achieve a perfect 4.0 semester GPA. Students taking at least 12 hours of academic work and attaining a semester grade point average within the range of 3.50 to 3.99 are honored on the King College Dean’s List. For the spring 2012 semester, 863 students were honored with 373 named to the College’s President’s List and 490 to the Dean’s List.

King College is a Presbyterian, master’s-level comprehensive college structured on a university model. Founded in 1867, the college offers more than 80 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, digital media, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing.

Cortnee Young named to King College Dean’s List

BRISTOL — Cortnee Ruth Young of Cleveland was recently named to the King College Dean’s List for the spring semester 2012. The list recognizes those who participate in at least 12 hours of academic work and attain a semester GPA within the range of 3.50 to 3.99. For the spring 2012 semester, 863 students were honored with 373 named to the College’s President’s List and 490 to the Dean’s List.