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Published: January 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Golden Flashes graduate

Kent State University has announced its graduates following the summer 2016 semester. Students from Twinsburg who received their diplomas included: Desmond Bolden, Tyler Gross, Becky Herr, Candace Jones, Pouya Jouharian, Christina Labib, Zilong Liu, Dianna Minear, Carmen Olivo, Racquel Robinson, Amy Sarver, Mariam Talbort, Timothy Tupta and Taylor Wright.

Kent State names dean's list

Kent State University recently recognized nearly 370 undergraduate students, including Alexia Herring of Twinsburg, who have been named to the dean's list for summer 2016. Undergraduate students who obtain a 3.400 GPA or higher while maintaining 12 or more credit hours during the spring qualify to receive this honor.

Twinsburgstudent awarded

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Morgan Murphy of Twinsburg has received the Graduate Professional and Academic Development Certificate of Participation from Kent State University. Murphy has participated in multiple GPAD workshops and is among 42 Kent State University students to receive this honor in the fall 2016 semester. The one-hour workshops are free to KSU graduate students and are multidisciplinary in nature. The GPAD workshops are offered during a one-week block in the fall and spring semesters. The workshops are a collaborative between the university's Division of Graduate Studies and other campus units including University Libraries, Research and Sponsored Programs, Information Services, the Multicultural Center, and the Career Services Center. Facilitated by university faculty, administrators and teaching fellows, the GPAD workshops include topics such as technology tools, searching for grant funding, writing a literature review and negotiating a job salary/offer.

Miami student studies abroad

Miami University students spent the summer 2016 semester studying abroad. Local students included Sarah Childs of Twinsburg, who studied in the Czech Republic. With 49 percent of Miami undergraduate students studying abroad for credit by the time they graduate, Miami is ranked first among public doctoral institutions nationwide for students studying abroad. In addition to Miami's Luxembourg campus, Miami students can study abroad in more than 90 locations around the world. Miami offers more than 350 co-sponsored study abroad programs that permit scholarship transfer.

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