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Herald News Report

Borges graduates

KINGSTON, R.I. — At the University of Rhode Island’s 130th Commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22 about 3,300 undergraduate and 700 graduate degrees were awarded. The former students became the University’s newest alumni. Alex Octavio Borges of Beavercreek received a bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics.

Carrafiello serves as delegate

BATON ROUGE, Lo. — Dr. Susan Carrafiello, Director of the University Honors Program at Wright State University, represented the institution’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—at the 44th Biennial Convention held July 28-30 in Atlanta, Ga.

Carrafiello of Dayton currently serves as President of the Wright State chapter and attended the convention as the chapter’s voting delegate. The convention brought together more than 300 attendees including chapter officers, board members, Headquarters staff and guests from across the nation.

Culpepper studies abroad

OXFORD — Abigail Culpepper is one of three Miami University students who received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

The scholarship program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad by supporting US undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding; the program also aims to diversify the countries and regions where students go to study.

Culpepper of Beavercreek is earning a bachelors of arts international studies, bachelor of arts majoring in international studies, linguistics. She will study in France.

BGSU summer dean’s list, graduates

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University has announced the undergraduate students who have been named to the summer semester dean’s list and graduated.

To achieve the dean’s list students must have a grade point averages of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale and must carry no fewer than 12 letter-graded credit hours per semester. The following Greene County residents were recognized: Dakota Brunsman of Xenia and Adrianne Beer of Yellow Springs.

Candidates for summer commencement include the following students from Greene County: Joseph Lampton of Fairborn, bachelor of science in business administration; Corrinne Sullivan of Beavercreek, master of education and Emily Adams of Dayton, Master of Education.

Greene County News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

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