College Briefing

Wright earns degree from Western Governors University

SALT LAKE CITY – Jeffrey Wright of East Liverpool, has received his M.S. Special Education from Western Governors University ( The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12.

Hartung receives Ph.D.

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Alyssa Hartung, a native of Hookstown, Pa., received a Ph.D.-Chemistry degree from the University of Iowa at the close of the 2014 spring semester.

College Briefing

Geneva College Spring 2014 Dean’s List

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The Dean’s List is a roster of undergraduate students who have achieved high standing in their courses. To be eligible for this recognition, students must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit hours or more. Geneva College is proud to present the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester and congratulates these students on reaching this level of academic excellence.

East Liverpool – Jocelyn N. Wamsley, grad senior, human services

Lisbon – Don M. Clark, sophomore, communication

Midland, Pa. – Nicki L. Poland, grad senior, education; Katie A Smith, junior, accounting

New Cumberland, W.Va. – Kaitlynn M. Williamson, senior, sociology

Wellsville – Jordan D. Bouscher, senior, business

Culp earns degree

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Cody Culp, a graduate of East Liverpool High School and a son of James and Sue Ann Culp of East Liverpool, recently earned his degree in international business at Westminster College.