Cedarville hosting Math Circle

CEDARVILLE — Math Circle, a 14-week program designed to strengthen math skills for fifth- and sixth- grade students, will begin Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Cedarville University’s Engineering and Science Center. There is no cost to enroll in the program, but space is limited to 12 students. Classes are from 3:30-5 p.m. each Tuesday.Working with professors from Cedarville’s department of science and mathematics, students will solve math problems, play math games, and talk ...

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Cedarville hosting poverty forum

CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University will host a seminar entitled, The Poverty of Nations, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, with special guests Wayne Grudem, Ph.D. and Barry Asmus, Ph.D., co-authors of “The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution.”The event will be held in the Dixon Ministry Center and is open to the public.Grudem and Asmus are nationally known for their economic and biblical perspectives. Asmus is a senior economist with the National Center f...

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Washington Monthly gives Cedarville high marks

CEDARVILLE — According to Washington Monthly, Cedarville University — ranked 15 nationally — is the best baccalaureate university in Ohio.The ranking among baccalaureate institutions is based on social mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and service (encouraging students to give something back to their country).Five other Ohio schools were listed in the top 50. They i...

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UPS scholarship awarded to Cedarville student

CEDARVILLE — Emma Blanche Villanueva, a sophomore at Cedarville University, has been selected to receive a $2,400 UPS Scholarship provided through The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges.The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges is a statewide association for private colleges and universities that is affiliated with the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). At the national level, CIC teams up with the UPS Foundation to distribute funding of the UPS Scholarship. This ye...

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CSU hosting distracted driving program

WILBERFORCE — Central State University is offering a distracted and drunken driving education program for students.The university is hosting UNITE and it’s Arrive Alive Tour 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 27.UNITE brings health and wellness programs to high school and college campuses across the nation. Its programs are designed to heighten awareness to the dangers and consequences of drunken and distracted driving.The Arrive Alive program uses a high...

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Court justices to speak at XHS

XENIA — Two Ohio Supreme Court justices will be speak at the next Xenia Republican Women’s Club meeting.Justices Sharon Kennedy and Judith French will be the featured presenters as the club opens its September meeting to the public, 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Bob Hope Auditorium inside Xenia High School. The Justices will discuss the role of the Ohio Supreme Court in Ohioans’ daily lives and the process of hearing cases.A question-and-answer session will be ...

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Scholarship fundraiser set

XENIA — Greene County Farm Forum is offering a scholarship fundraiser set for Saturday, Sept. 13 with music and food to help fund college scholarships.Featured music will be performed by the Mad River Bluegrass Band and food by McCoy Catering. Also featured will be Jimbo the Magician. The meal will include pulled pork, BBQ chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs along with all the trimmings.The activity starts at 4 p.m. and will be held at the Greene County Career Center ...

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Xenia preschool awarded $1,000

XENIA — Xenia Community Schools’ preschool was awarded $1,000 by the schools foundation.The “Story Time Literacy and Learning Grant,” funded for the 2014-2015 school year, will be used by Library Assistant Lynn A. Engle to purchase books, CDs, felt boards and stories, large motor materials and puppets.

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CSU partners with Cameroon university

WILBERFORCE — American International University in Cameroon and Central State University have entered into a memorandum of understanding geared at promoting intellectual exchanges between the two universities.The MOU, which has been signed by the presidents of both universities, goes into effect immediately.

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Department of Education visits Payne

WILBERFORCE — Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue and the Payne Theological Seminary community received a visit from representatives of the Department of Education this week.Lenny Springs, senior advisor to the chief operating officer for traditionally under-resourced schools, and E.T. Winzer, director, School Experience Group at U.S. Department of Education, federal student aid, took a tour of the Payne campus and met with Dr. Fitchue to discuss higher education issues.

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Cedarville offering global health certificate program

CEDARVILLE — A new certificate program designed for advanced practice nurses will begin January 2015 at Cedarville University.The Global Health Ministries certificate program will provide nurse leaders with knowledge and skills that will strengthen their career and uniquely position them to address trends in contemporary nursing practice, domestically and globally.The certificate program consists of four online courses offered in the fall and spring semesters. Each...

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Clark to head Title IX post for Cedarville

CEDARVILLE — Teresa Clark, associate professor of kinesiology, has been named the new Title IX coordinator for Cedarville University.The appointment begins Aug. 15. Clark assumes the responsibility replacing Lisa Clifton, J.D., assistant professor of social work, who recently accepted a leadership position at Asbury College.“I am honored to serve the university in this important responsibility,” said Clark after accepting the invitation from John E. Har...

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Morehead State dean’s list

MOREHEAD, Ky. — The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2014 Spring Semester includes the following local students: Jasmine O Prince of Fairborn and Taylor Dawn Ferguson of Xenia. To be eligible for dean’s list, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours.

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XCS, DP&L Energy offer ending soon

XENIA — Time is running out to save money and earn money for Xenia schools by switching to DP&L Energy.Xenia Community Schools is contracted with DP&L Energy as its electric supplier through the Educational Purchasing Cooperative (EPC). One benefit of the agreement with DP&L Energy is the Xenia Community Schools Affinity Program, which is being offered to all eligible employees, family and friends.DP&L Energy will give Xenia Community School employees, family and f...

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