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Cedarville ranked 6th in Midwest

CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University, known for its rigorous academic standards from a Christian worldview, is ranked sixth in the Midwest according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Regional Colleges ranking.“At Cedarville University, we focus on equipping students to pursue excellence with a Gospel mission,” said Thomas White, president. “Seeing that U.S. News & World Report has listed Cedarville as one of the premier universities in the Midwest ...

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AUM launches student-centered teacher training

YELLOW SPRINGS — Antioch University Midwest (AUM) launched a new hybrid course-based program aimed at meeting the needs of its current early childhood education teachers interested in integrating Reggio-inspired principles into their classrooms.The Reggio Emilia Approach (REA) is focused on seeing children as active contributors to their education, rather than the target of instruction. The REA program can be embedded as a concentration within a Master’s of Education de...

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Xenia schools have pride

We are off to a wonderful start of the school year thanks to each of you and all of your hard work.Xenia Community Schools Pride: You have often heard me refer to our school district as a “family.” There is a feeling of camaraderie in our school district and community that is just so special. Friday night was a perfect example of that. We had our first home football game of the year. Despite temperatures hovering around 90 degrees, the home side of the ...

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Cedarville has record enrollment — again

CEDARVILLE — For the eighth consecutive year, Cedarville University has achieved record student enrollment. The University’s total enrollment has climbed to 3,620, surpassing last year’s record of 3,472 students.“We are thankful to God for the stewardship he has entrusted to us at Cedarville University with another record student enrollment,” said Thomas White, president. “We have a vision to be bold with students pursuing their passion and procl...

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Cedarville launches national ad campaign

CEDARVILLE — Be Bold … Pursue Your Passion … Proclaim Christ.These words articulate the direction of Cedarville University‘s new $300,000 national advertising campaign that launched Sept. 1.

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Xenia schools start strong

Great start: I cannot put into words how tickled I am with the way this school year has started. We had a terrific opening day program with the marching band and the cheerleaders welcoming everyone into the auditorium. Administrative Specialist Mark Manley welcomed the new teachers in attendance and then he recognized the staff members who have given 30 or more years of service to our young people.

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‘Black Lagoon’ author coming to Xenia

XENIA — Xenia Community Schools is bringing renowned author Mike Thaler to the five elementary buildings during the week of Sept. 29.An award-winning author and illustrator, Thaler’s belief is that story writing and riddles are the tools needed to stimulate children’s awareness of language and its creative use. Thaler, who has written more than 250 books for children including “Black Lagoon,” travels the world sharing his message with teachers and chil...

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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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