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Miami Second Year Achievement Award winners announced

Second-year award winners

Miami recognized 14 second-year students for their outstanding leadersship contributions. The students are pictured with President David Hodge, right, and Mike O'Neal, left, director of second year programs.

Fourteen Miami University second-year students received the Second Year Achievement Award for their contributions in undergraduate research, leadership and community service.

The award is sponsored by Miami’s second year programs. Students honored:

Alex Belman, political science and economics double major from Clarksburg, Maryland, for his work raising money for breast cancer research with the “Beards For Boobs” student organization and the Susan G. Komen “Passionately Pink” campaign.

Taylor Bryant, interactive media studies major from Fairfield, for her work with the Campus Activities Committee and as an orientation leader on the Miami University Hamilton campus.

Briana Deer, zoology major from McMurray, Pennsylvania, for her work with the First Year Research Experience as an undergraduate research assistant and for her work with the campus chapter of OXFAM.

Matthew Dunn, microbiology major from Dublin, for his work with the honors program, undergraduate research, the scholar leader community and St. Jude Hospital.

“Gabe” Fisher, university studies major from Trenton, for his outstanding work and leadership in the Voice of America Learning Center, the Professional MBA program and the Corporate & Community Institute.

Deepika Hebbalalu, psychology major from Mason, for her work as a student orientation undergraduate leader.  She is also a member of the honors program and now serves as president of the honors program advisory board.

Sharon Kootin-Sanwu, marketing major from Cincinnati, for her work with the Wilks Leadership Institute, the Scholar Leader Community, the Indian Student Association and Black Women Empowered.

Catherine Lok, biology major from Upper Sandusky, for her work with the office of community engagement and service, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Alzheimer’s Association, American Diabetes Association and End Slavery Cincinnati.

Alex Mains, integrated mathematics education major from Harrison, for his work with Miami’s Adopt-a-School program, the Miami Bridge Church tutoring program, The 707 (a collegiate ministry program) and Global Buddies, as well as his work as a student employee.

Tanner McClellan, kinesiology major from Columbus, for her contributions to EDL 206: The Nature of Group Leadership and for her leadership with Best Buddies Friends Choir, a singing group for adults with disabilities.

Stephanie Raudenbush, athletic training major from Chesterland, for her work and leadership on the university club sport Quidditch team, the equestrian team and for service planning a universitywide blood drive.

Janell Roeper, music education major from Grafton, for her work as a resident adviser, a librarian in the Amos Music Library and a staff member in the financial aid office. She also is a member of Tau Beta Sigma, a squad leader in marching band, president of symphony band and an ambassador for the College of Creative Arts.

Cody Rush, kinesiology major from Hamilton, for his service as a student worker and student manager in the Haines Food Court and the Armstrong Student Center.

Hollie Schaffer, biochemistry major from Saint Charles, lllinois, for her work with the First Year Research Experience, for writing and receiving a grant to pursue research on pancreatic cancer, for leadership with Miami Navigators and for the creation of a Miami chapter of the Global Medical Brigade.

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Luxembourg
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  • Luxembourg
    Luxembourg

    John E. Dolibois European Center, Luxembourg

    One of Miami's oldest continuous study abroad programs, the Miami University John E. Dolibois Center (MUDEC) in Luxembourg offers students the opportunity to enroll in Miami classes taught by European-based and Ohio-based Miami faculty. Students enjoy a unique combination of first-class academics, engagement in the local community, and various faculty-guided and independent travel opportunities.

    Contact and emergency information for the Luxembourg Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    Château de Differdange
    1, Impasse du Château
    L-4524 Differdange
    Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    luxembourg@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/luxembourg

    217-222 MacMillan Hall
    531 E. Spring Street
    Oxford, Ohio 45056, USA

    Directions

    Main Operator: 011-352-582222-1
    Oxford-based Coordinator: 513-529-5050
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • West Chester
    West Chester

    Voice of America Learning Center

    Located midway between Cincinnati and Dayton along I-75, the Voice of America Learning Center (VOALC) offers undergraduate and graduate courses and programs drawn from Miami's Regional and Oxford campuses. Home to Miami's MBA program, the Learning Center provides ready access to graduate programs for area educators and courses leading to the BIS degree for undergraduates.

    Contact and emergency information for the Voice of America Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    7847 VOA Park Dr.
    (Corner of VOA Park Dr. and Cox Rd.)
    West Chester, OH 45069
     
    voalc@MiamiOH.edu
    MiamiOH.edu/voalc

    Printable Floor Plan
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    Main Operator: 513-895-8862
    (From Middletown) 513-217-8862
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Middletown
    Middletown

    Middletown Regional Campus

    Nestled on 141 acres near I-75, Miami University Middletown offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Nearby Greentree Health Science Academy immerses Miami's nursing and health information technology students in the health care experience while taking classes.

    Contact and emergency information for the Middletown Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

     4200 N. University Blvd.
    Middletown, OH 45042
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
    Directions

    Main Operator: 513-727-3200
    (Toll-free) 1-86-MIAMI-MID
    Office of Admission: 513-727-3216
    Campus Status Line: 513-727-3477
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Hamilton
    Hamilton

    Hamilton Regional Campus

    A compact, friendly, commuter campus, Miami Hamilton offers bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and beginning coursework for most four-year degrees. Small class sizes, on-site child care, and flexible scheduling make Miami Hamilton attractive to students at all stages of life and career.

    Contact and emergency information for the Hamilton Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    1601 University Blvd.
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    regionalwebmaster@MiamiOH.edu
    regionals.MiamiOH.edu

    Printable Campus Map
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    Main Operator: 513-785-3000
    Office of Admission: 513-785-3111
    Campus Status Line: 513-785-3077
    Emergency info: regionals.MiamiOH.edu/emergency

  • Oxford
    Oxford

    Miami University, Oxford Ohio

    Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

    Contact and emergency information for the Oxford Campus. Starting with general contact info on the left; additional contact and emergency information on the right.

    501 E. High St.
    Oxford, OH 45056

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    Main Operator: 513-529-1809
    Office of Admission: 513-529-2531
    Vine Hotline: 513-529-6400
    Emergency info: MiamiOH.edu/emergency